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We're On Houzz - A Terrific Place To Be!

Heard about Houzz? It's a place to browse and save beautiful home photos. A place to find the right design and construction professionals. A place to connect with others who have been there too. Houzz started as a side project but has become a community of more than 20 million homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals—across the country and around the world.

Remodeling and Home Design

 

We're On Daily Remodel

Take look at one of our projects that has been featured on a popular construction website. And be sure to vote for us!

Vote For Us At Daily Remodel

 

Kutztown Folk Festival

We have been a featured presenter at the historic Kutztown Folk Festival in Kutztown, PA - including having a "mini barn raising" where we demonstrated the process of raising a barn by hand.

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From the Kutztown Festival Website:

Bring your family to enjoy the finest in traditional crafts, food, music and folklife. Fun for all ages! 200 of Americas finest traditional craftsmen. Fascinating demonstrations and treasures you can take home.

Located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, the festival is just a short trip by car or bus from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and other parts of the Northeastern United States.

Demonstrations will run the gamut from farming and gardening to churches and weddings. Other exhibits will focus on Pennsylvania-Dutch dialect and folklore, spinning and weaving, country cooks, blacksmiths, furniture, candles and more.

We're In The News!

The Reading Eagle printed a story about Methods and Materials at the Kutztown Festival - check it out!

Reading Eagle Website - Story About Us

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A PDF Version Of The Reading Eagle Story

 

Boston Globe Story About Jack

Read about how Jack Witherington, the owner and founder of Methods & Materials Building Company, created the company - if no less an authority than the Boston Globe felt that the story of Jack's success could be a source of inspiration for others, well, who are we to argue?

As Jack said in the article, "You only regret the things you never try."

The Boston Globe - Pursuing A Dream

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A PDF Version Of The Boston Globe Story

 

PA Energy Fest

Come see us at The PA Energy Fest in Kempton, PA.

The PA Energy Fest is a three-day festival about renewable energy, natural building construction, sustainable agriculture, land-use planning, forestry and healthy living practices in general. It features dynamic speakers, national exhibitors, workshops, hands-on demonstrations, vendors, live music and entertainment, children's activities, food and more.

 

A New Dojo Goes Up

We have just completed crafting and installing our portion of the Dojo project - the trusses, roof and related framework. It was very satisfying to help this owner's 35 year dreams come true by building this large backyard studio (the main room is 30 by 40 with no inner posts). Now our client and his friends can practice the martial art of Kendo in his own dojo.

Here's a link to the new "Dojo" page in our Portfolio:

A Backyard Dojo