The carpet was glued to sheet vinyl. The vinyl was placed over a thin layer of fiber board. Beneath that is more linoleum and tar...but underneath that is oak. Is it worth it to keep scraping? We'll see.
Scott removed the plaster from the east wall of the 1920 living room. The structural work created big cracks in plaster all around the house.
The plaster removal revealed the original ductwork. This stamp says the "Handy Furnace Pipe" was patented in 1908 by the R. Meyer & Bro. Co. of Peoria, Illinois.
Plenty more demolition to come.
Stay tuned for details!