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Tour of the Julia Wood House in Falmouth, MA
Project: Modern Colonial, Episode 4, Part 2
- Part 1: Installing a Preassembled Whole-House Radiant Heating System
- Part 2: Tour of the Julia Wood House in Falmouth, MA
- Bob visits the Julia Wood House, home of the Falmouth, Massachusetts Historical Society, and takes a tour with Carolyn Power, the society's executive director.
The home was built in 1790 for Dr. Francis Wicks. It has an impressive double front porch rooted in Palladian architecture and one of the few authentic widow's walks remaining on Cape Cod. The wallpaper in the center entry hall, while not original to this location, was made in Paris in the late 18th century and brought back to Cape Cod by a sea captain for his young bride. It was later moved to the Julia Wood House when its original home was threatened.
The interior walls are just board partitions with profiles of no more than 2 to 2 1/2 inches. The floors throughout the home are spatter-painted boards, a popular decorative technique that proved very serviceable.
- Part 3: Running HVAC Ductwork, Part 1
- Part 4: Running HVAC Ductwork, Part 2
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