Category: REPAIRS

  • Roof repairs, Saturday, December 17,2011

    Roof repairs have begun to ensure that the new sanctuary ceiling doesn’t have new water damage.  The roof is 22 years old and is showing signs of wear. Tearing off the old.     The south  roof is stripped and the ice and water barrier(better than roofing paper) applied. Description: “Strip off all old shingles…

  • Progress on painting/ repairs

    As he paints, Roy Riley has repaired what is rotten. Here’s a bit of the base of one of the columns.  The trim around the base of the facade is now replaced and it’s looking almost finished.  Half  the windows are done.  He takes the sash home to work on in the shop.  Soon all…

  • Painting interupted by cold.

    The church front  has been scraped, primed, and received one coat of finish paint.  Another coat of finish will be applied when the temperature is warmer.

  • 1910 Moving Scars

    When the church was scraped the seam where the church was cut in 1910  to be moved became prominent. It looks as if they cut off the columns at the top to move it also. Some rotten wood was removed for repair revealing that the columns are purely decorative, not actually weight bearing at all.

  • Window repair, Nov. 2010

  • Scraping the church.

  • Front porch repair on Sanctuary

    Last week the column with a gap on the front porch was repaired. Check out the columns  next Sunday. Also, the leak in the flashing where the link joins the sanctuary was repaired.  You can see new shingles from the Ed. building.

  • The Bell Repair is Done!

    Thanks to Bob Hungerford for his craftsmanship, knowledge, hot, sweaty work and good humor.  He has completed the restoration of the bell. Thanks to Clark, also, his cheer leader, photographer and companion in the hot cramped steeple.  Below are “Before” and “After” shots.  Check the “Bell  and Steeple Repairs” category for more pictures along the…

  • July Bell Work

    It was 85o and very tight quarters up in the steeple.