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Take a look at the new summer showings just placed on NELMA’s TV Channel on YouTube! The Association’s sponsorship at the Green Building portion of the JLC Live Show in Providence last March yielded just over 56 minutes of classroom style demonstration of how to properly install Eastern White Pine exterior siding and interior pattern material. Utilizing the experienced on-camera talents of Master Builder, Rick Arnold, a total of 5 Episodes that cover start-to-finish instructions are now online at YouTube. Using his extensive working knowledge of wood, along with a well-respected practical conveyance of information, Rick captivated his on-site audience of contractors and builders during the 3 one-hour work sessions held during the show.
Gleaned from more than 180 minutes of video footage taken by NELMA, the Episodes cover the following:
Episode 1: Exterior Siding – Weatherizing & Vapor Barriers
Episode 2: Prepping the Walls & Nailing
Episode 3: Setting the Course on a Wall with a Story Board
Episode 4: Exterior Siding (Bevel & Drop Siding Pattern 105)
The final Episode presents a unique value-added opportunity for builders of using Eastern White Pine in a Barrel Ceiling application. Conveyed in a four-part series, the segments cover the following:
Episode 5: Building a Barrel Ceiling
Part 1: The Math Behind the Curve
Part 2: Laying Out the Template
Part 3: Framing
Part 4: Finishing with Eastern White Pine Bead Board
NELMA is excited to begin our online “How-To” Series with these informative videos and encourages its membership to use these new marketing and educational tools with their customers.