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jturpin
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Post Office Front Facade

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Update on my Post Office I have been working on for the past 2 years. Used original picture to try and replicate. This is my cedar shingles for the eaves that I cut over the July 4th holiday. 500 shingles primed and stained one by one.

Thanks,
JT
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jturpin
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Re: Post Office Front Facade

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One more of the original around 1900.

JT
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Don M
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Your shingles are fantastic; looks like your Post Office is coming along beautifully!
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PowerMuffin
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Re: Post Office Front Facade

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Nice work!!! Keep us updated on your progress. It is such fun when someone else is doing all the work!
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Raine
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Re: Post Office Front Facade

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Great work ! I was confused by the pics so I looked at your other posts . New roof, New windows, and your using it for a vacation home answered my ?'s. Keep us posted . Thanks.
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KathyJB
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Awesome. You did a great job and I give you a standing ovation.

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