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Old 15th Apr 2019, 22:41
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Nige321
 
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Originally Posted by obgraham View Post
Rivets:
Where are you going to find 16-20 inch oak beams in 40 foot lengths?
When it is rebuilt, it will not be the same structure. Likely steel frame under an old-looking skin.
Easily available.
Go and look at the (first!) Glasgow art school restoration.
I'd say the Notre Dame roof will go back in wood, not steel...
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