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  • 115) Squires Tavern work party

    115) Squires Tavern work party - November 7, 2001 Volunteer workers removed modern ceiling in two downstairs rooms: the back room (present day kitchen) and the "front kitchen". Earlier in the week: Walt and Dave worked with Eugene Allen to hook up two sets of drainage pipes to the dry well...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 11-07-2001
  • 109) Contractor communication

    109) Contractor communication - October 26, 2001 Throughout the week, Walt and Dave meet with or telephone contractors, town officials and historic building experts as part of the process to schedule masonry work, roof shingling, drainage work and foundation repair.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-26-2001
  • 100) Sill inspection work

    100) Sill inspection work - October 3, 2001 Contractor Ed Kostak starts sill inspection work by removing the bottom three rows of clapboards to expose the sills.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-03-2001
  • 99) Chimney work continues

    99) Chimney work continues - September 29, 2001 Bill Parsons makes preparations to starts work on rebuilding the main chimney.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 09-29-2001
  • 96) Lining up contractors

    96) Lining up contractors - September 28, 2001 Bids are opened for contract proposals. Over the last week, Walt and Dave have been very busy talking to potential bidders, meeting with contractors to view the work site, checking on references and attending to many details involved with the "request...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 09-28-2001
  • 89) Chimney work and contractor contacts

    89) Chimney work and contractor contacts - September 14, 2001 During the week, masonry contractor Bill Parsons has made significant progress on chimney repairs. He has removed much of the upper portion of the main chimney (which needs to be rebuilt) and has inspection the ell chimney which he believes...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 09-14-2001
  • 87) Contractor bids and more specs

    87) Contractor bids and more specs - September 12, 2001 Over the last week Walt and Dave have spent a lot of time talking to potential contractors and receiving and reviewing contractor paperwork associated with the roof and chimney bids. Also, Walt and Dave have finalized specs for exterior painting...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 09-12-2001
  • 84) Contractor specs

    84) Contractor specs - September 10, 2001 Walt and Dave complete comprehensive specs for roof shingle work and for chimney repair. With help from Leslie, and meetings with town officials, a formal "request for proposals" document is finalized for publication.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 09-10-2001
  • 35) Water damage repairs finished

    35) Water damage repairs finished - January 12, 2001 Ed Kostak and son finish repairing water damaged areas of the building. While replacing a portion of exterior molding on the front of the building, more water damage on a major structural timber came to light. This was also repaired. While there are...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 01-12-2001
  • 23) Building inspection by expert

    23) Building inspection by expert - December 8, 2000 Historic building expert John Curtis inspects the building with members of the Historical Society Tavern committee. Mr. Curtis, formerly an employee of Sturbridge Village, is an authority on historic buildings and restoration projects. He will report...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 12-08-2000
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