Is your front porch missing or does it need to be restored? I have written an 87 page e-book to guide you in your restoration. This information picks up from the information about Porches on my website which you should read first. It also includes many links to other resources. [Read more]
1885 Historic Makeover This video is somewhat elementary for this is the first video I created using a not so great program. This 1885 had undergone many changes over the years that totally destroyed any trace of architectural character. Unfortunately it is too late to put all these residents in jail where they belong. Fortunately [...]
I really hate writing negative articles like this. Most people would never notice the changes made or even care what someone does to their house. However, I was contacted by several people in town that a historic house was in danger and being vandalized by a new homeowner. In a way it's funny that so [...]
Porch columns and porch posts support a beam that supports the porch roof. This may sound very simple but this is a crucial area that is frequently done wrong by carpenters today. The design is actually very simple yet carpenters continue to mess up a good design. Here we will discuss two basic types of [...]
Here is our listing of recommended Books & Magazines, links to various Resources, and some novelties to help the old house owner. Carpenters and Window Restores etc. click here.