The front doors are on and work continues on the siding toward the
    end of a very cold day - December 4. If we have a day in the 50s or
    warmer, I'll take Andy's advice and put a coat of primer on the door.
    It will probably be white, until it gets the final coat in the spring.

Hard at work at 15 degrees - December 5.

    The wall guys are here today. (Tom McKeon, center) The finished walls will only
    be in the bathroom and ramp area. (The ramp, around the bathroom, provides
    access between the lower south end and the higher north end of the shop.) No
    wallboard for the rest of the shop. It will retain its original look. - December 5

    Another bit of progress on December 5 was the return of the
    cupola, after being repaired in New Hampshire. It will go back
    on  the roof tomorrow.

And here it is, back in place, almost,  on December 6.

    Once up there, there was a lot more work to
    do, at 20 degrees, with the wind getting
    stronger as the day went on. Click on the
    picture for more of the return of the cupola.

    Working conditions were better inside, where
    the electricians had a few things to finish.

December 7.. Dennnis measures...


...and nails the final clapboard in place. That's Cyril on the right.

    Today was the last day on the job for Andy and Cyril. Several months
    ago we were quite disappointed when we found that we had received
    only one bid. Now as the project nears completion we feel that we
    coudn't have ended up with a better company or a better crew to work
    on it than these guys. Our thanks to them for a job well done.
Red Shop Renovation Project - Week 13

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