And just as the weather surprised us, the drive back was an equally awesome reminder screaming “SPRING” ! Just as Eric Church’s Springsteen came up on the radio.
What we thought would be a rainy, no work day, turned out to be a day of filling, preparing and repairing the original window trims on the 2/F. All in anticipation of the install of new glass windows.
The Calistoga Tribune tagged the Francis House as their Mystery Photo last week. There were 8 persons who guessed right (see article from the Calistoga Tribune). Thank you for being so observant of the step by step progress in your neighborhood. Soon, the building won’t be that mysterious anymore. 🙂
Help us break a tie. Please comment on kitchen cabinet color and finish. Rich and I have been disagreeing on this for the past 2 weeks. First or second photo ?
These 2 white tents have been indispensable during the rain and post-rain.
Each time I climb the makeshift ladder to reach the 3/F, I ask myself what can make this floor as special as the 2/F (with interior stone walls). The 3/F will have walls that are essentially the inside walls of the mansard roof. What do you think about a faux finish…
The G/F and 2/F was heavy with men and equipment, it is where all the work was being done when the rains poured heavy the last 2 months. Now that the sun is out, work is done outside and we are able to clear the interiors to get a feel of the size of the…
A view of the rear facade.
Like the temple of King Solomon, our local stone artisans chisel away, using all the original stone saved from the demo, for use in filling in areas of the building where the original stone has been destroyed.
Labor of love has gone into the salvaging & restoration of these original redwood architectural ornaments.