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#27223 - 09/15/11 06:19 PM Weekend Help on Barn Repair - Hudson Valley NY
nybarns Offline

Registered: 09/10/11
Posts: 4
Loc: Dutchess County NY
Looking for experienced help to repair posts on a barn in the Hudson Valley area of NY. Please reply or post a response if interested. Details:

18x24' post and beam 1860's barn
Barn was 4' underground at one corner when I purchased the property
I have jacked and leveled the structure to ready for new sills and post bottoms
All material onsite
Sadly given the weather I am behind schedule and eager to set the barn back down on sills before the winter
I work myself on the weekends and would like one or possibly two people (local or close enough) to assist with the work
All six post bottoms need to have a splice repair

Now for the bad news, and please if you have negative things to say don't bother:
I am on a budget, and unless I can be convinced otherwise I am anticipating lap joints and through bolting the post bottoms.
I would of course prefer a more authentic repair, but I would rather save the barn and have a 21st century structural addition than watch it fall over

Fair wages based on experience -- this is weekend work only. Look forward to hearing from you.

#27275 - 09/22/11 12:18 PM Re: Weekend Help on Barn Repair - Hudson Valley NY
Raphael D. Swift Offline

Registered: 05/18/04
Posts: 286
Loc: Warren, CT.
Unfortunately I work weekends (and Mondays). If you do find a couple of week days to devote to the project shoot me an email.
Raphael D. Swift
DBA: DreamScapes


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