…and Eddie sed to Gnarstasher:

“I want to surprise the wife!”

Rest of World: “Oh really? Whose?”

Gnarstasher: (…thinking carefully after Eddie mentions his spousal-unit) “…I’m sorry Eddie, but I don’t think there is enough Bondo/Spackle/Glass-fibre/Resin in the whole of Borsetshire for such a major restoration/project!” May I suggest tearing her down and re-building (using the same size-15 feet (…that way you don’t need new planning permission!))