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Spring 2009 Schedule — Tuesday, 12:30 - 2:00 and Thursday, 12:30 PM - 4:50 pm. Version 090415

Week Date Topics
1 Jan 29

Site visit to Linden Place, 500 Hope Street, Bristol, RI with James Burke Connell, Executive Director, Friends of Linden Place.

2 Feb 3

Discuss Linden Place, scope of work, assigned work; plan; references.
Overview of Proposal checklist
Preview Google Group
Preview Window assessment
Preview Architectural element assessment, equipment

Feb 5

Disscuss Linden Place, scope of work, assigned work as outline.
Site visit to Linden Place

3 Feb 10

Review Window assessment
Review Assessment checklist
Discuss Specifications (specs samples sent by email, too)

Feb 12

Architectural Tools and Joinry, Woodworking Machinery (Historic), Mill Work — continued
Site visit to Linden Place to measure windows, assess condition

4 Feb 17

Architectural Tools and Joinry, Woodworking Machinery (Historic), Mill Work — continued
Review Linden Place windows with reference to Assessment checklist
Review Linden Place scope of work, outline

Feb 19

Site Visit to Heritage Restoration, Inc., Rob Cagnetta, President.

5 Feb 24 Review site visit to Heritage Restoration (notes, photographs, sash specifications)
Preview Woodworking techniques
Feb 26

Discuss Proposal
Site visit (leave at 2:00) to Troy City Woodwork, 394 Kilburn Street, Fall River, MA. Brendan Kinnane, President.

6 Mar 3

Discuss Woodworking techniques

Mar 5

Discuss Window assessment
Discuss Linden Place windows, scope of work outline
Preview Rock-to-Stone
, Geology

7 Mar 10 Meet to coordinate trip to Boston.
Prepare Products and execution checklist
Mar 12
Exhibition, March 13-14 (Friday, Saturday)
Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference

Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
8 Mar 17, 19 Spring Break. Field work for Rock-to-Stone
9 Mar 24

Overview Finishes
Preview Room: Decorative Treatment

Mar 26

Decorative finishes analysis.
Site visit to Architectural Conservation Services, 190 High Street, Bristol, RI

10 Mar 31

Discuss Room: Decorative Treatment

Apr 2

Site visit to Isaac Bell House with Charles Jeffers (Jeff) Moore, Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator, Furniture Conservation Workshop, The Preservation Society of Newport County.
Reference Room: Decorative Treatment

11 Apr 7


Apr 9 Finishes
Lab: Paint mixing; faux and wallpaper examination
12 Apr 14 Preview metals
  Apr 16

George Martell, Martell’s Metal Works, on site at Linden Place.


Apr 21

Rehabilitation, Tax Incentives
Providence Revolving Fund (Recent ProjectsNeighborhood LoansDowncity Loans)

Apr 23 Masonry and on HS
14 Apr 28

Clay Products – Brick

  Apr 30 SIte visit to Providence Revolving Fund 
15 May 5

Site visit to Fort Adams, Newport, RI (2:00 pm with HP442 class)

  May 7 Site visit to Ayer Mansion, 395 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
16 May 12 Building Stone
Masonry Assessment due
May 14 Reading Day
17 May 18 Exam Period Begins