In this video, we learn about the roof of the Washington house reconstruction from Project Manager John Jeanes. Check out a timelapse video of the roof being built here. Learn more about the Washington House here and view other videos, photos, and blog posts about the project here.
Building George’s House: Roofing Timelapse
The roof of the rebuilt Washington house at Ferry Farm was recently completed. The work was done by tradesmen using a mix of 18th century building methods and 21st century equipment. The roofing was done by Peter Post Restorations. Learn more about the Washington House here and view other videos, photos, and blog posts about … Continue reading Building George’s House: Roofing Timelapse
Photos: Building George’s House – Shingling the Roof
This past autumn, workers from Peter Post Restorations lead by Peter himself added the shingles to the roof of the Washington house at Ferry Farm. The handmade riven shingles were sawn from a tree trunk, smoothed on one side, and decoratively scalloped. Because they were handmade, each shingle was a different width. The roofers laid the shingles … Continue reading Photos: Building George’s House – Shingling the Roof