Photo of today: trad’er than your dad

We have a new Trad roofing convert. Crookshanks has been known in the slate roofing community for years and now they are going trad! We are thrilled to see Dennis learning seamed roof construction.

Dennis M. Crookshanks Roofing

Photo of today: from Ukraine

Comrade: Aidas Danisevicius‎ shares photos of his boyhood home? The post includes video of a roof tour, and up-close photos of the joinery. They claim the house is from 1600. I have my doubts that the roof is original, but it’s very early: at least and century and a half, maybe two from my experience surveying similar old roofs in america on aged structures.

Photo of today: French? Window Pans

A fully seamed window pan. Americans scratch their heads at this detail and resort to solder/sealant. Here, a guild-trained roof tailor handles the detail with ease: and permanence.

and, blog of a blog.. crazy solution for huge pipe stack!