I've always been fascinated by construction methods used for Stonehenge, The Great Pyramids, and others. I think this guy is on to something, and even if hes not right what hes doing can be applied to projects we do today. I may get my Fenir-esque Easter Island Effigy for my yard yet.
Using what he believes are the original methods, retired carpenter W.T. Wallington has recreated his own version of the ancient megalith.
According to Wallington, “over the years, many times I had to improvise on tools that were not at hand in order to get the job done,” he writes. “At one of these times, about 20 years ago, I had to remove some 1,200-pound, saw-cut concrete blocks from an existing floor.
The problem was that we did not have a machine that could reach some of the blocks. The only obvious answer was to break the blocks into...