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Door knocker


An old door knocker seen at Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario. On certain doors you knock, some you ring the doorbell. On this one, it’s quite clear what to do.

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  1. See those multiple rules carved into the wood? People don’t make doors like that any more. Craftsmanship is almost lost in this aspect of carpentry.

    July 24, 2015
    • Yes, it is, for many reasons. Time, money, lack of skilled workers. My dad is a carpenter, and it’s always interesting to hear his perspective on how things have changed over the last 50 years that he’s done his trade.

      July 26, 2015

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