Barn Reno Part 3. Flooring
With the siding and windows almost complete, the attention has shifted to the interior. We had a first-ever this week. The gentleman delivering the event chairs looked at the barn and kindly said "Thats a good looking barn". It made our day. The floor joists and flooring are in for 3 of the 5 barn sections. The floor boards were sawn at a local sawmill using local timber. They have a natural fit with the character of the barn. The mill, Dorion WoodSource, has also kindly agreed...
Barn Reno Part 2
A quick update on progress. Work continues both on the barn and around the barn. Sherry and Claude from Mapleleaf Stucco and Stone continue to astound. The exterior work has progressed around the barn. In the following before and after work you will see none of that could have happened without Gary Roy's most excellent landscapping work. The east side of the barn had the only original window. The terrain has been leveled and new windows installed. The windows are set to provide light, of course, but also a view from the loft. Continuing on, the backside of the barn...
Barn Reno Part 1
Our cherished 100 year old barn, whose soul outshines its exterior, is getting some tender loving care. Our friends Sherry and Claude from Mapleleaf Stucco and Stone are doing a great job. Last year we replaced all the missing wall boards and fixed the sill. This year the barn interior has been emptied, cleaned and leveled. The front facing wall has now been insultated, doorways framed, windows added for natural lighting and strapping placed in preperation for siding. We have kept all the barn boards on, but you will only see them from the inside. Stay tuned. more walls, siding,...
Lift Clean Soap for the CWFHC
Gear up for Valentines
Valentines is on the horizon, so nice to have good news. be ready.