15 Wonderful Log Homes

December 3, 2016

Log cabin dwellings began with a very simple purpose; to provide shelter from the elements. Over the years, with many realizing how exquisite, efficient and economic log cabins are, they have gained immensely in popularity and have become more luxurious with a wide range of purposes. 

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Make your own spalted wood

November 10, 2016

Spalted wood was unwanted for a long time until now. Nowadays, woodworkers are searching for new design ideas, for example, using recycled or barn wood, decorating with colourful various material inlays and using wood which was used as a firewood some years ago. Spalted wood  include colors not normally found in wood, contrasting light and dark colors adjacent to each other, and most notably, unique brown and black lines running through…

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Here Are 19 Hacks That’ll Make Any Messy Garage An Organized Thing Of Beauty

  Let’s be honest with ourselves: most of our garages are absolute disaster zones. Sure there’s some organization – a couple bins here and there, maybe a few shovels hanging on the wall, but besides that, many garages are absolute free-for-alls, full of miscellaneous objects scattered about with little to no sense of organization. Garages like this can be a huge waste of time when you have a project you…

March 21, 2015
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Impossible nail-through-wood trick

Although many children take woodworking (or “shop”) classes in high school, few continue to hone that skill once they’ve graduated. Knowing how to hammer in a nail is handy, but it’s not something most adults do on a day-to-day basis. That’s why it might be surprising for people when they realize what insanely cool stuff can be done with wood, like this. (Mind=blown.)

January 7, 2015
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How To Fix Dents in Wooden Floors & Furniture

Many years ago a teacher told me that you could steam out a dent in a piece of wood (one where the wood fibers had been compressed, not a where they had been removed) using a wet rag and an iron. This technique was meant for unfinished wood, but unfortunately, most of the wood we deal with in our homes has some sort of finish on it. With some research…

December 29, 2014
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Chuck: A Flexible Wooden Bookshelf

Chuck is a shelving system which was created inspired by the idea to create individually flexible room by Natascha Harra-Frischkorn. At first glance a simple wooden wall shelf, at closer inspection a shelving system made up of flexible wooden planks that is adapting to the objects it preserves and displays. Chuck consists of six wooden planks with two stainless steel locking collars placed at the ends. Chuck allows to experience intermediate…

December 26, 2014
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Legally blind father builds coffee table for his daughter using a special tree

Climbing trees is a part of childhood I’ll always miss. It was difficult, and sometimes dangerous, but it was always fun. There was one tree I always loved climbing. No matter how many different times or ways I would climb it, it never got old or boring. A redditor called crazy_plant_lady, had to say goodbye to her childhood climbing tree. Her father, who is legally blind, wanted to make something…

November 29, 2014
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The biggest wooden bowl

November 17, 2014

The largest turned wooden bowl measured 4.01 m (13.15 ft) in diameter and 1.03 m (3.37 ft) from base to rim. The bowl was made by Peter Andres and Werner Rumplmayr in Gurtis, Austria on 4 September 2005. The enormous cost of a giant lathe brought the idea to use a tractor as woodturning lathe. 

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