Groundbreaking for the new Berkshire Insulator Gallery (BIG) was held
this morning with an elite group of invited guests in attendance. This gallery is being constructed to house an
amazing collection of
The invited guests got a rare chance to inspect the collection in its temporary storage facility where it is being sorted and cataloged. They also saw some examples of yard art being prototyped for display in the gallery. Possible uses include bird baths (on the left) and path lights (on the right). A demonstration of deck post caps is also in process.
A wing is being planned to include a gift and craft shop. In the future the gallery may add a refreshment stand. In this case it may be renamed to the Berkshire Insulator Gallery and Soda Shop (BIGASS).
The gallery is expected to be
completed within a month as long as the owner is not required to do any paying
work in the meantime. The short
construction schedule is designed to have the facility up and ready for
visitors before the leaf peeping season starts in