Month: June 2011

Concentrated all effort into this section, today. Hanging these cement boards, alone, can be tricky because they’re not light in weight. To remedy this, I tack a piece of plastic strapping to the wall, and use that to get the planks leveled before I start nailing them into place. The laps in these sections got […]
Concentrated all effort into this section, today. These sections will get done later. Teaching my apprentice how to paint…
Notched out plank, installed. This next piece will need to be notched as well. The next plank with the notches cut to fit around the second and third windows… Paint applied to the notched areas… Notched plank installed…
Current stopping point for the evening… The next plank with one notch cut to fit around the second window… And, the other notch cut to fit around the first window…
Got one side trim piece for the third window installed, nail holes filled, sanded, and primed.
First new siding plank installed… A couple more planks of cement board, painted and ready to be installed… Using the marks made by my story pole, I popped a chalk line to keep the courses level… Second siding plank installed… And, the extra piece of felt paper… Final plank of the first course, installed. The […]
Beginning to paint the replacement lap siding the medium green color (Tavistock Green). We’re using the same type of cement board that was used on the Carriage House/Garage front wall. Note the stacks of old lap boards… Full shot of the side of the house, before we actually start installing the new siding… Making my […]
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