Now the front photographs will no longer have the plywood board as the centerpiece ! The week, with some rain that came our way, gave us time to do some work indoors. The main entry doors are now up ! But wait, it will look better than that when the glazing and the brass rosette…
They all said we had to go standard classic with a script font for the doors. Except me. They all said my design was out of the norm and it won’t enhance the historic nature of the building. Now that this is done, they are all thankful that I stood my ground. After all the…
Marking the location for the limestone frog fountain at the entrance so we can trench for water and electric. See orange circle on ground.
Our St Helena blacksmith, Silver, did a marvelous interpretation on the front gates that he derived from my design of the iron balconies. Very happy with the final product and you can see Richard is proud !
Watching our designs become real is a fantastic feeling. One of our biggest joys is working with craftsmen such as our blacksmith, Silverio, who just works magic with our every visit to his workshop.
With the chisel and skill these stone masons have, these 2 columns are the closest we will get to seeing the basics of temple building in King Solomon’s time.
We will be cladding the columns with these original stone we salvaged from the property.