Monday, 6 February 2012
Frosted windows and a lesson learned
We've had -20 C (-4 F) and all the windows in the conservatory have gotten beautifully frosted. We cannot see outside from the livingroom, but the light still comes in.
Also here is a lesson to be learned. Remember when I made the ice lanterns earlier? I've been making more of them. In one comment I warned not to leave the bucket with water to freeze for too long since it can break the bucket. So do as I say not as I do. Remember to remove the ice from the bucket when the lantern walls are thick enough. If all of the water frozes solid, it pushes the bottom of the bucket so hard that it eventually breaks. Like this: