"This shape is called Queen Anne Cottage, or simple "corner house", because they were often sited on corner lots where the wrap-around porch could be best appreciated and utilized.
Other than the missing/repaced porch posts it's pretty…"
"Very hard to tell at this stage.
If I had been sanding it, my nose would have told me what it was: sweet or balsam-y is white pine (or sugar pine)
smells a bit like pee: fir.
Smells sour and muddy : spruce.
Smells of turpentine: yellow pine/heart…"
Tell us about your old-house experiences and dreams:
Old house (1850/1906)owner, musical instrument restorer. Involved in the Main Street program, local and state preservation groups, and city landmarks commission.
I recreate historic details, have done hand woodworking, horsehair plaster, stained glass, Victorian Gingerbread, Fine wood finishing, French Polishing.
"I majored in the AEsthetic Movement"
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