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249 Redwood Stories
Room of the Day: Roughing Up a Contemporary Master Bath
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Style That Feels Metro, Not Retro
8 Rot-Resistant Woods for Your Outdoor Projects
No need for chemical treatments on your deck or pergola. These woods stand up to weather, insects and time beautifully on their own
"recycled two redwood decks that were torn down and offered up for free on Craigslist. This... recycled redwood. It takes some work to cut out rot but it can save a lot of money and... Juniper. Redwood should not be on the list, though is. I find, per the current global... grove of redwood is threatened. The current drought in California and other precipitation... woods are redwood and those hardwoods that come out of tropical rain forests. Here..."
California Gardener's March Checklist
Give natives and tropicals a well-deserved spotlight — plus, discover an easy herb that keeps on giving
"planting a redwood 8 ft apart even though it grows to 30 feet wide, requires a lot of... think redwood trees belong on the California coast and not in suburbia. I've had... had one redwood fall in my back yard on New Year's Day in 2006. In 2005 we experienced... about redwoods. They’re good reminders that even widely planted landscape plants... plant redwoods or palms will nilly.... likes redwoods. Yes, they're fast, easy to grow, evocative (they smell like the forest)..."
My Houzz: 1950s Rebound for a Cliff May House
Loving restoration brings a midcentury gem back to life and its owners to the kind of life they love
"wood is redwood. It is a standard grade, tongue and groove board that can be found... entry a redwood fence! Beautiful! Great job! Who doesn't love this? except why the... for the Redwood Fencing. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated! The... The redwood was purchased from Home Depot. We purchased twice as much as was needed... the new redwood fence encloses the yard, creating a private outdoor space wrapping..."
How to Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants
Whether you’re farming your parking strip or beautifying your backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy
"made of redwood, and they rot prematurely along those corner cuts. One of them had... durable than redwood, cedar, or any other durable wood. Are you building a greenhouse over... con-common redwood planks, which contain natural anti-rot properties, and boiled linseed... cheaper than redwood to build an equivalent sized bed. The biggest disadvantage is heat..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"go with Redwood ceilings and trim? Great idea book Charmean! I found Ben Moore's Dill... is all redwood other then a couple random walls here and there. What do you recommend... recommend with redwood? Thank you! Hi liztra, could you possibly post a picture of your room... greens with redwood. Try Gray Mirage 2142-50 or Horizon Gray 2141-50. Hope that helps...."
Houzz Tour: Updating a Midcentury Aerie in the Berkeley Hills
The setting was splendid; the house, not so much. Now the two are right in line, with high quality to spare
"foot-wide, redwood. Since taste, not money, was the constraint here, a nod to Berkeley... growth redwood....,argh. Breathtakingly GORGEOUS house. I wonder about the chimney... whitewashing redwood (!) I have to admit the home is a lot more welcoming and bright. Amazing... while the redwood interior proved to be rather gloomy and monotonous. “If it’s everywhere... of the redwood was whitewashed, Yama preserved the paneling beside the stairs for..."
8 Materials for Raised Garden Beds
Get the dirt on classic and new options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year-round garden
"it was Redwood. (I've seen this a few times on Craig's List). We then sorted out what... knees. Redwood and the horse water tanks looked the best but the metal does heat up... another Redwood deck for making raised beds out of. There was a lot of root removable... cedar or redwood, and avoid woods preserved with toxins, such as creosote-soaked railroad... cedar or redwood could cost up to $150 per bed; pressure-treated wood costs $75 to $100..."
Houzz Tour: Cabin Studios in the Landscape
5 Ways DIY Remodels Get Derailed — and How to Deal
10 Tree-Hugging Interiors That Work Around Nature
Bursting up through the floor, planted in an indoor patio or potted in any room you choose, trees bring an elegance that's organic
Build a Raised Bed to Elevate Your Garden
A bounty of homegrown vegetables is easier than you think with a DIY raised garden bed to house just the right mix of soils
"longer redwood pieces and could cement them if you want more permanent... Be careful... untreated redwood. Why would chemically impregnated wood ever be a choice if you were... 16-foot redwood or cedar boards (reclaimed wood is a good sustainable choice)6 feet... lengths of redwood and four 1½-foot lengths of 2-by-2 lumber. After you cut the 2-by-2... Lay two redwood boards together and grab one of the 2-by-2 pieces of lumber you've..."
Houzz Tour: Meet a Home Made With Minivan Parts
Sawn-off car roofs for the siding, windows popped out of van doors ... this California home is as resourceful as it is beautiful
"my own redwood tree in back and the most amazing use of light and windows, I love... from the redwoods and I am contemplating the finish now. I really like the matte finish... existing redwood trees on the site and setback restraints, and a desire to keep the... salvaged redwood. Wanaselja likes to use all the leftover pieces of wood from his projects..."
Houzz Tour: Fred MacMurray’s Enduring Farmhouse Retreat
One of the most beloved actors of the 20th century traded fame for farm implements on this California ranch. His daughter shows us around