Project: Raising the Walls

Gable Addition Framing

Bob reviews the turret structure that’s been added to the project house. Then Bob and contractor Bob Ryley and the rest of the workmen raise a gable wall in accord with the crew’s modified approach to Western balloon framing.

Lyndhurst Mansion Tour

Bob tours Lyndhurst mansion, a testament to high living during the Victoria era in New York’s Hudson River Valley. The 40-odd rooms include a Gothic dining room with a marble fireplace and a picture gallery with a Tiffany stained glass window.