Flagpole Obelisk Restored and then some…

As mentioned in last week’s entry, our mason Mike Threet and his apprentice Ty Guinn did a stellar job replacing all of the abalone detail to and repairing the fissures of the thin “flag pole” obelisk. ┬áThis past week we were able to see this work and the beautifully executed steel exoskeleton in all their…

Our amazing mason…Mike Threet

Over the past two weeks, Mike Threet, our mason, and his apprentice Ty Guinn, have been hard at work restoring the “flagpole,” or “needle” obelisk. This has involved filling a significant fissure that ran nearly the full height of this artifact, as well as other partial ones, and repairing or replacing the damaged or missing…