Hi I’m Jesse Pender, The Portland Tradesman. Welcome to my blogabout the built world. Much of the building related info on this site comes from a lot of years in the Design/Build remodeling industry.I also had the pleasure of working with the very talented artist and woodworker Anne Shutan when I lived in Boulder Colorado.
My interest in Green Building as well as my general “design for the environment and people” mentality comes largely from growing up in the mountains with a bunch of Hippies in an off the grid Cordwood cabin that was literally made of “Earth and Wood”. Just like the song,