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travel
27
Jul
As a builder I’m an optimist, I think, in fact, it is a required trait to qualify as a builder. A recent article in Builder...
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28
Jun
As I was researching historic French Iron work for a project, I ran across a great book, Wrought Iron In Architecture, by Gerald K. Geerlings. It...
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15
Jun
I was invited to speak at the Danver’s Historical Society last weekend and was fortunate to have time to explore a few historic streets in...
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29
May
I’ve forgotten how historic New Orleans is, it has an amazing and rich architectural tradition that I had time to explore last week as I...
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20
Jan
2 of these 3 buildings were originally built as “temporary buildings” to be later torn down? Which one was permanent? THE ANSWER: The top building...
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07
Oct
If you look at the inside cover of my book you will find this picture. It is taken at the building tool museum in Troyes,...
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16
Sep
I just finished reading Bob Lutz’s fascinating book on his years at General Motors from early 2000 to 2012. Its titled Car Guys vs. Bean...
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06
Dec
How do you know if something is beautiful? Maybe a better question is WHEN, do you know something is beautiful. I find that beauty strikes...
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25
Nov
St Augustine wrote, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” In the 18th century rich young men...
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23
Aug
Paneled doors, or stile and rail doors, are an advancement in design from plank doors and transitional doors that developed during the Renaissance era. In order...
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