Following the death of his father 32 years ago, Peter Brown set aside a dream career in furniture design to take over his father’s automobile dealership. Now retired from the family business, he has returned to his original passion—designing and crafting artisan-inspired furniture. His new woodworking company, Meadowlark Designs, crafts custom furniture pieces that reflect his artistry and focus on traditional joinery. Read on for his interview with MH+D Inside Out.
Q+A with Peter Truslow of Houses and Barns by John Libby on using reclaimed wood in timber-frame buildings
While Houses and Barns by John Libby is known for building timber-frame structures, they also renovate existing conventionally framed and timber- frame buildings. Recently, the design-build company reused existing timbers on both a remodel in North Bath (see page 84) and the Wolfe’s Neck Farm barn restoration in Freeport. We asked lead timber-framer Peter Truslow about the process of reclaiming old wood.
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