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Craftsmen

April 2017
The trailblazing Tidewater Brick Co. makes rare goods while training underemployed locals to earn a living

A glimpse at a bustling, early 20th-century Charleston

September 2015
A marquee mansion overlooking White Point Garden had been long neglected. Not any more. The Hammond family has rescued...

August 2015
One couple’s dedication to hand-crafting a nostalgic summer treat

July 2015
GFM Woodworks crafts sleek seats

Workshop comes to King Street

November 2014
These sturdy four-poster beds—named for the decorative motif of intricately carved rice sheaves on the bedposts—date to...

October 2013
The first time you visit Craftsmen, you’ll need to take a tour. Head to the back—that’s the best way I know to direct...

November 2013
We’ll tell you. Suds are flowing all over town and it’s not just the breweries. From Egan...

August 2012
Architect David Thompson shares his blueprint for Charleston's booming culinary scene

May 2012
Mary Whyte’s portrait of former crabber and oysterman Algernon Varn graced the cover of our February 2011 issue. That...

February 2011
Survival tips for Southeastern Wildlife Expo

January 2011
This month at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, 70 pieces of Charleston’s past—from centuries-old furniture, paintings,...

October 2010
What happens when a pro tackles his own cottage kitchen

March 2010
Edisto Island’s historic plantation returns to grace, thanks to its faithful owners and scores of dedicated craftsmen

March 2008
An abandoned Edisto schoolhouse gets a family-style facelift, transforming old-school academia into a rest-worthy...

June 2009
More than 600 assemblages of wrought iron—his life’s work—exist in Charleston and beyond. Now, the hunt is on to locate...

May 2009
As graduation for the inaugural class of the American College of the Building Arts approaches, the students share the...

December 2008
A young family transforms an Old Village church into a home that fosters creativity