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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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According to an Idaho Falls custom home builder, there are many ways you can be more efficient and cost effective with your home. Modern upgrades offer energy saving solutions that are easy to implement. You don’t need to go to the extreme of adding solar panels to your roofing, but you can make small changes today. The following are a... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Hewn and Hammered
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The summer is the perfect time for you to update and upgrade your backyard. It is the perfect time to host gatherings for your near and dear ones. You should understand that it isn't necessary for you to spend a fortune on state-of-the-art furnishings and lavish greenery. By incorporating the facilities and amenities mentioned below, not only will you make... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Hewn and Hammered
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It can be so hard to figure out how to decorate any room in your home. We’ve all been there. But we want to make it easier for you by providing you with some simple vinyl projects that we found on Pinterest. Ever used a milk can or a globe for home décor? Well, now’s your chance! Check out these... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Hewn and Hammered
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Sound transmission and acoustics are one of the most overlooked aspects of building design and construction. And while there are certain standards that public and multi-family building types must adhere to, single family homes are left woefully unsupported, which can lead to undesirable acoustic conditions for homes with more than a single story. However, there are things you can do... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Most people think that gardening is only for those who have a lot of space and time. But the truth is, with a few simple tricks, planting and taking care of a small vegetable garden can be for everyone who has a little bit of space and time on their hands. If you live in a small apartment, there are... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Being able to take a relaxing swim in your backyard during a hot summer day is undoubtedly something very desirable. However, what a lot of homeowners fail to understand that having a pool also requires quite an effort. You have to maintain it properly in order for it to be safe and enjoyable to use. With this in mind, here... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Having the luxury of a house with a backyard is something that many people dream. You get the chance to walk out and have a nice and enjoyable afternoon or evening with your friends and family without having to be stuck in a tiny apartment or a house. There is something particularly attractive in spending time outside that it’s rather... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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We all want to walk into a comfortable and cool home after a long day at work, especially during the hot summer. During this season, we all want to have maximum comfort as much as possible with minimum disruption in our own homes. There are a lot of air conditioners out there, which is why it can be a little... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Broken glass can be really frustrating. It happens every now and then, usually unintentionally. In some cases, broken glass is so shattered that they are beyond repair and the only way to deal with it is through glass replacement. However, there are instances when there is still hope to fix it, but careful measures must be observed to make sure... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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So, you have finally renovated your floor, replacing your old worn tiles with new, glorious ones. Of course, the renovation didn't come without a hefty bill. Therefore, you are now looking for ways to maintain your tile and ensure their improved longevity. So, how do you go about doing it? Well, you have nothing to worry about as we have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Today there are many different types of garages to choose from, but when time comes to install a new garage or replace an existing one on your property, there is little question that a metal garage will be your best choice. Metal garages simply offer you an array of simple and yet significant advantages over their wooden counterparts, and we’re... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Has your roof sustained terrible damage due to the recent wave of hailstones? Or, are you simply looking to install a new roof design to make your home look better? Whatever your reasons are for hiring a roofing contractor, there are many things to consider before you go about your search of finding the right roofing contractor. Although there isn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Buying furniture for your house can be tricky. Choosing the right furniture that will match the room’s color, lighting and space make it difficult. It might make your beautiful home into a storage unit when you pick the wrong furniture. All homeowners want their homes to look nice and most of them will resort to buying the expensive furniture thinking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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There are many things that can go wrong with a roof. People seem to forget that they are actually expensive and serves as the first protection against the heat of the sun and rain. That’s why it is important for homeowners to always check their roofs for signs that of damage. If you are a homeowner, check out the most... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Owning a home can be rewarding but also take a great deal of work to maintain it. As your life changes and you begin to expand your family, you will likely want to improve your home’s outdoor space. This article will expand on several creative ways in which you can improve your home’s outdoor space. Build a playground. If you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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“Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. Pacifist. Bad boss. And if you don’t believe what others had to say about the architect Frank Lloyd Wright in his lifetime and long after, judge the man on his own ‘You see,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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The cost of remodeling a mid-range bathroom costs around $3,000 to $5,000. Those figures only cover fresh paint, new tiles for countertops, and lighting. It does not include new flooring or new sinks yet. If you want to change everything, right from the flooring down to the fixtures then you definitely have to shed more or less $20,000. These are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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During summer and winter when the outdoor temperature is either too warm or too cold for our comfort, millions of residential and commercial buildings rely on air conditioning and heating systems to keep the air temperature at a comfortable range. During these seasons, an average American is expected to spend more than eighty percent of their day breathing circulated indoor... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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When you live in a house with its own specific architectural identity – whether it’s an historic movement, like Arts & Crafts or Mid-Century Modern or Victorian, or just a strong shape/color theme in a more modern home – you don’t want the most functional parts of the house to clash with your design vision. Sometimes that can be hard:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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A Structural Insulated Panel or SIP is a high-performance composite building material which since its conception has played a major role in contemporary residential and light commercial construction. Each panel is composed of a core of insulating foam or composite honeycomb (HSC) sandwiched between two layers of structural boards which can be oriented strand boards (OSB), sheet metals, plywood, cement... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Having your home burgled is a horrible experience for anyone, and can be a difficult thing to truly recover from. But it can be easily avoided with just a few small adjustments. Take a look at these handy tips to make sure your home stays safe and secure. Alarm One of the biggest positives of having an alarm isn’t necessarily... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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You depend on your plumbing each and every day, from the hot water in your shower to the water boiling on your stove. As such, it’s important to maintain your plumbing regularly to make sure there aren’t any major issues such as leaks or sewage backups. But plumbing problems can still occur with regular maintenance, so it’s good to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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We can all agree that one of the most topsy-turvy areas in our home is the garage. It is where the old stuff along with the garden and house tools are stored. It is where the old cans of oil and dirty car parts are placed when they are no longer needed. It also tends to be the dumping ground... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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One of the most stressful things to deal with as a homeowner is the immediate need for the replacement of an air conditioning system in the heat of the summer. This is because chances are that your home is hot and the need to replace your broken system is of the utmost importance. Using a fan to circulate air inside... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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As technology develops and our scientific understanding of the world improves, the kinds of materials used in all sorts of industries have changed. This is no more true than in the construction and plumbing industries, two inter-related professions that have consistently updated their material requirements to reflect our knowledge of materials. Toxic Levels Of Lead In Drinking Water One popular... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered