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Clarence Forbes plying his trade. Photo: David Sommerstein
Clarence Forbes plying his trade. Photo: David Sommerstein

Listen: Using modern technology to move an Amish shed

Amish-made wooden sheds are becoming a fixture in backyards. They're neat and tidy, and handy for storage or even as a rustic bunkhouse.

But delivery can be tricky; unless you live nearby, an Amish carpenter is unlikely to haul it to your house by horse and wagon.

That's where movers like Clarence Forbes come in. He hauled a shed to David Sommerstein's house a couple years ago. The arrival is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
<em>Sisyphean Circle</em>, 2010, by John Van Alstine
Sisyphean Circle, 2010, by John Van Alstine

Preview: "Elements in Alliance" in Lake Placid

NCPR is media sponsor for Elements in Alliance: Natural Visions, an installation of sculpture, furniture and painting at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The show opens tonight with a reception from 5-7 pm. The exhibit, which continues through August 7th, features the art of John Van Alstine, Jonathan Sweet, Caroline Ramersdorfer and Barney Bellinger. Todd Moe spoke with John Van Alstine about the exhibit.  Go to full article
Clarence Forbes plying his trade.
Clarence Forbes plying his trade.

Heard Up North: Moving an Amish shed

Across the North Country, Amish carpenters craft fine, handmade wooden sheds. But unless you live nearby, they're unlikely to haul it to your house on horse and buggy.

That's where movers like Clarence Forbes come in. He hauled a shed to david Sommerstein's house for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
The recession has done its damage and we just couldn't last out the long hard slog any longer

Willsboro Adirondack furniture maker closes

One of the Adirondack Park's most important furniture makers is closing its doors and will lay off 11 full time employees.

Old Adirondack, located in Willsboro, made the announcement last week.

Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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