cracked plaster, bowed ceiling, raw floors, and a drafty window were restored and all original features were preserved.
B.B. Wierman House, c.1859
A full exterior restoration has been done to this Greek Revival I house. New roof, siding and stairs were added and the original windows were restored.
Living Room Restoration
All plaster and woodwork was restored and the stonework was left exposed to frame the offset mantle.
The corner of this log building had collapsed. Stones were removed, labeled, and rebuilt over a new concrete foundation
This contemporary Kitchen was removed and the original features were restored or recreated .An old hearth was discovered behind the cabinets and an original stairway was uncovered and restored. The original pine floors were reconditioned and 80 year old vintage wallpaper was hung in the traditional manner.
Grandstaff Front Hall - 1787
The nineteenth century flue was removed and the original Federal mantle was found and rebuilt to fit the original location.
Parlor - Pennybacker House
After removing the carpet, we found an interesting victorian finish on the original floor in fair condition. We blended layers of paint and shellac to match the finish preserving the nineteenth century look of the floor. The mantle and hearth area were restored, and a picture rail was installed to help maintain the repaired plaster walls.
The roof on this old spring house had collapsed and much of the frame had rotted away. The building was able to be saved and is now a focal point on of a historic property
Refinished floor -
Repairs were made to damaged boards, others were replaced with salvaged pine. The old finish was stripped and cleaned then refinished with a tung oil varnish.
Historic lime mortar is an expendable material that needs maintenance every century or so to protect the masonry from water infriltration.
Well House plaster -
Roof leaks and moisture had cause this plaster and mortar to fail. Existing plater was re-attached and stabilized, then a new three coat system was applied leaving areas of masonry exposed.
This log smokehouse was dismantled and moved to a farm several miles down the road. Several recycled logs from other old buildings were re-worked and woven in to replace damaged members and make it fit it's new site.