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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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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 3 days ago 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
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed photo by Frank Pickavant. You’ve probably seen documentaries about people who are so dedicated to the planet’s future that they’ve decided to stop eating all animal products (and especially those from huge factory farms with equally-large carbon footprints), trade their gasoline-powered cars for electric ones, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Rugs are used in interior design to add warmth to a room or to add accent to floor finishes. When embellishing a home with a rug, it’s best to educate yourself first with the type of rugs, the appropriate size needed in a room, and other important details such as price, color, and quality. Choosing the right color of a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Windows and patio doors are considered perfect additions in every home. They are regarded as great choices because of the unique style, functionality, and convenience that they provide. But over time, they wear out and the need for replacements arises. Fortunately, windows and patio door replacement will never be too much of a worry. Casey Windows and Doors offers only... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 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 G Soda. It’s amazing isn’t it? Somehow you feel like you have nothing to wear but your wardrobe is crammed with clothes! How can this make any sense? It’s like saying that you are hungry and have nothing to eat and there’s a full... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 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 Gerald Brazell. Trees can sometimes get out of hand, so it is handy to be able to call on the services of a quality surgeon. They will be able to deal with any problems that are being caused by the tree in an efficient... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 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 ukgardenphotos. Irrigation is mainly a way of keeping plants watered, and it’s especially important in areas where rainfall might not be adequate. Although it’s often used in gardens, its most important application is in agriculture, where you’ll often see large irrigation systems put in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. When it comes to design, it’s arguable that your home’s exterior is even more important than your interiors. This phenomenon, known on as “curb appeal” can have a powerful impact on how well your home is perceived, which in turn can affect things such as its value... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Homeowners in London, ON, are fighting a battle all year long: do they let the sun shine in or do they pull the curtains close together and keep out either the cold drafts of winter or the hot rays of summer sun. The heat generated from light... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Think about the oldest piece of furniture you have seen at a family member's house, possibly something of your grandparents’ or something your parents inherited. It usually has a story about how your great-grandfather worked for weeks to piece it together and make it perfect for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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This great chart/poster is available from Pop Chart Lab. Which one is yours? Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. It’s that time of year again. The rapidly dropping temperatures in cities like Toronto signal the occasion for your annual heater checkup. By keeping on top of this simple appliance maintenance, you can ensure your furnace is running as efficiently as possible. This comes as an advantage... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Photo by Richard Brunton. Does your oven smell? Or has your oven cooked food started to taste, let’s say… interesting? Many homeowners are guilty of not cleaning their oven as often as they should. The time and money invested in cleaning is definitely a factor that deters... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Photo by David Baker. Gone are the days when air conditioners were looked upon as items of luxury; they have become a necessity since the temperature has been rising due to global warming. Whether you live in Australia, United States or any other country, air conditioning is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Photo by Christian Bros. Bath vanities are the most valuable assets to any bathroom, so homeowners must choose the vanities carefully. The right bathroom vanities not only make the bathroom look great but they also improve the overall functionality. You need to be even more careful if... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered