Centric Chronicle: A Builder's View

Age-old Craftsmanship Plays A Role In Modern Design

Posted by Tim McDonald

Jun 25, 2015 2:30:00 PM

CASE STUDY: Atlas, Jacobsen Residence 

In a world focused on globalization and mechanization, many believe the beauty and wisdom of age-old craftsmanship is becoming extinct. On a daily basis, news reports tell us how robots are replacing humans in an effort to create efficiencies. With these messages proliferating our media consumption, you may ask yourself how can classic craftsmanship sustain in today’s modern world?

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Topics: Construction Case Studies, Custom Homes, Craftsmanship

Developing Your Eye For Detail and Quality Craftsmanship

Posted by Tim McDonald

Mar 21, 2014 8:35:00 AM

Living in a time of robotic production and assembly is really exciting.  However, the immaculate detail and finishes of a project can only be achieved with skill and dedication.  A machine does not have an eye for detail; it takes a human touch.  In other words, it requires people who take pride in their workmanship and their ability to manually create a look and finish of true elegance.

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Topics: Best Practices, Craftsmanship, Punch List, Quality