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Ted Cushman

Ted Cushman attended Harvard College, served as a US Army paratrooper, and worked as a frame and finish carpenter before signing on as an editor with the Journal of Light Construction, where he worked for 25 years. Ted currently covers the building industry for publications including Builder, Architect, the Journal of Light Construction, This Old House, and Fine Homebuilding. He lives and works in Vermont.

 
 
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