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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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Our old friend Russ Billington dropped a note to alert us to a sale of important A&C metalwork: My old friend John Armstrong at Fair Oak Workshop has unearthed some interesting stock from his collection and is offering them for sale at 1973 prices. The Jarvie Candlesticks can be found here, and the Frank Lloyd Wright is here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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When working on the layout of a room, an interior designer has to take multiple factors into consideration. Whether working on a bathroom or a television room, you need to figure out how you can strike a balance between form and function. While comfort is undoubtedly an important aspect of any room in which you spend time, the aesthetics of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Your house becomes a home when it's somewhere you can be proud of, somewhere that you delight in bringing visitors to, rather than just a four-walled shelter for you and your family. That's why embarking on a program of property renovation and refurbishment can be the best thing that you ever do, and it can even cover its own cost... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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With record temperatures all over the world in 2018, it is more important than ever to reduce your carbon footprint. Expert scientists have put their finger on global warming as the reason for sweltering heat throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States, and when you consider there are wildfires raging in the Arctic Circle in August 2018, you can no... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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This pool was designed to match the clean, simple lines of the house. Note how it appears to be an extension of the house with matching levels. The pool filtration system and pumps were located under the pool at the end furthest from the house to minimize noise around the patio areas. A pool's design is an extension of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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With August coming up shortly, many are the ones who want to rebuild or optimise their garden or outdoor space. This is naturally a hard mission to accomplish, especially if you're not an experienced designer or simply because you don't have a big budget planned for such renovation. In order to reshape your outdoor space, analysing which pieces are still... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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The luxury marketplace is the part of the real estate market concerning properties approximately highly valued from one to 20 million AED. This very broad range consists of the highest quality properties which can be found in the marketplace. Research carried out on the average price tag of the houses that belong to this particular segment over a long-term period... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you're like many people you spend money without giving much thought to how you might do better. That is until you come to the end of the month and you have nothing left over for personal enjoyment. Luckily, there are literally hundreds of ways you can start saving money today without making any huge sacrifices. Pest Control You may... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Have you ever considered designing or building your own eco home? It may be much more within your grasp than you may think. When looking to design and build an eco-home (or simply make your current home more environmentally friendly) there are a multitude of features which are not only easy to install but can help save the environment and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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From the smallest of studio flats to family homes which need just that bit more room (perhaps to make way for a new member!) there are a whole host of tips and tricks you can implement to help maximise your living space. Why not try our top three tips? Low ceilings and limited storage space? Think vertical and try using... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Many homeowners do not have the space for a home office or if they do, they fight through the clutter that has been created in the room. Whether you have a desk crammed full of office supplies or a room seeping out items from the closet, it is time to sit down and add some additional storage space to your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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When it comes to chronic diseases, many people are often surprised to hear that allergies are the most common of chronic disease in all of Europe. For some of these people, their allergy may be so severe that it triggers an asthma attack or worse, so it's not something that can be taken lightly. Breaking the stats down even further,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Maybe you're running a factory or warehouse. Maybe you just work in a really intense office. Whatever your reasons for considering workplace safety, here are a few ways to prevent accidents, injuries and tragedies. 1. Read the Manual The good news about improving workplace safety is that there are already hundreds of resources at your disposal. You don't have to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Correctly organizing a small room can make it feel double the size! Find out how to best do this, here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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This is a question that people should perhaps ask themselves before embarking on a self-build project of their own. While the world at large appreciates that naturally-occurring materials provided by Mother Nature herself (think wood, mud and straw) are the most organic and environmentally sustainable as you’re ever likely to find elsewhere, that doesn’t necessarily mean all other man-made materials... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Our culture has seen a turn back toward organically grown, non-GMO foods that will better nourish our bodies. And while grocery stores have followed this trend, the majority of goods are not certified organic, which can make that weekly trip to the shop stressful when the vegetables you’re looking for aren’t available. For someone so dedicated to putting healthy foods... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Since the beginning of time, big cities all over the world see an influx of people streaming in, each year, in search of better working and educational opportunities, and seeking the big city way of living. With this comes more and more people looking for suitable accommodation for themselves or their families. Since the ’90s, there has been a drastic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Here is the 411 of watering your lawn properly. For most people, watering your lawn may seem like a relatively easy task. You turn your sprinklers on once a day, make sure it reaches most of the grass, and voila, you are good to go! But in reality, if you want a healthy, green, and overall good looking lawn, watering... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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One of the best things about warm weather is being able to spend time out in the yard or taking care of your yard, but when those pesky weeds keep showing up uninvited, it’s easy to focus on the eyesores. Why do some lawns appear perfect while others collect stickers and dandelions? It’s all about the grass type you choose... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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By now, I’m sure you know what a tiny house is, or at least have an idea. This trend of building small so you can live big has swept through camping and nomad communities, wealthy circles with remote second homes, and television channels like HGTV and DIY network. But now that it’s been a few years and some of the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Lanyards have a lot of “typical” uses that we think about on a regular basis. Whether you’re thinking about college kids with their ID’s or someone taking their keys with them, you are likely looking at a lot of options that lanyards can be used for. That being said, have you thought about the other options that are available? Here’s... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Because sometimes it’s not about having less stuff, it’s about how you store it. Sometimes it can feel like you are drowning in your own belongings. Stuff seems to be piled up everywhere, and there are just not enough places to put it. The hard part about it too is that it’s all stuff you need and use every day,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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College is about learning and having fun, and where you are going to live is an important part of that. You are embarking on one of life’s first greatest adventures – college. It's super exciting to be thinking about leaving your home and being in your home, but also just a little bit frightening and overwhelming. It’s pretty common for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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Edina, a small city located just outside of Minneapolis, is one of the most vibrant and affluent municipalities in the Twin Cities region. The median sales price for Edina Realestate was $437,000 in 2017 and the city is home to just over 49,000 thousand residents and 45 neighborhoods. The city is also a prime choice for families as well, so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered
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We live in a culture in which everyone seems to be constantly striving to achieve perfection. No matter how unattainable this might be, whether it's our hair, our clothes or even our homes, we strive to constantly improve and perfect. Adding a basement to your home can make a big difference to the overall feel of your home. Adding a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Hewn and Hammered