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Healer wins vintage vinyl D’Arby album

Healer wins vintage vinyl D’Arby album

LOST ALBUM GIVEAWAYRobin Dyer is a specialist in the healing arts, at Smart Heart Art in Spokane, WA. Ah, the turntables they’ve spun on! Our Lost Album Giveaway features discs found in the house from artists like The Platters. Roy Clark. Dolly Parton, Tom Jones. Buck...

Revitalizing the Vintage Safe

Revitalizing the Vintage Safe

RELATED PROJECTS Retro Safe Installation Above and below, the crew slides the Hall's safe out of its original installation site. The unit weighs about 2,500 pounds, by virtue of its steel case and concrete fireproofing.Project engineers at the Eikenbary-Pierce House...

Lost Album Giveaway

Lost Album Giveaway

From now until the vintage albums are gone, we’ll giving away one album for every 10 new subscribers to our email list, starting with the Roy Clark album (photo). Current subscribers will be included in a special drawing.

A Studio Is Born

A Studio Is Born

“Painstaking and detailed as it is, the restoration process captivates me. I’d rather spend resources and time on this project than pursue personal creature comforts.,” said Henry. “I enjoy the feeling of accomplishment as the Eikenbary-Pierce House comes back to life. It will be fun to create programs that tell the history of the house and give a voice to the people of the community.”

You Can’t Take It With You

You Can’t Take It With You

Early on in the restoration, we had to decide what to do with the estate’s 1906 Model G Franklin, a “sports car” in its heyday, but quite the basket case after a long outdoor repose.

Moonshine on the Mountain

Moonshine on the Mountain

History is coming alive at the historic Moonshine Shack restoration on Tower Mountain near Spokane, Washington. Illicit moonshine alcohol production took place at the site during Prohibition in the 1920s, according to project director Mick Deviny, who plans to open a small museum at the site.

All that Glitters is Copper

All that Glitters is Copper

Preservation engineers Mick Deviny and Henry Pierce spent 2.5 enjoyable days installing the copper gutters on the Eikenbary-Pierce House during the last few halcyon days of fall weather.