Monthly Archives: May 2004

Main House Exterior – Tower – South Side, Trim Work Repair and Reinstallation Completed

Before installing the last piece of the trim work, I added some caulk and flashing to help divert any moisture that may try to get through. Another piece of flashing to try and help protect the top of the piece … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – Tower – South Side, Trim Work Repair and Reinstallation Continued

The left and right trim pieces for the upper window have been reinstalled. Different view.

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Dining Room – The Restoration – Wall Painting Complete

I went and bought a few gallons of antique white paint and used it to “tone down” the eye burning yellow paint we originally purchased.  The result was a much more pleasant butter yellow.  The color seemed to retain the … Continue reading

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Dining Room – The Restoration – Wall Painting

After pouring over many a stack of paint chips, we finally found the perfect color to paint the new Dining Room.  We wanted a nice, bright, uplifting color. The southeast corner… The southwest corner… The northwest corner… The north wall… … Continue reading

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Dining Room – The Restoration – New Ceiling Wallpaper Painting

We painted the ceiling wallpaper the same off-white color as the moulding inside the ellipse, but we used a semi-gloss sheen to allow the details to better stand out.

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