Want to get that 18th-century look? Jim and Linda Hobbins share some of their sources.
Paint and finishes
Main house: Benjamin Moore Classic Burgundy, solid-color stain.
Guesthouse: Benjamin Moore Classic Burgundy, satin latex.
House trim (both houses) Benjamin Moore White Christmas, semigloss latex.
Main house floors: DuraSeal stain/sealer (equal mix of Antique Brown and Medium Brown) . Plus plenty of Butcher’s Boston Polish Amber Paste Wax.
Hardware and fixtures
Authentic Designs www.authenticdesigns.com
West Rupert, Vt., for wall sconces.
Heritage Lanterns www.heritagelanterns.com
Yarmouth, Maine, for exterior lanterns.
Renovator’s Supply www.rensup.com
For wrought-iron door handles, latches, hinges and wall sconces.
Tremont Nail Co. www.tremontnail.com
Mansfield, Mass., for wrought-head flooring nails and nails for batten doors.