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Pile On the Pillows and Blankets for Fall and Winter Warmth
Design Workshop: Smart Ways to Store Wood Outdoors
Consider size, location, protection, air circulation and, of course, style for storing your firewood
"amount of wood necessary to heat a home today is far less than in colonial times, but... cord of wood is still a large amount of space to account for. Whether you heat entirely... entirely with wood, or it supplements another heat source, or you just like the flicker of... burning dry wood but paying green wood prices. Having wood for burning close to the... in the wood pile too! We store anywhere from 4-7 cords of wood outdoors on pallets..."
Raw Appeal: 9 Wonderful Ways With Natural Wood
"finished wood for gorgeous accent walls, artwork and more... of the wood. There are many ways to enjoy the colors and textures of raw wood in... such as wood are still very much in vogue, with a move toward leaving timber in as... house Wood wall I love wood. It's one of the things that drew me to the PNW. Don't... and any wood trim, we must breathe life into these sterile spaces with rough wood.... coloured woods. If you can not afford real wood go for some cheaper panels you can always..."
What to Know About Adding a Reclaimed-Wood Wall
Here’s advice on where to put it, how to find and select wood, what it might cost and how to get it done
"select wood, what it might cost and how to get it done... reclaimed wood to your interior is a quick way to introduce warmth and texture. Used... reclaimed wood can be a smaller investment that makes a big visual statement. Here’s... Reclaimed wood wall idea. We used reclaimed wood from Rhine Reclaimed Wood in Tacoma... pallet wood directly over wood studs, joists, and lightweight wood trusses which form... a burn pile. It will still rot away in a burn pile in 20 years when this style is..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and... type of wood and the quality of construction Wood is such a beautiful material and... think wood counters in the bathroom or kitchen and kids don't mix? Well, it ain't... people with wood countertops really think about their care and maintenance. I went to several... have had wood countertops in a kitchen or bathroom, around 90 percent of the comments..."
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"reclaimed wood. Even a simple panel or shelf brings a unique, natural element to a room... reclaimed wood floors, a center island of reclaimed wood and wood top, and shelves in... on the wood? The white oiled wood mentioned? Reclaimed Wood has become so popular... oak barn wood. Another picture of the reclaimed barn wood kitchen island. Love most... oiled wood kitchen! Check out our collection of reclaimed wood furniture! Almost..."
Up Close: DIY Salvaged-Wood Wall
"photos of wood walls, Hullinger came across a shot of a stacked wood wall from a bar... salvaged wood wall he constructed in his family room. It was a carry-over look from... scrap pile of wood designated for winter burning. Cost: 10 tubes of construction... deck wood from my neighbors deck when he had his replaced last year. I am also... the 1/2 wood wall is just a piece of fabric. The Gold Wall to the Left (pic with the..."
Stylish Wood Storage for Contemporary Spaces
Go with a good-looking grain for your home by using wood logs indoors as an architectural or artistic feature
"using wood logs indoors as an architectural or artistic feature... cord of wood you ordered to a spidery shed or the edge of the backyard. So long as... as your wood is nice and dry and spider free, take advantage of its forms and textures... depended on wood heat: there is no such thing as "spider free" or "clean" wood. All manner... Fire wood as art! I love an open wood fire but it has its place in rustic country..."
Design Greener: Using Reclaimed Wood
"reuse wood. These boards and beams have all kinds of character that they worked hard... reclaimed wood. I'm actually living by example this time around - my kitchen counters... ever, but wood is near and dear coming from British Columbia. We take our wood products... reclaimed wood, and wish more people understood the value of reusing wood rather than... tiles, to Wood. Wood is so important to him, and he can smell the different varieties..."
How to Refinish a Wood Deck
Keep your deck looking its best — and save feet from splinters — by applying a new stain and sealant every year or so
"prevent wood decks from splintering and cracking by refinishing them every year or... to the wood. It actually strengthens the wood by penetrating and bonding rather than... maintains the wood's vitality, it is also not as toxic for surrounding vegetation. Is ipe... very hard wood to work with...carpenter actually went through a couple of saw blades... great wood but requires maintenance to keep the rich look that it has when it's installed..."
My Houzz: A Reclaimed Wood House Rises From the Trees
Shou-sugi-ban siding, thoughtfully repurposed furnishings and a connection to both family and nature shine in this designer's new build
"of the wood from ReStore, a building materials outlet benefiting Habitat for Humanity... in the woods' feel but the light bright spaces are refreshing. Elegance Design Thank... and the wood siding treatment is so interesting. top ! I'd feel so free in this house... keep the wood brown? Love, love , love the kitchen!!! Brava, brava I love what you have... singed wood. Hi Betty, that's funny because one of my favorite sources is in upstate..."
Great Escape: A Tiny, Off-the-Grid Hideout in the California Woods
Covered in bark and topped by a living roof, this 90-square-foot retreat hides on its California hillside
Cool Threads: Shag Rugs Stage a Comeback
"memories of wood paneling, lava lamps, burnt orange everything and foil wallpaper? You’re... image of a wood-paneled room that I have seen that I actually really like. My basement... basement is wood-paneled (built in 1974, baby)... and its atrocious. But it's also really... cheap fake wood (I think) and falling off in places. Yeah, needless to say I don't go... a low pile for under a dining table with little ones. But it wouldn't scare me to..."
Houzz Tour: Fairy Tale Gatehouse in Minnesota
This cozy cottage in Minnesota blends fine antiques with reclaimed materials from bridge pilings, city streets and Midwestern barns
"bridge pilings, city streets and Midwestern barns... on a wooded site on Lake Minnetonka Size: 860 square feet... reclaimed wood, post and beam, divided light windows, wide plank floors- are elements... home. Wood beams, stone, butcher's block, Kilim rugs.. perfection for me! I would... and warm wood floors. Personally I would have gone with a stone counter top but for... Reclaimed wood and gems collected here and there. This is a real work of love; a gem..."
How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and... Drywall, wood waste, metal and glass are all stacked in individual piles and go to... scrap wood. So far we've reused laundry room cabinets as nest boxes for our new chicken... quality wood cabinet with architectural significance, even if it is just the doors... recycling old wood flooring, moldings, balusters, etc and stuff that has no redeeming value..."