LeRoy Williams
  • Male
  • Sherman, TX
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

LeRoy Williams's Discussions

Restore or replace cypress bevel siding
2 Replies

I'm finally planning to get serious about restoring my 1894 Queen Anne Victorian. One of the biggest issues is the condition of the siding. Most of it is weathered, cracked, and cupped with many…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by psychochix Oct 26.

in-roof gutters
17 Replies

I'm about to get the roof replaced on my 1894 Victorian. Due to the crown moulding on all the fascia, the gutters are actually placed into the shingles about three rows up. The roof including these…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Logan Apr 22.

Roof transition questions
1 Reply

I'm replacing my (1894 Victorian) wrap-around front porch roof, framing and all. On the end, it abuts a vertical wall. There are two issues to address (photo):The decking has about a 1:4 slope to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Talley Nov 28, 2009.

Balcony floor construction
8 Replies

My 1894 Queen Anne has a two-level back porch / balcony. I need to essentially rebuild the while thing. The existing porch floor is decked with 1" x 3.5" boards which I can mill myself. It's not a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul H. Bilodeau Nov 22, 2009.

 

LeRoy Williams's Page

Latest Activity

psychochix replied to LeRoy Williams's discussion Restore or replace cypress bevel siding
"I would suggest restoring any siding you can salvage. Old wood is far better than anything you can get now. Is there some reason you think it won't hold paint? With proper prep work I've found that old wood holds paint better than new. I…"
Oct 26
LeRoy Williams replied to LeRoy Williams's discussion Restore or replace cypress bevel siding
"Here's an engineering drawing I made of the siding for quotes."
Oct 24
LeRoy Williams posted a discussion

Restore or replace cypress bevel siding

I'm finally planning to get serious about restoring my 1894 Queen Anne Victorian. One of the biggest issues is the condition of the siding. Most of it is weathered, cracked, and cupped with many layers of pealing paint (with lead). The original is made of cypress and has a decorative ogee curve on the bottom. Much has been replaced with a non-matching type. I have several sources for new basic 1x6 cypress beveled siding, and I can reproduce the ogee with a custom shaper bit. There's no question…See More
Oct 24

Profile Information

Tell us about yourself:
48, Tired of working on 114 y.o. house.
Tell us about your old-house experiences and dreams:
Want to get it fixed enough to sell

LeRoy Williams's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall

  • No comments yet!

You need to be a member of My Old House Online to add comments!

Join My Old House Online

 
 
 

Get Connected:

Follow Us on Twitter We're on Facebook!

Badge

Loading…

© 2017   Created by Community Host.   Powered by

Old Houses | Restoration Products  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service