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Dan Cooper

Dan Cooper

Contributing Writer
Dan Cooper writes for many architecture and antiques magazines, and is currently finishing a book on the architecture of Albert, Righter and Tittmann, to be published by The Vendome Press in the fall of 2009. He is also president of Cooper's Cottage Lace, LLC and is the United States representative of Enterprise Weaving Ltd., an English firm that specializes in historic Wilton and Brussels carpets. He is also the proprietor of Cottage Lace , which sells Arts and Crafts Lace Curtains.
Recent posts:
Dan Cooper
Apr
15
2009
I learned the trade from a hippie-carpenter. I do not find this term pejorative; I use it with reverence. From him, I gained much wisdom about how to restore an old house, both practically and philosophically.
Dan Cooper
Apr
08
2009
For the past 18 years, I've been involved in some way with the place, sometimes as a friend of the residents, a contractor, or the eventual homeowner.
Dan Cooper
Mar
23
2009
I'm reclining on a futon in what was intended to be our guest room--for the time being, it appears that it shall be mine. As I stare up at the ceiling, my gaze
Dan Cooper
Feb
27
2009

95 Percent Finished

By: Dan Cooper , Contributing Writer
In: Old House Musings
People actually show up at my house for tours. Usually, one of the group have been here before for a visit or what have you, and for some reason, they're
Dan Cooper
Jan
15
2009

Ménage a Trois

By: Dan Cooper , Contributing Writer
In: Old House Musings
A friend with young children informed me that her offspring had a preternatural ability to sense when she and her husband, though exhausted by the demands of