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Tim Leahy

A former finishing foreman, Tim Leahy is the director of Architectural Finishes at Kirby Perkins Construction - a Newport, RI-based company that builds custom homes, and preserves and restores historic properties throughout Southern New England. His teams have created and restored many types of surface coatings on a variety of historic restoration projects throughout Southern New England, as well as in Williamsburg Va, and Charleston SC. Kirby Perkins also utilizes state-of-the-art technology and advanced coatings for new work on almost any substrate. When not at his desk, in the shop, or in the field, Leahy enjoys spending time with his wife, repairing and refinishing antique furniture, ocean kayaking, cooking, and attempting to improve his golf game.

Tim Leahy's Posts

Festool ETS EC 125/3EQ Festool ETS EC 125/3EQ

After months of testing Festool's new ETS EC 125 sander, finish foreman and restoration specialist Tim Leahy weighs in on what you get for your money. Read more

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