OK -folks. On with the show.
You’ll remember that the previous evening had seen us retire to the pavillion with the following arrangement constructed in the back of Herman.
During the night, my subconscious chewed over the problem and, in the morning I had a plan! -off to B&Q for some heavy duty Velcro and a couple of piano hinges. Then I hoked through our wood stash and found a couple of suitable flat planks, which I cut to size and hinged together to form a folding table top, which could be laid across the less sturdy of the two sofa-bed frames and held down with the Velcro, to give us a makeshift table-top. With the folding sofa-bed mattress placed onto the other [sturdier] frame, we now had sofa and table to sit and prepare our meals at.
Not bad, eh? -considering I was making it up as I went along and it was all knocked together out of crap, I’m pretty pleased with that. The only real bummer is that you’ve got to step over the frame of the iron bedstead to get your legs in when it’s in ‘Sofa & Table Mode’. But that’s no great hardship.