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Maple Sugaring in West Chazy

Repairing maple sugar lines in West Chazy

Lines for gathering sap at Sacred Roots Maple, a maple business founded by Ben & Ashley Clark in 2016. In the photo, Ben is repairing lines that were damaged by squirrels. 2017. West Chazy, NY. Courtesy of Ben & Ashley Clark.

David Nichols crafting a custom guitar in Malone

David Nichols crafting a custom guitar in Malone

David R. Nichols cutting inlay pieces for a custom guitar. According to Greg Kie, Nichols has worked on guitars for BB King, Johnny Cash, ZZ Top, and Aerosmith. At one time, he was the only craftsman doing inlay work for the Martin Guitar Company. He’s something of a North Country legend, and a 1963 SUNY […]

Replacing a roof in Wanakena

Replacing a roof in Wanakena

Contractors replacing the roof of the building that is believed to have been the original Wanakena Post Office. 2010. Wanakena, NY. Photo courtesy of Allen Ditch.

Carrying boards to rebuild a porch in Wanakena

Carrying boards to rebuild a porch in Wanakena

Dave Gambocarto rebuilding the porch of 28 Front Street. This property is thought to have once been a rental called the Wawonaissa Lodge dating back to around 1915. Circa 1999. Wanakena, NY. Photo courtesy of Allen Ditch.

Rebuilding a porch in Wanakena

Rebuilding a porch in Wanakena

Dave Gambocarto rebuilding the porch of 28 Front Street. Dave and Faye Gambocarto were the owners of the property. This property is thought to have once been a rental called the Wawonaissa Lodge dating back to around 1915. Circa 1999. Wanakena, NY. Photo courtesy of Allen Ditch.