As work continues on the renovation of a Peaks Island, Maine, home, attention turns to the Craftsman-style columns on the front porch. The crew starts with structural 6x6 posts, which support an occupied space above, and builds a tapered upper section on each column. Porch bases are boxed out with 1/2-inch pressure-treated plywood over pressure-treated blocking and clad with cedar shingles. The columns will be a nice touch in this top-to-bottom gut rehab that Coastal Connection has been following for the last several months. Read More