The finished scratch coat has been applied to M-209 (Upper South Passage) and the walls of M-207 (old library) continue to be white washed (a total of six or seven coats of whitewash will ultimately be put onto each whitewashed surface). The ceiling in M-209 has also received its scratch coat.
Blaise Gaston, along with Nick Oster, continue to mill elements for the north and south cellar stairs and the reconstructed chimneypiece for M-100 (North Wing Chamber), M-105 (Dining Room), M-108 (Drawing Room) and M-118 (South Wing Chamber).
M-100 (North Wing Chamber)
Austin Antrim has almost finished installing the chair rail in this room.
M-104 (Mr. Madison’s Room)
Bill Bichell is preparing to re-install the chimney piece for this room and has started to install the chair rail.
M-105 (Dining Room)
Bill Bichell continues to repair the mantel shelf.
M-106 (North Passage)
Keith Forry is installing the baseboard.
M-200 (Small Bedroom)
Dino Copeland has started to prepare this room for painting by scraping and priming the wood work.
M-201 (Large Bedroom)
Dino Copeland has finished priming the woodwork in this room.
Mac Ward has finished trimming the eastern window in Nelly’s kitchen and has started to trim the east window in Dolley’s kitchen.
Les Lamois, Thomas Taylor and Chris Edwards are whitewashing the boards that will be nailed to the enclosures surrounding the HVAC duct chases and diffusers.
Wayne Mays and his crew continue to apply the thin base render to the colonnade columns.
Martin Roofing continues to install half-round copper gutters on the Mansion.