• 15 Wonderful Log Homes
  • Wooden Kitchen Countertops
  • These are the world’s most beautiful spoons
  • Traditional Finnish Log House Building Process
  • Zyl Vardos Tiny Houses On Wheels
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Wooden Kitchen Countertops

Like a tree in its natural environment or an elegant coffee table centerpiece, a wood countertop can provide a finished look to a wide range of kitchens. Rustic kitchen areas will benefit from an unfinished, natural wood countertop, while classic kitchens will pair beautifully with a finished wood, like teak countertops. Share this!

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These are the world’s most beautiful spoons

What could possibly make a wooden spoon worth $360? Maybe the fact that it’s a hand carved work of art that would look as appropriate in a gallery as in a kitchen. Giles Newman, a craftsman from the village of Bispham in Northern England, carves spoons so beautiful that they probably don’t even qualify as kitchenware anymore. They’re pretty much just sculpture. From moose heads to dream catchers to stunningly…

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Zyl Vardos Tiny Houses On Wheels

Zyl Vardos is a tiny house construction company in Olympia, Washington. The company specializes in organic shapes and has been happily installing undulating rooflines, circular Hobbit-esque doors, and bright expanses of cedar shingles into the tiny house design lexicon since 2007.  The tiny house movement may have gained traction in austere times, but, for Zyl, building small, movable houses is about more than saving money. Share this!

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Can Paper Cut Wood?

Here’s an interesting question that’s more fitting to be answered at home as a bar trick than a science experiment: can a saw blade made of paper cut through wood? You’re not sure, are you? I mean most paper is made of wood pulp, so sharpened paper would be like sharpened wood. But what kind of wood can be sliced by a paper blade? Share this!

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These Kayaks Are Works Of Art

A kayak is a small, narrow boat which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle. Kayaks were originally developed by the Inuit, Yup’ik, and Aleut. They used the boats to hunt on inland lakes, rivers and coastal waters of the Arctic Ocean, North Atlantic, Bering Sea and North Pacific oceans. These first kayaks were constructed from stitched seal or other animal skins stretched over a wood or whalebone-skeleton frame. Kayaks are…

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Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

One of the modern trends when it comes to winter decoration for your home is to create them yourself. Even though you might think that you don’t have talent, creating decorations for you home from recycled materials is actually very easy, considering there are so many tutorials on the internet. Share this!

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The Birth Of A Wooden House

This is a documentary movie uncovering the process of building a wooden house with hand tools from local materials starting from forest till the living space. The 24-minute video from John Neeman Tools shows everything you could want to see, and more. From the laying of the foundation to the finished product. And not only was the whole thing assembled by humans working almost exclusively with hand tools, the house is held…

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Make your own spalted wood

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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