Bill Pavlak: Perfect in 1000 words or less.

Editor’s note: After watching a video tour of the Anthony Hay Cabinet Shop at Colonial Williamsburg (produced by Joshua Farnsworth/Wood and Shop) I stumbled across the Instagram account of one of the cabinetmakers, Bill Pavlak (@billpavlak) and was instantly hooked by this behind-the-scenes look at his work. I was also intrigued at the Clark Kent/… Continue reading Bill Pavlak: Perfect in 1000 words or less.

A Palace, of sorts (part 1)

In the 1760’s Royal Governor William Tryon and his family brought architect John Hawks from London to New Bern, NC to design and build a massive Georgian-style mansion which was to house both his family and general assembly. The structure was completed in 1770, served as the first permanent capitol of North Carolina for a few… Continue reading A Palace, of sorts (part 1)