Henry E Hudes

Historic Preservation, Fine Woodworking, and Green Updating

Project Highlights
  •  Cliveden Mansion, Philadelphia, PA – Long leaf yellow pine floor repair, replace, refinish
  • Stenton Mansion, Philadelphia, PA – Hand raised wall paneling restoration
  • Grange Estate, Haverford, PA – Long leaf yellow pine floor repair, replace, refinish
  • Cedar Park Neighbors, University City, Philadelphia – Ground up restoration of 10 Victorian houses
  • Troutbeck Farm, Malvern, PA  (Resident Carpenter) – Projects included foundation up restorations of three 1760’s buildings: the main house, spring house, and barn
  • Williams Farm, Malvern, PA – Foundation up restoration of two 1760’s building’s; the main house and the tenant house
  • Numerous penthouse interiors, Philadelphia, PA. – From raw space to completed interiors including all walls, doors, cabinets, mechanical work, and furniture
  • Lawson Labs, Malvern, PA – Extensive restoration and rebuilding of four 1780’s buildings; the main house, spring house, tool shed, and the laboratories
  • College Hall, University of Pennsylvania – Complete interior restoration, including the president’s office and conference room, multiple deans offices, conference rooms, classrooms, floors, and doors
  • Asplundh residence, Charlestown, PA – Complete interior and exterior renovation of 1960 “house of the future”; this project included the largest private solar array in Pennsylvania, a green roof, soy based foam insulation, restoration of the mahogany exterior façade, and custom furniture
  • Woodworking projects have varied over the years from an oversize oval table for a bank Board room, to a cheese serving set, to Cecilia’s wagon, a hand made birds eye maple and walnut wagon for my granddaughter
  • As shop foreman and artist with the Iron Men Ornamental Iron Works (Philadelphia) early in my career, I also have valuable experience in metalsmithing

Please browse my Portfolio and call today for a free estimate or design consultation.