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Using ancient Masons’ marks to build modern furniture

The Guardian has posted an interesting article about how masons' marks could be used to make building flat-pack furniture easier. It's the flat-pack furniture problem that almost all of us have faced. You open the box, trawl through its contents, lay everything out, then cross-reference the instructions. You look at

Modern masons recreate medieval castle

A group of masons are participating in an unusual architectual experiment in central France, creating an entire medieval castle in painstaking detail. [Thx Daniel] The Chateau de Guedelon was started in 1998, after local landowner Michel Guyot wondered whether it would be possible to build a castle from scratch, using