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When the home of someone suffers a devastating fire, it is unheard of, to expect that they would open their home to the public that others might benefit from their unfortunate experience.

But that is exactly what David and Debby Adams did.

David is no stranger to the reconstruction process, as New England's premiere authority on Historic Preservation and Reconstruction, he has been doing Historic Renovations for almost 40 years.

His own home has been a work in progress for nearly 30 years and now he has to start over. It is an honor and a privilege to bear witness to the restoration of his restoration.

We hope you find our efforts worthwhile, this production would not be possible without your generous contributions and the support of our sponsors.

Thank you. ~ The Craftsmen's Journal

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The Craftsmen’s Journal has been working with Dave Adams and the guys for over a year now recording his Re-restoration. This venture started as a three minute clip we put together for the web, but now we are trying to take it to the next level. We would like to put together a 30-minute premiere episode to be aired on Portsmouth's cable channel PPMTV.

We've started a KickStarter campaign to help fund this first episode and are now reaching out to ask you to become a part of this project. If you are as passionate about the preservation and restoration of historic buildings as we are, we're sure you will appreciate what we are trying to do. All we ask is for you to share this link with your Facebook friends and, if you can, a small donation would mean so much.

Thank you for your time. We can't wait to get started!

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February 22, 2014 at 2:10 am

"Summer ... sighhhh" on their own photo.

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"We appreciate the offer. It is..." on their own photo.

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Restoring Portsmouth home takes craft and vision -

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Daniel Ferguson if you need help I am available. been a carpenter for thirty years

February 18, 2014 at 11:08 am

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Thank You Everyone!

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Great news! The Craftsmen's Journal made the Hot List for Film & Video Projects to watch. ;) http://www.kicktraq.com/hotlist/film%20&%20video/

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February 16, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Debra Shaw That is great!!!! :)

February 17, 2014 at 10:08 pm

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"Thank you to everyone that..." on their own link.

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The Craftsmen's Journal shared a link.

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We thought we would have a little fun with our over the top "The Craftsmen's Journal" Trailer presented as an Action / Adventure movie... We can dream can't ...

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We thought we would have a little fun with our over the top "The Craftsmen's Journal" Trailer presented as an Action / Adventure movie... Poster Included. We can dream can't we. ;)

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The Craftsmen's Journal The link above the poster is to our YouTube site where it is a little easier to go back and look at some of our older videos... We had some real fun with the Movie Trailer. FYI there is also an official website http://www.craftsmensjournal.com/

February 16, 2014 at 2:03 pm

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A little different perspective with the last bit still to come out.

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Daniel Ferguson wish I could work with these men I've been a carpenter for thirty years

February 11, 2014 at 10:50 am

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Terrence on the second floor removing boards, while Dave is remembering that he had already done this once before... :(

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More peeling back the floor and stripping it back before anything can start to happen.

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David Adams So am I ... like my own Groundhog Day ...

February 12, 2014 at 4:05 am

Robert Mcgary i remember this, oh i'm back in the early 70's

February 12, 2014 at 1:08 am

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Nicely done! Thank you Aimee! ;)

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Nicely done... Thank you Aimee!

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The Craftsmen’s Journal and KickStarter

The Craftsmen’s Journal has been working with Dave Adams and the guys for over a year now recording his Re-restoration. This venture started as a three minute clip we put together for the web, but now we are trying to take it to the next level. We would like to put together a 30-minute premiere episode to be aired on Portsmouth's cable channel PPMTV. For those who don't get them on cable, they also have a live feed on the internet and a Facebook group.

PPMTV - http://ppmtvnh.org/
Live Feed - http://ppmtvnh.org/live/
Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/328293520530247/

We've started a KickStarter campaign to help fund this first episode and are now reaching out to ask you to become a part of this project. If you are as passionate about the preservation and restoration of historic buildings as we are, we're sure you will appreciate what we are trying to do. All we ask is for you to share this link with your Facebook friends and, if you can, a small donation would mean so much.

Thank you for your time. We can't wait to get started!

Our KickStarter Campaign - http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2007271434/the-craftsmens-journal-the-re-restoration-pilot-ep

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Length: 4:50

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"Some more of Steve's handy..." on their own photo.

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Wide open...

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The Craftsmen's Journal Some more of Steve's handy work... from 30 years ago.

January 24, 2014 at 9:42 pm

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The first peak at the new "cathedral room".

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A little flash back on what was involved in replacing the floor in the girls room...

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Jim, Dave and Terence getting ready to roll up their sleeves.

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Missed by many... Forgotten by none.

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Remembering Steve

Length: 11:12

Raylene Ertle nice tribute: Sorry for everyones lose. R.I.P.

January 20, 2014 at 12:34 am

Donna Hanley Sorry to hear this, thoughts and prayers for Peggy Roy and Family.

January 20, 2014 at 11:32 am

Kathleen Roy Kristiansen So proud of my brother, Stephen T. Roy! Great video thank you!

January 21, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Tanya Cullen Hinde what a beautiful video <3

January 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Debbie Poulsen That was awesome; thanks for sharing! Miss you, Steve <3

January 21, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Debra Shaw Dear Steve-- thank you so much for the hello..thank you. I will miss you always.

February 1, 2014 at 2:31 am

Debra Shaw Dear Gpd thank you for the hello from Steve otherwise I wouldn't know how he felt.

February 1, 2014 at 2:29 am

Karen Donovan The personality in his face brings happiness to every day. He touched the lives of so many people. Thanks for the opportunity to see him.

January 25, 2014 at 3:49 pm

Josh Santy Love this man. You will be greatly missed

January 22, 2014 at 2:35 am

Debra Shaw Love by many!!!

January 21, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Kohnie Poulsen thank you

January 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm

Kat Rina Beautiful, Kathleen... Steven really knew his stuff...

February 2, 2014 at 6:19 pm

Debra Shaw I miss spending time with you Steve..it had been too long and I love and miss you so much!

January 26, 2014 at 3:49 am

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Dave Adams has spent 40 years doing repair and restoration work all over the northeast, we got to see a sample of how some of this is done on a bit of molding for the top of a built in bookcase that was removed for the restoration and now is being reassembled.

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The finished results is a floor that many won't think is a replacement floor for a house originally built in 1743... Good job guys!

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Richard Seaboyer Bathroom???

January 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

Lexi Adams That lens makes my room look so big! What will happen to the whitewash on my fireplace? Painted?

January 12, 2014 at 4:02 am

Robert Mcgary very nice, looks great

January 11, 2014 at 3:20 pm

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