Repairing & Rebuilding Heritage Chimneys in Victoria, BC (A Guide for Homeowners)
How your Victoria, BC home may be eligible for a VHF grant when it comes to repairing your chimney or other masonry structures...
Combining Driftwood & Stonework
I built several coves into the stonework to act as placeholders for planters and candles, etc., as the homeowner had several children and I
Dry-Stack Stonework, Victoria B.C.
The difficulty I faced, oddly enough, was trying to be as random as possible with the placement of the stones, so as to make the stonework a
Restoring 17th-Century Architecture
It's not every day that I get the opportunity to work with 17th-Century Limestone imported from France. So when the homeowner presented
Mixing Natural Hydraulic Lime Mortar
Before mixing the mortar, it is important to measure out the Lime and Sand by volume, using a bucket. Measuring the materials with a shovel