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hewn & hammered
North America
Hewn & Hammered is devoted to all aspects of the Arts & Crafts movement and its revival, including Mission, Prairie and Craftsman art, craft and architecture.
Interests: graphic design, typography, arts & crafts architecture, grammar
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A proper locking system is necessary for government offices, commercial offices, and homes as well as vehicles. Every institution and organization have its different needs regarding security. In the market, there are locksmiths who have established themselves as professionals and provide quality services to their clients. It is essential to work with people who are properly trained, and they have... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Carpet cleaners are supposedly heaven-sent for those who want to maintain their carpets. Yet some people, in choosing low-quality and bad-performing cleaners, end up gaining more problems than solutions; to the point of resorting to DIY cleaning methods just to save their carpet. Finding the right carpet cleaner or carpet shampooer doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. With the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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After the professional packers and movers are long gone, you need to organize your new home. Here are five tips to organize your new home after a move. The tips include key strategies to help you enjoy your new home sooner, rather than later! Pack How You Would Unpack Moving success depends on the prep work. Organizing your home becomes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Trees are nature’s way of providing the planet with sufficient oxygen and after thousands of years, humanity has finally realised how important they are to the ecosystem. Trees need regular care and attention, if they are to remain safe and attractive and in either a domestic or commercial environment, one must prune often. There are many reasons why a tree... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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There are so many companies offering different rates on contractor’s bond nowadays. How do you know that you are getting the best rate for the best price? It’s not enough to just get the cheapest one out there. You may be one of those contractors who look for the companies offering cheap rates, but you also need to make sure... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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When it comes to hiring a moving company, there are a few things you should consider before making a decision on who you will go with. You want to make sure that you’re working with the right company that understands the needs you have. The moving company should be professional, reliable and flexible when it comes to the moving date... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Are you thinking about building a shed for your garden? Don’t know where to begin? Follow this quick, simple guide to help understand the basics of building a shed and adding a unique touch. STEP ONE – MATERIALS & TOOLS: Unless working with a massive budget, the chances are this shed will consist of wood more than any other building... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Gardening is an enriching pursuit. Many people spend much time tending their gardens because it feels good for the soul. Watering plants might sound so simple but it is a precious activity because you help a living thing grow and thrive. We use different tools in watering plants. Some use a water sprinkler. Some swear by the good old watering... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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A home renovation takes a lot of time, patience, and hard work to complete. There are some things you should take into consideration before taking on a task like this. Here are the top three things to consider before you make the final decision on any home renovation project. The Whys and the Hows The first thing that you need... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Australia is home to a diverse range of remarkable species of flora and fauna; more than 80 percent of which are found nowhere else in the world. While the country is popular for its diversity of native animals including kangaroo, platypus, koala, dingo, wallaby, and much more, it is also a fact that many species of pests, ranging from insects... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you are planning to replace your old mattress with a new one, then you will definitely find some needed help in this article. With all the different kinds of mattress out on the stores, you will definitely be confused on which to use and will end up going in circles trying to decide. In order to avoid this, having... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Homeowners often forget the importance of updating their houses. Lots of people update and make modifications in their houses not only for the sake of aesthetic value but for safety and security as well. Something that home owners need to keep in mind is that the changing times force us to up-date what we have since the things that work... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Sheds are typically single storied structure usually constructed in the backyard for storage or a workshop. Sheds vary in size, shape, and material depending on their intended purpose and place of construction. While some sheds are small, open sided and sport a tin roof others are large, made of metal or wood and have windows as well as electrical outlets.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Do you require a heating solution for your home or workplace? Regardless of your budget and specifications, there will be an option available that will benefit your property the most. But before jumping into anything too quickly, it is important to know what options are available, so that you can choice the one that is best for your property. This... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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People tend to put a lot of thought and energy into picking the proper furniture for the inside of their home. Furniture that works with the space both in size and design, and yet is still comfortable to relax on is usually top of the list. With so much attention being paid to bringing the indoors outside and essentially making... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you are planning on making your dream house into a real house, then you must definitely plan beforehand. Houses are not easily changed when built, you can never change the form of the roof once it has already been done and installed. Unless you want to start from scratch again and incur more expenses, then you should definitely put... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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One of the most important rooms in a house is the kitchen; not only is it where you prepare meals, it’s also a place where people gather. Since this room plays such an important role in your home, you will want kitchen tables and chairs that are built to serve everyday life but that are still stylish. Thanks to handcrafted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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With the extreme cold and snow that impacts Toronto Ontario during the winter months, having a snug and warm home becomes a necessity. One of the key components that ensure your home is solid, secure, and warm for the winter is, of course, your roof. However, there are several common roofing mistakes that homeowners make, which can seriously tarnish your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Choosing the right home builder in the construction of your house is the most crucial and important decision you will have to make in order to ensure that all of your designs and plans will materialize. There are a lot of home builders that specialize in the different aspects of home building. Some home builders tend to ignore aesthetics and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The Hamptons Look or Style has taken the interior design and decorating world by storm! Western Australian company Amerex Renovations and Additions found that due to their coastal location, they were increasingly fielding questions about the Hamptons Look. The Hamptons style works remarkably well anywhere with or without proximity to the coast. In Australia, it is a particularly good fit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you’re looking at upgrading your home, the kitchen is a brilliant place to start. You can reap a wealth of rewards from new kitchen appliances. While they may require a sizable investment upfront, they’ll pay you back in both convenience and cold hard cash. If you’re thinking about adding a new refrigerator, range, or other appliance to your kitchen,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed photo by moccasinlanding. Tax season can be a stressful time for some, but many can also look forward to tax refunds once all is said and done and they’ve filed. You may already be dreaming up appliances, electronics, or vacations you can put that money toward.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Business owners often field complaints about odors, allergens, temperature, and related issues — sometimes daily. But in some cases, reports conflict, and a good leader knows it’s impossible to please everyone — so potential HVAC problems are often ignored unless, or until, the system breaks down entirely. Don’t make the mistake of ignoring the comments and concerns of your employees.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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CC-licensed photo by Bernhard Friess. As winter is slowly fading out, many of us are becoming excited at the prospect of bringing out the garden furniture. Especially as the days get warmer and evenings get lighter. However, as you have probably noticed over the years, the weather is often unpredictable, and winds can be still high. Particularly in certain parts... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post & consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed photo by Kate Fisher; wooden box made by Caroline Jones. Quality wooden furniture is something to be cherished for generations. But it is essential to take good care of that piece of furniture to make it last long. Some basic care will make it appear as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered