Propstei St. Gerold – main building renovation St. Gerold

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    video 1, Abbruch Dach
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    video 2, Abbruch Dach
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    video 3, Aufbau Dach
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    video 4, Aufbau Dach
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    video 5, Aufbau Dach
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    video 6, Aufbau Dach

Covering for the radiators

Ultra-modern manufacturing meets traditional carpentry

For a renaissance room, in the main building of the Propstei St. Gerold, the team – consisting of Christoph Dünser, Saskia Weber and Dominic Wild – is working on a new covering for the radiators. Using the in-house laser cutter, the first prototypes have already been produced from wood.

The manufacturing is done by Markus Palzenberger. His innovative laser cutters are able to create a precise design by selectively burning into the surface of the 20mm thick panels exactly.

Afterwards, restorer Edgar Waldner will apply a suitable varnish to the panelling and expertly install it to ensure a perfect match with the existing building.

The panel

3-layer panel in solid ash with a thickness of 20 mm
Frick Burtscher Holz mit Technik GmbH, Dornbirn

By using specially selected ash with a fine grain and rift/semi rift annual rings, the 3-layer panel is produced with increased gluing accuracy. After laser cutting, the panel is finished with a head sanding process to remove the singed surface and slightly frayed edges.


Markus Palzenberger, Forstau

The craftsman

Edgar Waldner, Egg

See his work in St. Gerold on Instagram
Wainscoting around J. 1590
Wood carvings, perfect-imperfect
Wood restoration


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    Prototyp | Hausinterner Lasercutter
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    Prototyp | Kanten brechen

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