Photos Ardrossan Restoration Work June 2014

9th June 2014

Slate trimming 1

Slate trimming 1

Slate trimming 2

Slate trimming 2

First piece of tracery out

First piece of tracery out

Sawing out mortar

Sawing out mortar

Sawing out mortar

Sawing out mortar

Rotten sarking in SE valley

Rotten sarking in SE valley

Using the precision chisel - a steel foot rule!

Using the precision chisel – a steel foot rule!

Nibbling away

Nibbling away

Nearly there

Nearly there

Out she comes

Out she comes

and away she goes

and away she goes

A nice shot of Richie

A nice shot of Richie

Heave...

Heave…

Ho!

Ho!

Dave removing sarking, before taking the photos

Dave removing sarking, before taking the photos

Sarking past sell by date

Sarking past sell by date

Dave 1, SE valley

Dave 1, SE valley

Dave 2, foot of SE valley

Dave 2, foot of SE valley

Dave 3, Foot of SE valley

Dave 3, Foot of SE valley

All coming out nicely now

All coming out nicely now

Pointing, north side

Pointing, north side

19th June 2014

Sanding the stone

Sanding the stone

Old top stone on Porch

Old top stone on Porch

Cutting out top stone north side of porch

Cutting out top stone north side of porch

20th June 2014

Old stone out

Old stone out

Shaping lead for valley

Shaping lead for valley

Final preparation of the stone on the scafold

Final preparation of the stone on the scafold

Re-leading North West valley

Re-leading North West valley

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