Grist Mill Restoration Process

The Cedar Creek Grist Mill restoration project would have been considered extensive even using today's modern tools and processes. Using "traditional" methods of the times makes it a phenomenal process.
 Mill before restoration with cedar shake shed
Mill before restoration with cedar shake shed

The photo to the left shows the Mill prior to restoration.

Below you can learn more about the entire restoration process. 

 Cedar shed floor decking.

Restoration of floor decking over flume
Restoration of floor decking over flume
 
 
Restoration with hand hewed timbers for shed.
Restoration with hand hewed timbers for shed.
Hand working of timbers with large chisel.
Hand working of timbers with large chisel.
 
 
Hand working timbers with hand saw.
Hand working timbers with hand saw.
 
Mortise and tenon to form joint.
Mortise and tenon to form joint.
 
Mortise and tenon to form joint.
Mortise and tenon to form joint.
Comparison to shed before mill restoration.
Comparison to shed before mill restoration.
 
 
The interior structure is completed.
The interior structure is completed.
The restoration of the Cedar Shake Shed is complete.
The restoration of the Cedar Shake Shed is complete.