The Eno River Association purchase and protects lands adjacent the Eno River in the Durham area and beyond. They were very generous in allowing me to salvage a large amount of wood and rusty metal artifacts from the lovely old buildings at the Confluence property in Hillsborough before the buildings were taken down for safety.
Riverbank Custom Homes does impeccable, beautiful renovations to older homes in Durham with a high level of integrity and an strong sense of historic preservation. They have also been a huge patron of mine, sharing cool old wood and artifacts from their renovations with me and diverting that stuff from the landfill.
lath laTH/ noun 1. a thin flat strip of wood, especially one of a series forming a foundation for the plaster of a wall or the tiles of a roof, or made into a trellis or fence.
I was able to salvage multiple truckloads of beautiful old wood and rusty metal artifacts from this site prior to the demolition of the buildings. There were two barns and a farmhouse plus multiple smaller buildings that were demolished by the Eno River Association due to their advanced state of decay and the Association’s desire … [Read more…]