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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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Buying new furniture can be pricey, and sometimes parting with an old couch that still retains its comfort can prove challenging. Your older furniture has already been broken in, carries a lot of memories and naps, and stood the test of time. Unfortunately, it may look outdated, and the wear and tear are showing. Creating your DIY fabric slipcovers is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Homes across America suffer from a similar problem: a severe lack of organization. Missing items amongst clutter seems to be a natural byproduct of a busy life. Unfortunately, it’s this same clutter that causes disorganization and leads us to feel stressed out and anxious. Taking steps to practice the chores we commonly avoid is the best way to help overcome... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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This under sink mat from Xtreme Mats comes in various sizes to best fit your specific cabinet size. As the first line of defense against water damage underneath your sink, we’ve designed and manufactured Xtreme Mats to be unparalleled. Our under sink mats are guaranteed to hold between 1.3 to 3.3 gallons of liquid in case of an accidental spill... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Window air conditioning units are a popular and versatile solution to combating the heat of summer. They can be used as supplements to central AC units, when you want to save energy and only cool certain portions of your home. They are also great for homes without central air, since they are fairly inexpensive, energy efficient, and can be taken... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Air leaks are areas where air flows in or out of your home. Air leaks can make it difficult to keep your home’s interior at a controlled temperature and reduce the energy efficiency of your HVAC system by making it work harder than necessary to keep your home at the desired temperature. Forcing your system to work harder will also... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you’re getting ready to take on a do-it-yourself plumbing project, you may be wondering if you have everything you need to do the job right. Here are some tips directly from the experts to help you prepare to tackle your next DIY plumbing project. Get Familiar Before you start any project, it’s important to have a good overall understanding... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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When it comes to plumbing, small problems can quickly turn into big disasters, so it’s important to immediately address any plumbing problems you notice. Depending on the exact nature of the problem, a broken sink can be one of the easier plumbing problems for a homeowner to troubleshoot and fix. Most of these fixes are applicable to any sink, including... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you’ve ever attempted to fix some bathroom plumbing you’ll appreciate that it is almost always more complicated than it originally appears. That’s why you should have the number of a reputable plumber Sydney, they can help you resolve the issues or even do the work for you. Once you realize the 5 most common bathroom plumbing glitches you’ll want... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Running a construction company isn’t cheap. From the associated costs of sustaining a commercial property (i.e. lease, utilities, etc) to labor, materials, and the time that goes into each project, the cost of keeping a construction business operational quickly adds up. Beyond finding regular clients and pricing your services appropriately, construction company owners must continually search for effective solutions to... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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They say that trends come and go. While that might be true, some exterior trends are designed to last. These trends are the ones that focus on minimizing maintenance requirements while maximizing curb appeal. The reality is that all homeowners want to boost curb appeal. Whether they’re looking to sell or not, the appearance of a person’s home says a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Inclement weather can be disastrous for your home. This is especially true if you live in a particularly harsh climate. From hurricanes in the south, to fires in the west, to tornadoes in the Great Plains, to frigid temperatures in the north, there’s no shortage of weather-related dangers for your house. There are several things you can do to make... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Most businesses want the same thing. Ask most CEOs and business owners, and they’ll tell you that they want increased revenue and profits. One of the best ways to increase profitability is by improving productivity. While there are several effective means for increasing productivity in the office, productivity maximization really begins in the design of an office building. If an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Summer is almost here! OK, maybe not quite yet, but before you know it, you’ll be pulling out the barbeque and the patio furniture. And as the warmer weather approaches, you’ll be cranking up the air conditioner to keep you and your family nice and cool. Just like a car, your AC requires regular maintenance to run efficiently. After a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Pretty much every homeowner has a maintenance checklist that they follow to ensure that, no matter what season it is, their home stays up-to-date and their appliances are in prime working order. What many people don't realize is how important it is to check appliances out fully when you are buying a new home as well. Many potential homeowners just... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Any coffee lover knows that there are several ways to make an invigorating drink. You can brew it in a Turk, a coffee maker or an automatic coffee machine – an apparatus that frees the gourmet from the cooking process. Every coffee lover who wants to enjoy a drink without the big labor and time, should think about buying this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Is it possible or not to leave a small child alone? The question is complex. Children they are different. The character of the famous film was able to defeat the bandits alone, go to the store and travel around New York alone, gaining valuable life experience and new friends. But very often children, when they are alone, unfortunately, get injured,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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While there may be some talk about a future recession, you may be wondering if it is a good idea to get started in the construction business. Fortunately, the field is growing steadily, which is allowing people to work in the industry that they want. If you are considering starting this type of career, it is important to know how... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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This’d be a good way to avoid Covid-19, American politics, and city existence overall. Far North Wilderness Cabin, cc-licensed photo by JLS Photography, Alaska It is currently very warm up here in Alaska, with temperatures reaching for 80° Fahrenheit in the interior. It is now that we year around northerners melt, and long for autumn. It is also the time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Solar energy is everywhere. Families, business owners, and entire communities are adopting the technology. The number of systems installed has seen a steady rise around the world. The global solar market grew by nearly 30% in 2017 alone. The increase brought the world’s total capacity to over 400 GW. There are many benefits to using solar at home. The Connect... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Solar panels can generate enough electricity to power entire homes and businesses. They are one of the most popular choices for renewable energy. One of the most appealing things about solar is that it requires minimal effort to use. You don’t have to do any heavy-duty maintenance to keep your home running. Of course, that doesn’t mean there is nothing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Starting your own construction business can offer several fantastic benefits. This includes the opportunity to be your own boss, manage your own team, and achieve your financial goals. Starting a business takes time and dedication, but any company has the chance to become successful with the right planning and hard work. Here are some useful tips on how to start... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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These homestead upgrades aren’t for the house flippers, the keeping-up-with-the-Joneses, or the downsizing empty-nesters. They’re not quick and flashy, and you can’t hammer your way through the list over a long weekend. These upgrades are for the craftsmen who love their homes and plan to stick around for awhile – a long while. They’re for the homeowner who admires clean... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Whether you’ve lived in the same home for decades, or just moved in to a brand-new house, your interior décor speaks volumes about you. It suggests your sense of what is beautiful by how you arrange colours and shapes, and your sense of order by how well you optimize for open space. Guests will get a feel for your personality... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Nobody likes seeing cockroaches, there is simply something about the way they scurry around that sends a shiver up your back. The instant assumption, when seeing a cockroach, is that you have a dirty home. But, while cockroaches are attracted to dirty homes, that doesn’t mean you won’t find them in a clean home. Of course, if you do see... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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There’s an extensive amount of work that takes place during a home renovation. Appliances and fixtures are removed, floors are pulled up, and walls are demolished. All this construction, eventually, creates a blank canvas for homeowners to have transformed into a space that is safe and comfortable to reside in. As all this is going on, however, renovations also bring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered