A Closer Look: Colonial Roots, Fresh Approach
Norwegian-inspired post carvings personalize this home and bring its structural support to an artful level
Homeowner Dave Arvold’s carvings were inspired by old Norwegian stave churches. He used routers, gouges, and chisels to carve scenes from Norse history and intricate vine, leaf, and basket weave patterns into the posts that support his house. He offers up flowers to the street side of the house while Scandinavian legend unfolds on the inside.
Read the article Colonial Roots, Fresh Approach to learn more about the Arvold house.
Photos by Charles Miller