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.
The photo to the left shows
the Mill prior to restoration with the Cedar Shake Shed.
Below you can learn more about the entire restoration process.
Photos of the restoration
process: (All photos may be enlarged by clicking
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Cedar shed floor decking.
Restoration of floor decking over flume
Restoration with hand hewed timbers for shed.
Hand working of timbers with large chisel.
Hand working timbers with hand saw.
Mortise and tenon to form joint.
Period tool used for timber framing.
Comparison to shed before mill restoration.
The interior structure is completed.
The restoration of the
Cedar Shake Shed