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Monitor barn, Richmond, VT
Restored west monitor with local clapboards and slate roofing.

Restored west monitor with local clapboards and slate roofing.
Tie beam end showing drawbore layout marks.

Tie beam end showing drawbore layout marks.
Setting the upper monitor bents.  We found this photo on the VYCC web site.

Setting the upper monitor bents. We found this photo on the VYCC web site.
Later that same day as darkness set in.

Later that same day as darkness set in.
View of purlin plate before assembly. All scarf joints had one centered bolt and four wedged pegs.  This photo was also found on the VYCC site.

View of purlin plate before assembly. All scarf joints had one centered bolt and four wedged pegs. This photo was also found on the VYCC site.
Floor joist sit atop of the tie beam.

Floor joist sit atop of the tie beam.
Free tenon in girt. Below the free tenon is an orignal scarf joint to the bottom of the post.

Free tenon in girt. Below the free tenon is an orignal scarf joint to the bottom of the post.
Flying in roof sections.  This photo came from the VYCC web site.

Flying in roof sections. This photo came from the VYCC web site.
This photo came from the VYCC web site.

This photo came from the VYCC web site.
This photo came from the VYCC web site.

This photo came from the VYCC web site.
Purlin post are supported by two braces making it a king post truss.Which helps stop the tie beam from deflecting from the roof load.

Purlin post are supported by two braces making it a king post truss.Which helps stop the tie beam from deflecting from the roof load.
Now that's a whole lot of wood.

Now that's a whole lot of wood.
Studs have a two inch stub tenon.

Studs have a two inch stub tenon.
All plates extended past the gable to form the overhang.

All plates extended past the gable to form the overhang.
East monitor.

East monitor.
East monitor with missing  high drive doors.

East monitor with missing high drive doors.
We restored the west barn frame over at the east barn.

We restored the west barn frame over at the east barn.
High drive from the east monitor barn.

High drive from the east monitor barn.
Steep bracing in the stanchion of the east monitor barn.

Steep bracing in the stanchion of the east monitor barn.


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