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New Hope Church, Waits River, VT
Both eave sills had rot at the same gable end.

Both eave sills had rot at the same gable end.
Unfortunately, the an addition had been attached to the gable that needed to be jacked.

Unfortunately, the an addition had been attached to the gable that needed to be jacked.
Lifting the church would have likely caused damage to the finished interior of both buildings so we transferred the load without changing the elevation.

Lifting the church would have likely caused damage to the finished interior of both buildings so we transferred the load without changing the elevation.
This post foot repair shows how the corner post was rabbeted for the lathe to be nailed.

This post foot repair shows how the corner post was rabbeted for the lathe to be nailed.
The new section of sill was mortised for the studs, floor joists and downward bracing.

The new section of sill was mortised for the studs, floor joists and downward bracing.
The repair pieces were surfaced with a broad axe prior to installation.

The repair pieces were surfaced with a broad axe prior to installation.
   


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