Anatomy of a Plastered Archway

Anatomy of a Plastered Archway

Archways in plaster walls – without a traditional wood casing surrounding them – became highly fashionable in the 1920’s and remained popular with builders into the 1950’s.  They are most likely to be found in Tudor Revivals and Spanish...
A New Old House Project

A New Old House Project

As if there weren’t enough things around here that need attention, I unexpectedly found myself involved in a new project:  the renovation of someone else’s house.  It’s an early twentieth-century house which has been empty for a long time.  It will...