Frame up, shingles on

I got a special thrill this weekend when I got to see the new cottage 1 in person for the first time. After months of anticipation, of staring at drawings and computer models, it’s immensely satisfying to see a building in the flesh. And it looks every bit as good as I’d hoped. On Saturday […]

Charlton’s Coffeehouse Frame-Raising

Those within an hour’s drive of Williamsburg should come this Saturday, December 20th, to watch the heavy timber frame of Charlton’s Coffeehouse be raised into place. The front wall and the upper level floor system will be erected starting at 9am, at the east end of Duke of Gloucester Street. The frame has been cut […]