Category Archives: Paint

Stairway Windows (part 5)

Alternate title: “Destruction, mayhem, windows.” Well, after spending several weekends of rooftop acrobatics getting this dormer ready for paint…lots of scraping, manufacturing new and repairing some fish-scales, reattaching many of the rest, repairing the trim, and rebuilding the sills, I … Continue reading

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Scaling scales…

Just a quick update… Spent a lot of time on the roof today…in the 30-40 mph north winds, stripping paint off the fishscales. Some of it was practically stripping itself. Finished….this is a couple hours work…in biting cold, heavy wind. … Continue reading

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Paint Can of Worms…

Edit: Worked on some damage this weekend…some new information gleaned whilst working, and some input from the former owner added below… Gad…what a can of worms this opens up. It’s a seemingly simple question. What to prime my house with? … Continue reading

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