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Nancy takes a peek.

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Nancy works a “helper” as she positions a trim board.

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With the trim clamped into place, Peter applies some screws.

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House side detail.

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Can we have some more scaffolding and ladders over here, please.

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Peter works on the trim.

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Wolf Run end trim in place.

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Peter attaches trim.

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One of Maine's garage inspectors checks the peak details.

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Peter looks happy - trim must be done.

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Supports used to clamp trim pieces in place prior to fastening.

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Nick - the ever vigilant job site guard dog.

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Looks interesting. Must be the method to pull the tape across the roof.

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Here's what we're going to do.

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If you hit the tape retract it pulls the line off the reel. (Just routine weekend entertainment - Maine style.)

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We see what your doing there, Pete.

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The tape comes right across.

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Measure once then sand to fit. The trim was finished up before shingling started.

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Day begins 8/26.

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While the other inspector checks the dimensions.

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The rolled material is Grace Vycor sticky rubber flashing used to help tie the plywood together and provide extra rain protection.

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Nancy practices cutting and bending metal drip edge corners.

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Nancy smooths out the sticky rubber flashing.

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This is the beginning of the holiday weekend: more people will be around.

Peter prepares to roll the cover back as the crew starts getting ready to shingle.

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One last check of the weather. JD (on the right) makes an appearance.

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The original blue tarp was at the end of its usefulness so a new one was pulled over it. The old one started out the same color as the new one and it's only been up a couple of months.

Ice and Water shield has been laid down.

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First row of felt on its way.

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Paul F and Mary

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Final look before rolling felt down.

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Mary holds the tape measure and end of the felt paper down.

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Paul starts the felt along. Someone, probably Peter, is pulling from the other end.

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Crew moves the scaffolding. Too bad it doesn't have a motor.

Amanda is on the left, then JD, Nancy, Paul and Kathy with John on the second floor.

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The house; it used to be the largest structure on the property.

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Now look at the situation, it may be too close to call.

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Planning out the work.

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Layout planning.

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Planning session continues.

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Kathy's second floor work is done.

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Shingles stacked and ready to go. They put the instructions right on the wrapper, so anyone can do the job.

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Where does this thing start?

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John makes some layout lines.

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Shingles are being installed.

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Starter course almost all the way across.

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Support team looks on.

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Hey Bet, it's not safe to sleep with your mouth open during bug season.

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Peter nails, Nancy holds and Paul and John feed more shingles.

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This is moving right along.

 

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This is even easier than it looks on TV.

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No their not upside down.

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Ryan checks the weather.

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First we go up, then we go across.

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9/3/2006 - Day begins.

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Did someone go for coffee?

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Where's my nail gun?

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Kathy still cutting shingles.

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Shingles laid out ready for installation.

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Peter cuts for skylight.

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Ryan waits to be called into action.

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John gets ready to add a bracket for the second level of planking.

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Kathy studies the roofing handbook.

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Nancy checks the view.

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JD checks to see if they're stuck yet...

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...as Ryan checks the planks.

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The only way to keep the shingles looking new is to sweep them hourly.

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John takes a look through the soon-to-be skylight.

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Peter and Paul work the felt as John looks on.

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John secures the cover because the rain is coming. This is late afternoon on the 3rd and pretty much ends the holiday weekend shingling effort.

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