September 2003 - page 4
(page 1 of photos is
here, page 2 is here,
page 3 page 5 and
While we had the scissor lift we repaired the
broken front panels of the building.
Now, the Scissor lift and compressor are gone -
the entire inside has been blasted with compressed air
to remove all the loose
paint. Floors have been swept, vacuumed, mopped.
At the same time work continues on the front
The missing ceiling tiles are replaced, the light fixtures
all were missing covers, so those were put in place.
We added 3 white fans to
move the air, the high ceilings require "destratification" of air to keep heat
from all rising to the top in the winter.
We opened up the door facing south (in the
photo at the left you see Doug standing in front of the restored door opening).
to be the opening that allowed new GMC and Pontiac cars to be driven into the
showroom in the 70s.
Here below is an outside view of that same door
uncovered (arrow points down to door) and since taking this photo
de-weeded the entire yard, too! The plywood you see to the right of the door is
what was covering up the
opening until recently. This door will be our main
entrance to the office from the parking lot.
And, finally! We actually are able to start
storing some backstock of yarns in the building!
See the photos of the first yarns being moved into the building here on Page