Glass and copper is a beautiful combination with wood. The Sapele woodwork, and insulated tempered glass units are capped off with copper detailing. Storefronts are a very interesting sub-section of millwork. In old buildings, they are especially tricky, as...read more
We are restoring the front door and a window of an antebellum solid brick house in Jefferson County, West Virginia. The house is called Barleywood, and it is a beautiful Greek Revival home; still quite original. The door and window construction are still sound and...read more
Last week, I posted these pictures on Instagram of a repointing project at Saint Andrews Church in Roanoke. Our masonry partner, Dominion Traditional, is doing the work. The church has not been repointed in over 120 years, and the original lime based pointing is due...read more
Ever since visiting Yunnan province, in China, I keep thinking about all the long lasting materials they were using. In China, all of the buildings were built with traditional materials: stone, plaster, tile, and wood. (The modern high rises and mediterranean style...read more
Beijing: My visit to China took me into The Forbidden City. Completed in 1420, it was the seat of Chinese dynastic power for 500 years. The buildings are beautiful and were constructed with the very best craftsmanship. My focus turned to the clay tile roofing. ...read more
About 10 years ago, I took a trip to England to see my former boss, Ian Stalker. One of my goals was to see the construction methods, materials, and architecture used in Yorkshire. Ian took me to see cathedrals and houses, from Ripon to York, and north to Hadrian’s...read more
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