June 18 to June 24 , 2018

Lewis does some final shaping of the shaft log and cuts housings for the frames.


Once the planks are fitted and we’re satisfied, bungs are glued into the holes left by rivet and nail heads. We have used glue but the originals were dry fitted on white lead.


A special “viewing day” was organized for friends of the owner, and a selection of professionally taken photographs were hung to illustrate the progress to date, and to allow viewing of locations which were difficult to access.




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Restoration photos by Yoichi Yabe & RIVIERA GROUP

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