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A Tale of Two Cottages

Dickens’ Remodel. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, . . .” Well, does that pretty much describe your last remodeling job (whether you were the remodeler or homeowner)?!...

We Take Away Your Millwork Worries

The word “lumberyard” simply doesn’t do us justice anymore. Instorudcing Davis-Hawn Lumber’s sister company that is all grown up now — Davis-Hawn Architectural Millworks. If you though all we did was run a great lumberyard and hardware...
Remembering Those That Have Served Our Country

Remembering Those That Have Served Our Country

A few months ago, a young man named Jeffrey came by the yard looking for some hardwood lumber. Naturally he was directed to the mill. After a short conversation with him, he disclosed he was in the Navy and had just been promoted to Chief. The wood was to be used in a...
Columns – Today’s Insight into Classical Architecture

Columns – Today’s Insight into Classical Architecture

Architecturally Correct. What exactly does “Architecturally Correct” mean? We hear that term applied fairly often, particularly with respect to columns and their capitals and bases. The phrase begs the question that there must be a lot of problems with...
Testimonial From the Mill by Michael Morgan

Testimonial From the Mill by Michael Morgan

I had a conversation yesterday with one of our customers that I wanted to share. This particular customer operates an extremely “High End” millwork/door/ window shop that has a long history of top quality products. We just completed work on some arched casings, cased...
Architecturally Correct Columns

Architecturally Correct Columns

Proportion is everything when selecting columns for your house. Many columns produced today are not architecturally correct. Architects and discriminating builders have chosen Turncraft for over 40 years because of their crafted columns which closely follow the...