‘17th Century Saturdays’ at The Gables this fall – The mastery of early carpenters

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Educator Mike Welsh demonstrates how early carpenters relied on skill, ingenuity and an assortment of hand tools.   SALEM — The house you’re living in now may well have been built more than a century or two ago — before power tools, sheetrock or foam insulation. If you’ve ever wondered how early carpenters were able to [….]