Restoration – large timber beam

Posted by jerry on February 12th, 2007 — Posted in DIY, Journal, Woodwork

At Historic Home Repairs dot com you can see a series of videos and images with text on restoration techniques for historic homes. These include the ‘reports from the field’ videos – rough and ready but that clearly show how to do the job. This one is about the restoration of some 1920s wooden beams that had badly deteriorated. The video shows how the damaged part was removed and the rest mated to new timber, and the checks and cracks filled, then the new timber shaped to simulate the adze marks on the original timber.

repairing a timber beam

Thanks to The Wood-Whisperer for the link 🙂


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