Restoration

Updates on the restoration of the mill

This is our restoration blog. Before we started this project, we wrote down our pledge to help us to make the right decisions during the restoration.

You can get to the full list of updates here or pick a topic below if you're interested in something specific.

Full list of updates
Waterwheel restoration
Weatherboard & Windows
Restoration of the Mill Furniture
Three tuns restored
November 20, 2017
Restored set of furniture
November 14, 2017
Mending a hopper
November 10, 2017
Read the timber frame updates
Oak replaces sweepings
October 26, 2016
The state of the frame
October 8, 2016
Exposing the timber frame
October 2, 2016
Hursting frame updates
Ravages of rot the sequal
August 19, 2016
Pit wheel props
August 19, 2016
Hursting repairs from above
August 15, 2016
Roof from start to finish
Lucum Slates
October 26, 2016
Mark, roofer's mate
October 26, 2016
Nick Stephens, Roofer
October 26, 2016
Installing the mill foundations
Liquid floor
August 26, 2016
Pouring concrete
August 20, 2016
South side drain
August 6, 2016
The new opening so far
New brick arch
September 5, 2016
New opening
August 26, 2016
Creating the kitchen door
July 28, 2016
How we stemmed the leak
Injecting the resin
February 24, 2014
The resin machine
February 23, 2014
Outbuildings from the ground up
Insulation regime
November 11, 2015
Two buildings complete
October 5, 2015
Kositos Cooked Maize
October 1, 2015