All that Glitters is Copper

All that Glitters is Copper

by Henry A. Pierce III Restoration engineers Mick Deviny and Henry Pierce spent an enjoyable weekend installing copper gutters on the South side of the Eikenbary-Pierce House during the idyllic first few days of November. West- and North-side gutters were installed in...
Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Henry picked up our second newsletter this week, and promptly stocked it in the Little Free Library at the Eikenbary-Pierce House. Stop by for your very own copy and read about Spokane philanthropist Levi Hutton, Zach Mishler chimney rebuild at the house, finding...
The Heights of Restoration

The Heights of Restoration

Zack the Mason takes charge of chimney reconstruction After a two days of work dismantling and restoring the century-old chimney, master Mason Zack Mischler poured the concrete cap on the chimney around the flue liners. All that remains are for Zack to remove the...
Gutter Glamour

Gutter Glamour

Last week, the EPH crew un-boxed the copper fittings purchased from Gutter Supply as they began the process of re-creating the original type of gutters that were on the house when it was built in 1910. In the middle photo, the crew has erected scaffolding to access...
From Post to Pillar

From Post to Pillar

Restoring the Pillar Facings at the Eikenbary-Pierce House At the close of the work day today, we could start to visualize the finished exterior, so very different from our earlier memories of it as a white house, still grand but sorely in need of repair. The...
Building with Craftsman Techniques

Building with Craftsman Techniques

Project director Henry Pierce put the Porter Cable 4216 to use today. He attached a 12-inch deluxe dovetail jig combination kit to create joints for a display box for artifacts from the house, noting that the items “are best stored in boxes like this.”...