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Why You Should Attend the 20th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop

The Preservation Trades Network Presents the 20th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop on September 9-11 2016 in Virginia. The International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW) has been occurring annually, since 1997, bringing together a diverse group of tradespeople, architects, preservationists, and students, … Continue reading

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Wildwood Flower Wood Carving, a Tribute to Song

Jake Cress of Fincastle, Virginia carved this musical wood plaque out of cherry, in tribute to the ubiquitous four petaled dogwood tree – – and to the song “Wildwood Flower” by the Carter Family, also from Virginia. Of course you’ve heard it, but … Continue reading

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20th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop Event

The Preservation Trades Network Presents the 20th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop on September 9-11 2016 at Clermont Farm, Berryville, Virginia. The International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW) has been occurring annually, since 1997, bringing together a diverse group of trades people, … Continue reading

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1916 Brick Row House Restoration and Renovation

The goal is to restore this Richmond, Virginia row house to as near original condition as possible, with a few sensible changes and upgrades. The work will include replacing missing millwork, including a bricked up fireplace mantle, reformatting the kitchen and … Continue reading

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Italianate Period Architecture, a Design Style Ahead of its Time

HistoryTech – Historic Preservation Consulting of Lynchburg, Virginia worked to get Caryswood, an 1855 Italianate style farmhouse on the National Register of Historic Places based upon its historic significance, original historic fabric, and setting. The Italianate style has an open, modern feel … Continue reading

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The Virtues of a Minimalist Approach to Kitchen Remodeling

We’ve worked with high end master carpenters who set little value on existing, historic fabric. And why should they? Their clients know what they want and don’t mind paying for it. The fastest road there is to rip it all … Continue reading

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Patterned Wood Floor Medallions

Here is an impressive collection of six wood floor medallions laid down by Clifton Grant Floors of Fairfax, Virginia in a single house. It features a stunning octagonal floor in an octagonal room, the medallion carried throughout the whole floor. … Continue reading

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