Podcast Episode 63 — Roofing, Scaffolds, and Venting for Rob’s House
Also, copper wiring vs. aluminum -- and new basement supports in a 280-year-old farmhouse.
Fine Homebuilding associate editor Patrick McCombe joins FHB editor Justin Fink and editorial director Rob Yagid in this podcast episode. After a bit of an absence from the show, Rob gets grilled on his 1940’s Cape remodel, taking a deep dive into removing his old three-layer roof, and the home-made scaffolding he used for the job. Plus, copper wiring vs. aluminum — and new basement supports in a 280-year-old farmhouse.
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Resources and links mentioned in (or related to) this podcast episode:
- Rob last talked about his attic remodel in episode 58.
- Mike Guertin’s homemade A-frame scaffolding.
- Walo aluminum wiring.
- All FHB podcast show notes: FineHomebuilding.com/podcast
- Buy a shirt at KeepCraftAlive.org.
Here are some photos shown in the video version of the podcast. Here’s a photo Justin used in discussing copper and aluminum wiring.
Next up, three photos of the basement support reconstruction the guys discussed: