An appreciation of Stone (41)

This is another example of great craftsmanship, skill, and pride in one’s work.

stone masonry

[ Just spectacular handwork. ]

Here’s another example from the same castle/residence.

stone work

[ Stone work, it doesn’t get any better than this. ]

Everyone should have a front door like this . . . shouldn’t they? Shouldn’t we?

Texturing, the hand work, attention to detail, the layering of elements. Certainly the height of the craft in the 1880’s in Cincinnati, Ohio, or any other city for that matter.

By Rick Anderson

The Whispering Crane Institute was originally formed to act as the umbrella organization for the Philosophy of Design Symposium, and other seminars and workshops given by Rick Anderson and Richard L. Dube’. In the year 2000 WCI became a sole proprietorship owned by Rick Anderson. Today the WCI provides design and consultation services for Landscape Contractors, acts as a Green Industry think tank, and provides training for others in the form of workshops, seminars, and individual consulting. The WCI also provides written material, opinions, case-studies and how-to articles for industry trade magazines.

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