12 April 2010

Medieval carpentry - 2

Second posting in a series about medieval carpentry.

By chance a second visit to a medieval looking castle, after Bouillon I made a fast, closing time, visit to the Gravensteen of Ghent, where late 19th century romantics decided to rebuild a factory back to its medieval castle origin.

Ceilings


Doors
 












Windows













Specialized throat cutting equipment and even one of those revolutionary skewed blades.