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Maranti decking done. Now rebuilding bases for collumns and railings.

Maranti decking done. Now rebuilding bases for collumns and railings.

Repoint the footings and add some joists to take the bounce out of the floor.

Repoint the footings and add some joists to take the bounce out of the floor.

Plenty of rot in the decking. 60% of it will be replaced with maranti (sometimes called philipine mohagany).

Plenty of rot in the decking. 60% of it will be replaced with maranti (sometimes called philipine mohagany).

Pervasive rot at the round collumn bases and the pedestals.

Pervasive rot at the round collumn bases and the pedestals.

Spring 2012

I am restoring a victorian porch. The house is a few blocks inland from the beach in New Jersey.