Last Activity:11-18-2016 2:16 AM
Posted in thread: Copper question on 09-08-2016 at 10:31 AM
Thanks, Neal. I had not thought about getting rid of the lip and scuppers. Makes it easier to
tackle. Do you have a suggestion about what gauge of copper to use, and then how to attach it
to the flat ...
Posted in thread: Copper question on 09-08-2016 at 10:11 AM
Closer view of copper rain tray with "downspout"
Posted in thread: Copper question on 09-08-2016 at 10:06 AM
View from front
Posted in thread: Copper question on 09-08-2016 at 10:04 AM
Here are four pix of what I was trying to describe in the original post. Am trying to decide
how expensive/ fussy it will be to replace these copper rain trays, or can I just 86 them and
seal the ston...
Posted in thread: Copper question on 09-07-2016 at 07:16 PM
I will post photos tomorrow, but...I have a1921 brick home, with two bay windows downstairs.
The windows are capped on the outside with curved sandstone "headers", which are in turn topped
Posted in thread: What will I find? on 07-13-2016 at 09:22 AM
thanks, mudmixer- yeah, lots of unique details in these older homes; sometimes I think the
design was dictated by the materials, and not the other way around. I appreciate the input.
Posted in thread: What will I find? on 07-13-2016 at 05:34 AM
Thanks, Bud and Neal. The house does indeed hold its heat and give it back at night (an oven
last night!) . I will look for a place to get a cross section kind of view. Actually what got
me wondering ...
Posted in thread: What will I find? on 07-12-2016 at 07:53 PM
I don't know if this is the best forum for this, but: I have a 1921 brick home in Ohio.
According to my bricklayer, it is a "solid masonry" structure. In other words an outer layer of
brick tied to an...
Posted in thread: Porch roof questions on 06-13-2011 at 06:45 PM
I'm replacing the roofing (including sheathing) over my front porch. Also am reconfiguring
slightly to remove old, faulty box gutters. How much overhang should I allow on the sheathing
at the edges? A...