Blog Posts - Woodhenge



A blogging Carnival; Grand Challenges for Archaeology; reverse engineering Stonehenge

#blogarchIn response to the latest blog Carnival organised by Doug Rocks-Macqueen, the champion of archaeological blogging, over at Doug’sArchaeology, I am posting about the challenges of modelling a prehistoric roof structure in 3D.The story so fa...

Where is the woodshed?

Much of the material culture of past was fabricated from timber, and, just as significantly, fuelled by wood, a material that is usually invisible to archaeology.  Thus, provision for fuel storage, like sanitation and water supply, is one of the...

Roundhouse Psychosis

In the previous post I explained why the large Wessex style “roundhouse” as illustrated and rebuilt is a fiction which is not supported by the evidence.  To be fair to all concerned, it never was a “peer reviewed” idea, but like the arti...

Forthcoming 2014 Digital Exploration Season; Modelling Stonehenge and Edwin Harness.

Blogging your own research does allow you to preview what is coming up in future posts, and demonstrate despite the long gaps between posts you are still alive and kicking. [1]My main in 2014 focus will be presenting 3D CAD models of Prehistoric roof...

Winter Celebrations

Though Christmas is the winter holiday many Americans celebrate, people over the world and throughout time have celebrated and enjoyed holidays during the winter. The winter solstice, the time when the North Pole tilts furthest away from the sun, has...

Starting to model Woodhenge in Google SketchUp

The Story so far Since I decided to blog this research five years ago, one recurrent theme has been my attempts to understand the largest class of prehistoric buildings Class Ei. [1] This includes Durrington Walls, the Sanctuary, Mount Pleasant, Ston...

Starting to model Woodhenge in SketchUp

The Story so far Since I decided to blog this research five years ago, one recurrent theme has been my attempts to understand the largest class of prehistoric buildings Class Ei. [1] This includes Durrington Walls, the Sanctuary, Mount Pleasant, Ston...

Shed Of The Year: 2012!

Hi guys! Well, I came across this on the internet totally randomly. If I hadn’t then I wouldn’t have even realised that this is the week of voting for shed of the week, 2012! Am I the only one that was oblivious to this event?!
by Mother Nature's Snuggery on Jul 6, 2012

Twelve reasons why Stonehenge was a building

Stonehenge was a building.  That’s it, no mystery. If it was a rectangle this would not be an issue, but British Prehistoric buildings are predominantly circular from this period onward.  The rings of postholes at Stonehenge [Y, Z, Q, and...


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