Category Archives: South

Main House Exterior – South Side – Front Gable, More Decorative Shingle Reinstallation

Preparing to begin reinstalling the decorative shingles on this cold day. The next three courses reinstalled, above the first (dark green) course that was reinstalled a few months ago. A few final adjustments on the fourth (dark yellow) course. Fifth … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – South Side – Front Gable, More Decorative Shingle Repair & Painting

The section of original decorative shingles from the lower right side. The damaged decorative shingles replaced with new ones. The weather has gotten too cool to paint outside, so the shingles are having to be painted inside. The different purple … Continue reading

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Main House Eavestroughs – Eavestrough Installation, South & West Sides

With all of the brackets installed on the fascia, it’s now time to start installing the eavestroughs.  But first, they had to have the verdigris finish applied so that they would look like aged copper.  These three sections are in … Continue reading

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South Attic Window – Deconstruction

While working on the southern fascia board, I had gone ahead and removed this window due to some of the glass panes missing, and the squirrel damage.  Note the decoratively etched center pane.  This window is one of the few … Continue reading

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Main House Eavestroughs – Bracket Installation, South & East Sides

The brackets attached to the southern fascia.  The first bracket, next to the tower, is one of the angel brackets.  In order to make sure the water flows through the eavestroughs in the proper direction (in our case, from the … Continue reading

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