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Kevin Kierstead

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #225 on: October 15, 2021, 11:25:49 PM »
do you intend to shingle over this? I assumed the siding would be board and batten like the shop building.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #226 on: October 15, 2021, 11:37:06 PM »
 ;D
There is a similar question / comment in the NGDF thread I linked above:
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Stewart Rhine:

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 Stewart , the sheeting looks great . Almost like  a kit with pre stained wood but what will happen  to the gaps?
 Ed:)-D
The exterior sheathing will be covered with felt  paper and cedar shingles to seal it.  Insulation  and interior sheathing will finish the inside
 because the engine house will be heated.

https://ngdiscussion.net/phorum/read.php?1,428609,429258,quote=1

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #227 on: October 16, 2021, 01:41:47 AM »
Glad to see period appropriate boards not plywood.
even if it will be covered.


Several buildings on the farm here have reused sheathing
(you can tell by the different mismatched paint colors)  :-)

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #228 on: October 16, 2021, 04:33:49 AM »
These boards are not re-used, they came from a lumber company. Most people don't want to buy 4" wide boards, we couldn't get lumber from our usual places. They had to much work, so we took what we could find.

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #229 on: October 16, 2021, 08:51:25 AM »
Is there enough lumber to sheathe the whole enginehouse?

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #230 on: October 16, 2021, 08:26:30 PM »
Jeff,
There should be enough to do the entire engine house.
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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #231 on: October 16, 2021, 08:34:52 PM »
The wood pounders and nail drivers continued today.. I grabbed these when they had quit for the day.



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« Reply #232 on: October 16, 2021, 11:50:16 PM »
When in Watertown NY, early 60's saw a few houses sheathed in boards from discarded
artillery shell boxes.(Camp Drum in those days) Studs spaced to match. When money is
short you do what you have to do.

It looks very appropriate.  ;D

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #233 on: October 24, 2021, 04:15:37 PM »
Pictures from the last two weeks.

























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« Reply #234 on: October 25, 2021, 08:38:07 PM »
Amazing progress!

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #235 on: October 27, 2021, 01:06:51 AM »
  Brendan,  The pictures show great progress in framing the building. Looking at the large support post the crane has been a great help. Wonder if any angle bracing will be added to the walls after the sheeting is complete?  Thanks for your leadership on the Engine House looking great.    Fred Kuhns










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« Reply #236 on: November 11, 2021, 06:11:48 PM »
Pictures from the last two weeks.



















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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #237 on: November 14, 2021, 04:24:08 PM »
Yesterday, November 13th -

* The track crew spiked the service track down to alongside the engine house, holding a golden spike ceremony when the last spike went in.  Each member of the crew got one hit on the spike.

* The crew also spiked the house track down close to the north doorway of the run through stall.

* More sheathing was added to the west main wall including the tapered pieces at the top.

* Fred's crew cut a bunch of rafters and stacked them to dry.

* Rafters were installed to tie the second post into the west main wall. Some of the braces were set as well.

Photos from yesterday are on the WW&F FB page.

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #238 on: November 27, 2021, 07:15:22 PM »
Stall 3 of the Engine House.

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Re: Engine House - Official Work Thread
« Reply #239 on: November 28, 2021, 06:43:42 PM »
is the area over the doorway temporary?, it appears cockeyed compared to the line of the cross beams.
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