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Raze or Restore

Raze Or Restore?

Early in my career, one of the first projects of any size offered to Southfen, was to renovate an old framed and clapboard house in White Hall, MD. The Owners...
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John Brown Butchery

In scenic Shawan Valley, just west of Hunt Valley, stands an historic structure that has served the valley as various food venues and services since the 1930s. The original John...
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Restored Log Cabin

Gustav Stickley, noted furniture manufacturer, design leader and chief promoter of the American Craftsman style, believed “there are elements of intrinsic beauty in the simplification of a house built on...
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If I Were A Carpenter

“The road to success is always under construction.” Over 40 years ago, I lived in a small stone house on a beautiful farm in Long Green Valley. It had two...
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