New England Stone Walls
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 666
- Sep 22, 2020 7:00 pm
- 52:47 mins
New England Stone Walls Guest: Kevin Gardner, former producer for NH public radio, stonemason, and author of “The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls” Master stonemason Kevin Gardner has dedicated his life to building and restoring stone walls in New England. He shares techniques for building stone walls and stories of the struggles faced by early New England settlers. Hand Hewn Guest: Jack A. Sobon, architect and builder specializing in timber-framing, and Founding Director of Timber Framers Guild of North America Constructing houses from wood, by hand, is a craft with thousands of years of history, and still has great value to us today, both for its structural and aesthetic values, as well as for the connections it has to the people building it and the land it came from.