Category Archives: Barn Restoration

Ye Olde Pile of Concrete Rubble is Finally Gone!!!!!

his weekend the farmer who moved the hay from the hayloft made good on his promise to remove the pile of concrete rubble from the demolition last fall.  He brought his most trusted assistant, his grandson <—-Andrew.   Who, after … Continue reading

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Planing Wood to Frame in the Windows

oday my mom helped me haul a suburban-full of 2 x 8’s to Conrad’s, where we spent the morning planing them.  Along with the new posts in the barn, they are also from the lumber I made years ago while clearing … Continue reading

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Another Car-load of Windows

y friend Dana helped me with windows yesterday, as we unloaded another car-load of 30 or so from my friend James Dean. 

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Still at the windows…

  ot much to report lately because aside from talking to an electrician and an architect, all I do is scrape, repaint and recaulk windows.  Mom felt bad for me and pitched in, scraping windows with me all morning.

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Window Refurbishing

his week, having talked to the building inspector to find out what permits I needed to get, I was disappointed to find out they need a plan for the barn’s renovation by a licensed architect before they can issue permits. … Continue reading

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