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05.14.19 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Thoughts on Design
If a house could talk, what would it say? Quite a bit, if you make time to open your eyes and ears and listen. Thanks to the generosity of the Peabody Essex Museum, I recently had the opportunity to visit the Cotting-Smith House, located in Salem’s McIntyre Historic District, and field measure architectural details and photo document...
10.10.18 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Thoughts on Design
Creating classical crown moulding profiles is going to be made easy for you in this post. I will be sharing my knowledge and sources, giving you the confidence the mouldings you create in your home will look beautiful. Let’s see what’s behind Door Number 1. The premise behind classical Crown moulding profiles. As I mentioned...
08.14.18 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Thoughts on Design
Beautiful crown molding is a wonderful way to enhance the style and feel of your home. DIY’ers and readers who are currently in the design process take note! In this post, I am going to share with you, crown moulding details and specifications (and variations) of several of the crowns we designed for a French...
08.07.18 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Thoughts on Design
Creating simple classical moulding profiles should be easy. Right? That’s what I thought when I began this “little project” back in June. Little did I know… As I worked on the previous two classical moulding posts, I learned I had two misconceptions. My Misconceptions… Understanding/translating and interpreting the Classical Orders is like stepping into Rocky...
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