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HUSK PRESERVATION, INC

Incorporated in 2019,​  Husk Preservation, INC. specializes in preservation honoring historic structures through in-kind repairs using traditional materials and methods.  We focus on masonry, timber framing, structural work, carpentry, and historic wind and water-powered millwork and consulting. Husk Preservation is proudly a woman-owned small business.

Maintains liability insurance. Husk Preservation, INC. is MA HIC registered.

OUR TEAM

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PRESIDENT & CRAFTSPERSON

AMY BOYCE

Founder of Husk Preservation, INC., Amy has worked under some of the best in the fields of masonry, timber framing, and millwrighting. 

After graduating from Drew University with her BA in Neuroscience, Amy worked on an organic produce farm and hiked the Appalachian Trail in-full.  At the Red Mill Museum Village in Clinton, NJ, Amy served as the Curator of Public Programming developing and implementing a broad range of programs. Following this, she worked as a Project Manager at 5 Wits Productions now Box Fort, in museum exhibit design and fabrication.

 

Throughout these initial career steps, Amy was realizing her goal of working with her hands in historic preservation. She began working under experts in the field, including working for a millwrighting outfit in the UK.

 

Amy is involved in a number of organizations related to milling. She has served on committees for preservation and writes and presents for Timber Framers Guild, the Timber Frame Research and Advisory Group (TTRAG) and other organizations. 

 

​Amy has visited over 200 mills in US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Ireland. She has participated in mill and preservation symposiums, workshops and seminars here and abroad. Resume available upon request.

MA Construction Supervisor Licensed, Unrestricted

OSHA 10 Certified​​

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MILL CONSULTANT

Jim kricker

Jim consults for Husk Preservation, INC. on mill projects that exceed our experience.

For 40+ years, Jim has pursued a career working on historic mills and wooden boats. He took on his first mill project in the early 70’s. In addition to running his own company, Rondout Woodworking, Jim has worked with a variety of groups, as a project leader, educator, and speaker. 

 

Visit Jim's company Rondout Woodworking's website at http://www.rondoutwoodworking.com/index.html to learn more.

CRAFTSPERSONS

Our employees, each distinguished craftspeople working in the trade of preservation, work for us on a part-time basis, as required by projects. They each balance their own businesses and most are construction supervisor licensed.  

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