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WaltonSmithFredericksburgTexas

Cabins… all over this great country

Here's one in Texas. And one from Indiana. A cabin in California. And... a cabin in Virginia (I built this one :) Here we have four cabins from Texas, Indiana, California and Virginia...  From the deep South to the North, from the Pacific to the Atlantic,  this is a nation of cabin … [Read More...]

Log cabins

logmill

A log mill

Have you ever wondered what heaven looks like? Well, here's a peek... a perfect little mill. Don't you think? (I wish I knew the identity of … [Read More...]

Timber Frame

Timbered roof system

The bones of a house

For those who appreciate the "bones" of an old house here's one for you... the roof system of an old estate home in England. Most people have … [Read More...]

Stone

Tolquhon-Castle

A stone staircase

Just going down to the basement dear. Here we have a three-fold knock out combination... the beauty of natural stone, the added elegance of a … [Read More...]

Building Your Own Home

country porch

An eight foot porch

I have a dear friend who purchased a new home a few years ago complete with a front porch. But, for some reason (likely money savings), the … [Read More...]

stonemasons

What is your legacy?

Many cities have stone buildings built prior to 1920's and this is what the team of men and animals would have looked like that helped build … [Read More...]

And all the rest

Inspirational workmanship of others…