Siemasko + Verbridge
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Spindrift traditional-staircase


This Gambrel style residence has been completely upgraded to satisfy todays’ standards while restoring and reinforcing the original 1885 design. It began as a Summer Cottage accessible by train from Boston, and is now a year round residence. The essence of the structure was maintained, while enhancing every detail. The breadth of craftsmanship is evident throughout the home resulting in a comfortable and embellished aesthetic.

Photo Credit: Brian Vanden Brink

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October 25, 2013
Luxury For The Home wrote:
Where did u find the crystal newel cap?
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Can I get one made and sent to New Zealand ? Or where can I buy one I saw them in Boston but can't remember the name of the shop.
    Bookmark   November 10, 2013 at 2:27PM
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How was the ball attached? I am concerned about them coming off...thank you!!
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May 19, 2012
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You should be able to find a bezell through a local mill shop.
    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 5:00AM
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January 18, 2012
Marguerite Burtzlaff wrote:
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Beautiful glass ball. Where can we get it and how much does it cost? How was it attatched aand how heavy is that? Thank you very much.
    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 4:30AM
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Ajoaghana, you can fins a very similar glass ball at a vairties of vendors online. I do not know how heavy it is. It was attached with a silicon sealant set in a curved support at the top of the newel.
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