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Pergola Restoration

Pergola Restoration

RESTORATION HIGHLIGHT – Pergola, 2017

The covered walkway leading from the Castle’s driveway to the lakeside lawn, known as the pergola, was in very poor condition before it was restored in 2017. Wood rot was wreaking havoc on the posts, beams, braces, and decorative rafter tails. Preservation carpenters from Fifield Building Restoration & Relocation replaced only what was absolutely necessary, with the goal of keeping as much of the original wood intact as possible. In some cases, they spliced new white oak members with original sections using special joinery techniques. All exposed surfaces were chiseled to resemble the original scalloping, and new copper flashing was attached to the tops of the rafter tails.

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We are CLOSED for the season – thank you for a great 2019!
You can still explore the Castle at our most-loved holiday event – tickets are on sale now!
Christmas at the Castle [Nov 23-24, 29-30 & Dec 1]

We are CLOSED for the season – thank you for a great 2019!
You can still explore the Castle at our most-loved holiday event – tickets are on sale now!
Christmas at the Castle Preview Party [Nov 22]
Christmas at the Castle [Nov 23-24, 29-30 & Dec 1]