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Especially nice is our November 2010 photo page!
Lunch is served and enjoyed by all the volunteers on another
perfect weather day. May 2000.
Chris shoring up the north sill with his
newly designed and made oak wedge pairs. The sill is carrying most
of the wall weight now and will be ready for stonework under it by the second
work day. April 22, 2000.
Vernon shows off some of the 2" x 26"x
18' planks donated by Gilbert. Cut from old growth on his family's property
when he was a youngster in the 1920's, and stored in a barn since
then. April 2000.
Gilbert and Arthur hand mixing another batch of high lime
mortar for the north wall. September 1998.
Sara Lutze and helper Farouk from Lebanon work on removing 1890's
glass from window sashes donated by her and husband Richard. The
vintage glass will be re-cut and used in the remaining windows on the second
floor. April 2000.
These rails from 1910? were recently donated
with intentions of selling them for a fund raiser, anyone out there
interested? Details and further pictures available. April
Ric Puls getting measurements on timbers for repair in the
summer of 1998.
Jim considers how to proceed on making a replacement stub timber
for the bottom of a post on the north wall. May 2000.
He begins layout using framing square.
Jim tries out his adze for a little experiment
in cutting a tenon on
the end of the this replacement post end. His conclusion? He found
it "a fast
easy way to rough out" the joint. May 2000.
Kate Pearce watches the "new
technique" and gets ready to follow suit on the next one.
Using the adze to clean up the half lap that will join the
new stub to the existing.
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