Monthly Archives: June 2004

Breezeway Front – The Restoration – Building The New Wall Continued

Added the soffit board to the underside of the roof rafters. Did some paint color testing to see what combination would look best on the brackets that go between the breezeway windows.

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Main House Exterior – East Side – Siding Restoration

Stripped off all of the old paint between the window and where the new breezeway wall will be built. The old siding repainted with the new green paint. Fine, detail painting next to the window completed.

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Servant Quarters Exterior – West Side – Frieze Panel Detail Reinstallation

Repaired woodwork, ready for installation. Repaired woodwork, reinstalled at the top of the frieze panel.

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Breezeway Front – The Restoration – Building The New Wall

Added the extra bottom plate for the section of the floor outside the back door, that will be higher that the rest of the breezeway floor.  Then, we added in the wall studs to begin framing in the area where … Continue reading

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Breezeway Front – The Restoration – New Footings and Bottom Plate

We dug out and set two footing forms.  These were then filled with cement and anchor bolts were set in the cement. The end of the new bottom plate will be attached directly to the side of the Main House … Continue reading

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