Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Waltham, MA after the painting restoration by Masterwork. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Before restoration - Although the majority of the building is brick, her steeples, window trim, soffits, fascia, rakes, doors and casings are all wood.
Before photo of the rear steeple which was inaccessible even from boom lifts, safety rigging was set up over the slate roof.
Heights and angles of access to the steeples necessitated the use of eighty-foot boom lifts.
The beautiful 18-25 ft. high stained glass windows crafted in Munich, Germany were in jeopardy due to the extremely poor condition of the window frames. Masterwork made the windows weather tight to preserve them for future generations.
Dustless HEPA sanding equipment was used and respiratory protection worn. Craftsmen operating boom lifts were secured by safety harnesses at all times.
An in-process example of the extensive paint removal performed by Masterwork.
The completed front steeple from a close up vertical perspective. Notice how the detail of the beautiful circular window has been enhanced.
The restored rear steeple.
The completed painting restoration displays a historically appropriate multi-colored theme that compliments the brick exterior.