A Barn for the Old Stone House

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

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Brownington, VT.  The Old Stone House was constructed back in the 1800s by Alexander Twilight, the first black college graduate of the U.S., out of massive stones, to be a schoolhouse for the children of Brownington.  A barn used house the students’ animals which they would use for food and money for their schooling, but […]


The Gwozdziec Synagogue in Sanok, Poland

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

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Yup, I went to Poland.  To help build a timber frame synagogue.  A replica of the 1731 place of worship.  It was pretty awesome. The Timber Framer’s Guild was commissioned to build this structure, and Handshouse Studio organized a student volunteer opportunity to help with its construction.  My group flew into Warsaw, where we stayed […]


Covered Bridge at Wason Pond in Chester, NH

Monday, August 15th, 2011

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Commemorative timber framed covered bridge over a dam This was a post-Poland project (somebody said I’d caught the timber framing bug) at Wason Pond in Chester, New Hampshire.  It was a week-long project held by the TFG, and I was able to help out for a good two days on a brief vacation from working […]