February 1, 2005

The Newkirk House

This is an unusually touching article. It features Wes Newkirk and his late wife Elizabeth and their long search for a house to restore and then the years of painstaking work to achieve what is now one of Kentucky’s most remarkable residential landmarks.

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Door Hardware

Here is a history of door hardware from Plymouth through the colonial period, providing a useful restoration and decorating guide. It features discussions with four blacksmiths and manufacturers who create outstanding period hardware.

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