Its windows are without glass, its doorways without doors; there are wide breaches in the shingle roof, and for lack of paint the weatherboarding
is a dun gray.
Such humble furniture as there may once have been and much of the lower weatherboarding
, had served as fuel in the camp fires of hunters; as had also, probably, the curbing of an old well, which at the time I write of existed in the form of a rather wide but not very deep depression near by.
Developers say the striking designs have been sympathetically created to be in tune with their coastal surroundings, using coloured weatherboarding
, brick and glazed features set within a landscaped environment.
The external facade of each property is a mixture of white rendering and timber effect weatherboarding
, natural materials that reflect the attractiveness of the locality.
The Premier grandstand is quite a nice old, red-brick affair, with lots of bright blue weatherboarding
and slates on the roof.
Transposing front door to wall between rooms and back window to place of door, weatherboarding
under it, removing stoop in front, finishing and setting door in their places, complete in every respect--Building an 12[ft]x11[ft] shed in rear with sealing boards one side planed, roof well battened, with one good sized batten door--Making fence across rear of yard--setting joist partitions in 2nd story, two doors, battens, windows and doors cased, base around rooms, furring overhead as agreed upon, and all furring &c, including everything necessary for the masons to commence work--black latches and bolts to the three doors--everything complete and done in a workmanlike manner--Work and materials forty five dollars.--
Orders for pre-stressed concrete panels and plastic weatherboarding
were surely being rushed out to suppliers as I watched.The number of architecturally fascinating buildings that AG will never have the chance to see is immense.
Today's sheathing and cladding (aka, "weatherboarding
") appear to be descended from the original timber frame vertical plank infill.
For timber frames weatherboarding
is the most efficient.
Outside is a double garage with oak weatherboarding
and automatic doors, also in oak.