Seth Andrews - WAS Project Artist
Seth Andrews is following in the steps of Homeboat in developing the creative, collaborative space of WAS. Additional project work for contribution to Antennae Journal of Nature in Visual Culture.
Deceptively tricky wall framed out 10/18/20 in the loft space (east wall)
Installing attic vent frame 10/11/20
Building out the small, westside grain room. 07/24/20
Sam and Seth installing "Forcefield" sheathing in grain room. Many years ago a resident artist started a sink installation in the grain room. It was good work but never really came to fruition due to the plumbing challenges. The rough notches from the sink are now reset and tightly.
Sister-ing rafters 07/16/20
Some details from new door frame and south wall 06/17/20
Seth and Sam working on floor in small workspace (once gallery) and storage area. 05/31/20
05/17/20 - Working on the south wall again.
05/23/20 - Sam Nordmeyer and Seth Andrews evening of workday on design/rebuild.
11/19 - Seth working with drip torch on river field prescribed burn.
New rough openings cut for windows in the loft (southern exposure) 11/24/19
Post and beam intersection awaiting box beam addition
Summer sunrise (WIP)
7/19/19 - Human corner post in place.
07/17/19 - WIP
07/17/19 - Base sill plate restored ready for new locally harvested cedar cover plate.
(right) Lining up new center beam for the new floor addition. (left) East facing, South end wall after the plywood (1994) has been removed.
New door frame fitted. The barn is at least 85 years old and absorbed a lot of wear over the years. The overall structure of the barn is solid but working thru rehabbing frayed areas.
07/04/19 - New replacement doors for the barn in progress. Locally harvested and milled pine from Bearcreek Hardwoods.
WAS 06/01/18 - Seth Andrews (Iowa State University Architecture Student) In May, the rainscreen comprised of locally harvested lumber from Bear Creek Mill has been going up in the barn.