Joined: 20 Aug 2004 Posts: 2972 Location: Portland, Maine, USA
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:36 pm Post subject: Exterior Woodwork Repairs (with Video)
Exterior Woodwork Repair Videos
(the following methods based on 40 years experience an 30 years of comparative field testing)
Repairing Split Clapboard and filling nail holes:
click > to begin play, then hover your cursor over the grey line just below the image and click on a time to find these interesting segments:
00:20 intro of the three repairs
01:25 placing the epoxy consolidant
04:45 placing the epoxy paste filler
18:45 extends the life of a paint job out to 20-25 years
24:00 & 28:35 a time trial and unit costing for filling nail holes with epoxy (6 holes per minute, or .17 minutes per hole, direct labor; I would make that .3 minutes per hole for estimating to include cleaning out the holes and a little time for mixing the epoxy, which were not shown in the video)
Repairing Split Clapboard:
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Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:02 am Post subject: Wood Repair
Good Morning. I am a grad student taking an Historic Preservation course. Suggested linksprovided little for a paper on wood restoration. You have a complete and comprehensive series of how-to's. I would like to include your techniques and cite you in a paper, specifically your technique on window sash repair. OK?
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