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About Us

Proudly Serving Historical Building Enthusiasts Since 1999
 
OldNewEnglandRestoration_FineCarpentryHi

Seven Decades of Combined Construction Experience

Credentials/Affiliations:
  • Construction Supervisor License (CSL) #: 75849

  • Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) License #: 130789

  • Fully Insured

  • Several Staff CSL’s

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Hoisting Engineers

  • Heavy Equipment Licensure

  • Adviser to the Construction Technology Program at Blackstone Valley Technical High School

  • Former board member & educational director NARI

  • Former board member Hopedale Historical Commission

  • Continued Education through Wentworth Institute of Technology, National Association of the Remolding Industry (NARI), National Woodworkers, Preservation Trade Association and National Kitchen & Bath Association

  • Studied Design at Newbury College

  • Studied Vocational Education at University of Massachusetts, Boston

  • Certificate in Small Business Management, then New England School of Small Business

  • Certificate of Small Business Entrepreneurship, a collaboration of Boston University and Interprise, Inc.

  • Grant Writing Certificate, Associated Grant Makers

  • University of Mass Dartmouth

  • University of Mass Amherst

  • Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

  • Former and current studies at several MA community colleges

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Bill Hardiman

Bill Hardiman, President of Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, is a veteran builder of more than thirty years. Bill studied at Newbury College, Boston University (via a partnership with entrepreneur agency, Interise, Inc.) and has taken classes at Wentworth Institute of Technology, amongst multiple other trade-specific educational institutions. He has served on historical commissions and as an educational board member and serves as an adviser. An impassioned historian and woodworker, it is Bill’s mission to keep alive the best of New England’s historical dwellings and the integrity of his fore-builders. The execution of the work he leads, combines old fashioned ideals with current technology, thus creating his own contribution to history. Bill gives his personal guarantee to oversee each job with the same work ethic as those who built the antique homes that he is so passionate about working on.

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Cheri Hardiman

Cheri Hardiman, Vice President of Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, has a background in small business, education, social work and community leadership. She studied vocational education at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Cheri’s areas of interest are contracts, marketing, human resources and design. In some cases, she can assist with grant-writing and fund-raising for non-profit projects. She serves as the office manager and has a keen business sense, development being her greatest contribution. Cheri brings perspective to the business on many levels. She is instrumental in capitalizing on the countless passions and strengths of the staff that she is so very proud of.

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Bill Hardiman Jr.

Bill Jr. is the longest standing employee of Old New England Restoration & Woodworking and serves as the Safety and Standards Officer. He approaches everything with much thought and precision. He has automobile-related education and licensure for commercial driving (CDL) and heavy equipment operation. He has experience in nearly all areas of construction. His ability to problem-solve any issue is remarkable. A commitment to the highest of quality is, perhaps, the greatest strength that he brings to the family business that he has contributed to since childhood. Everything that Bill Jr. has studied, experienced and passionately believes in will aid him well in his study of architecture and engineering, which Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, Inc. is proud and pleased to support. Bill Jr. can move, with ease, to any aspect of construction and is instrumental with operations, quality and safety protocols and standards, as well as business development.

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Jen Hardiman

Over the last fifteen years, Jen has gained a wide variety of experience in the industry. Before joining the team at Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, she worked with builders and architectural designers on high end appliances at Clarke, in Milford, MA. She has innate talent for artistic expression and is just as creative with problem-solving. With an eye for design and an easy-going personality, Jen is an ideal member of the design team and a beloved partner for our clients. Impassioned, she combines client’s visions with her talents, skills and design experience into software design to produce floor plans, elevations and 3-D drawings. These drawings serve as visual guidance as the design team, woodworking shop and clients work to realize “dream kitchens” and other projects. What truly brings Jen satisfaction is seeing the designs that she helps create come to life in our woodworking shop and finally the completion of the project, where the beauty and joy come to fruition.

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Stephen Kemmett

Stephen serves as the Timber Framing Division Lead at Old New England Restoration & Woodworking and also directly supervises carpenters in historical work. Amongst other credentials, he holds licensure as a construction supervisor and home improvement contractor and is a hoisting engineer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history degree in 2010 from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. While pursuing a master’s degree in teaching, he discovered timber framing/ post and beam construction and has never looked back. He believes passionately in preserving the precious historical and environmental resources in each home through craftsmanship and innovation. He has enjoyed a career that includes historical carpentry, woodworking and land stewardship. Prior to joining the team at Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, Stephen worked as a self-employed timber framing contractor. In this capacity, he has built many post and bean structures, to include bridges, across the country. Stephen is dedicated to doing what is best for clients and their properties. His goal is always for better homes for generations to come. His passion for the ancient craft of timber framing construction in undeniable. Stephen’s nature is positive and motivating. He is a highly competent, hands-on supervisor and serves as a superior role model.

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Ryan Neal

From an early age, Ryan began to acquire an interest in the preservation of our nation’s historic structures and the stories they hold within. He also developed an interest in construction as he participated in residential construction projects such as building new decks and completing interior renovations with family. He dreamt of a day where he could have a career that combined a passion for history with construction and project management. He graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in August 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Facilities Planning & Management and was hired by Wentworth upon graduation. His education and ensuing work provided an avenue to gain hands-on knowledge and experience with project management elements such as contractor coordination, project organization and effective communication. He then researched companies where he could achieve his goal of historic preservation construction. Proudly, Old New England Restoration & Woodworking  was his top choice. Ryan has gained much knowledge and experience in historical preservation and restoration and custom woodworking, allowing him the opportunity to succeed at his dream career. Ryan is a talented carpenter, a valued project coordinator and a pleasure to work with.

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Joe Pasciuti

Joe is the primary and high-quality painter at Old New England Restoration & Woodworking. To say he was born and raised a carpenter is an accurate statement. Joe worked formally and informally for his late father, a self-employed carpenter. Joe, and those he serves, are the fortunate recipients of his father’s meticulous teachings. He finds himself grateful for his father’s “do it right the first time” attitude. More recently, Joe worked for a local construction company performing general carpentry. He has more concentrated experience in painting, something he really enjoys. Coming to Old New England Restoration & Woodworking in 2022, he knows his father would be proud of the high standards by which he works, and we are equally proud to have him as a member of our team.

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Stanley Bradwin 

Stanley, who studied at Quincy Community College, is a carpenter of ten years. A well-rounded professional, he holds a Construction Supervisor’s License. Stanley, who owned his own carpentry business for several years, found himself most interested and engaged with the hands-on aspects of the business and has a particular interest in framing. Stanley sought a career-focused construction company who’s standard for high quality work matched his own. He is a natural match for Old New England Restoration & Woodworking in terms of talent, quality and attitude. His easy- going nature is welcomed by all.

Emily Morrell

Emily, who joined the office team in 2022, is an absolute pleasure. Having grown up in a family with many carpenters, she fits right in. A lover of art and history, she finds herself in good company. Emily holds a certificate of paralegal studies from MassBay Community College and interned with a local law firm. Her other experiences include customer service and sales. Even as the newest member of Old New England Restoration & Woodworking, she is making her mark. Her professional and organized nature and office skillset are of great value and importance. While Emily remains a parttime student, we hope she will be with us, at some level, for years to come.