Category Archives: Tower

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

Window trim top board painted the new cream color and reinstalled. The four beadboard trim pieces repaired with Bondo and sanded smooth. Detail of the Bondo repair work. More detail. More detail.  Not sure why they pieced the trim, unless … Continue reading

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

The right and bottom framing around the diagonal decorative beadboard area have been painted the main trim cream color and reinstalled. Damaged original diagonal beadboard section. New beadboard cut to replace the original. New beadboard panels painted the dark green … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – Tower – South Side, Window Sill Repair

The window sills for the tower windows are in pretty bad shape, showing the effects of many years of neglect and weathering.  Time to try some experimenting to see what sort of process will hold up the best.  The first … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – Tower – South Side, Trim Work Demolition

All of the damaged trim work removed, and some old paint removed from the solid trim work. The diagonal beadboard, edging, and part of the surrounding trim work removed.

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Main House Exterior – Tower – South Side, Trim Work Damage Assessment

The trim work, where the tower meets the main house roof, was deteriorated pretty badly due to the many years of water leakage.  Some of the trim, pictured above, was so rotted that it got knocked off during the old … Continue reading

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