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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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Having a well on your property is a great way to ensure you have a virtually free water supply for life. Of course, you’ll need high-quality mine dewatering pumps to lift the water out of the well and to your filtration station. It can then be pumped into your home and used as and when you need it. In most... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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If you own your own home at some point you’re going to want to decorate it. This is one of the most effective ways of placing your own mark on a property and ensuring you have a comfortable space you can relax in. The good news is that it’s not as hard as you may think to create a stunning-looking... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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It doesn’t matter where you live, no one likes rodents in the house. Whether you’re in New York City or a rural area where there are a lot of animals around, finding any rodents in the house is annoying for everyone. Luckily there are things you can do to get rid of your rodent problem and work towards keeping them... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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Article by Rose Morrison: Rose is a home improvement and construction industry writer and the managing editor of Renovated. Follow her Twitter to read more of her content. CC-licensed photo by James Mann. It’s cold and snowy outside, and you can’t wait to snuggle up with some tea and a book. But suddenly, your heater shuts off — and when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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There’s nothing better than relaxing with a glass of red after a hard day or week at the office. Unfortunately, enjoying a glass of red often means that there are spills, and they can be difficult to remove. The good news is that it is possible to remove a red wine stain, even from a fabric couch. The key is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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The golden rule is never to pay upfront for a project. Doing so invites the contractor to take a laid-back approach to your work. Providing they turn up occasionally it’s difficult to start proceedings against them or ever have the work finished. That’s why it’s essential that you choose reliable construction workers at the start. It will help your project... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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The kitchen is often one of the largest rooms in the house and, for many, remains the center of the home. Of course, it is rarely in the actual center of the house as this creates issues for plumbing and the extraction of cooking smells. Nevertheless, as the center of your home, it’s important to spend some time considering the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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The polar ice caps are melting, and the ozone layer is depleting because of climate change. According to the UN, global warming is a current defining crisis endangering many species. It is a race that humans must win. No corner of the globe is immune to the effects of climate change. Therefore, we must divert our energy to maintaining a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at Hewn and Hammered
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While any renovation project can be exciting, renovators and home-owners alike will agree that the kitchen renovation project is easily at the top of the list. Inarguably, the kitchen is the central part of your home. Not only does it serve immense functionality, but there can be nothing that exudes more warmth – metaphorically and literally – than the kitchen.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Steel has been used in the construction industry for many years. However, until recently it was mainly used in the commercial sector. It is only in recent years that it has gained popularity in residential builds. While the traditional Australian house is made from wood, there is an increasing number being made from steel. There are several reasons why this... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Working from home seems like a common trend these days. With all that 2020 brought, more people than ever before are working from home. It’s no wonder, with technology becoming as powerful as it is, companies are shifting to digital employment. With that said, if you’re included in that group, it is important to have an office space that allows... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Relocation and moving are stressful activities that take time and effort. Millions of people worldwide relocate every year, so you are not alone if you plan to move. Even though it happens frequently, moving is itself a tiring and challenging process. However, if you plan it properly, it may be a rewarding experience to reinvent your life. Moving is not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Considering the number of people who have to go through domestic relocation, it should be relatively straightforward. However, if you have relocated yourself previously, you would understand that it can turn out to be increasingly difficult. And it can also lead to various problems, like body aches and stress. Relocating can especially become a nightmare if you're doing it the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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What is a water heater? How does it work? Water heater? Hot water tank? Same thing really. It’s your home’s engine that gives you and your loved one’s hot water. The tank holds your hot water and keeps it hot until you turn the faucets or appliances on. Many homes have – sadly – inefficient, older, tank style, hot water... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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The protection and prevention of fire is something that everyone should take seriously. Although you hope it will never happen, house fires do happen and kill more than 50 Australians every year. If you haven’t already thought about a fire occurring in your home then you should. This means taking the standard preventative measures. That includes purchasing and fitting a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Moving is a stressful process that requires a lot of work and time. Many people are stressed when moving, and this is why no one looks forward to moving. Moving is also expensive because you have to spend a lot of money on packing materials and hiring professional movers. On realizing they have to move; people start thinking about how... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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In 1999, the producers of an unscripted TV series called House Hunters had the idea that people like to look at houses. Over 20 years later, it turns out they were really onto something. Sure, we like the human drama of somebody trying to pick a place that meets their needs, but we also like to imagine what our lives... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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When looking for additional accessories to improve your bathroom or for remodeling, one of the things that come to mind is to create a closure for your shower space or an enclosure. A shower curtain may come to mind or may be what you have presently. However, upgrading the shower glass door may be all your bathroom needs. Shower glass... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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When you invest in high-quality composite decking, you want to be confident that it’s going to maintain its good looks for years to come. Most composite decking is very low-maintenance and won’t need sanding, staining or sealing like conventional hardwood decking. That being said, composite decking, like all garden features, can get dirty over time. If you find that your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Do you want to make your home look fresh and modern? Perhaps you’ve had the same décor for the last decade and you’re ready for a change. There are homeowners up and down the country that are looking for ways to give their home a clean and modern finish. Read on if you want to freshen up your home décor.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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The popularity of composite decking has grown exponentially over the past decade or so. Composite deck boards—once considered inferior to traditional hardwood decking—can now be found in gardens of all shapes and sizes, all over the country. The main difference between composite and hardwood decking is that the latter is made of solid wood, whereas composite decking combines real wood... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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There are many different structures that you can build in your garden, adjoining your home. Each one has its own name, but these words are often used interchangeably; for example, a conservatory, a sunroom and an orangery may all look exactly the same in your mind’s eye. So is there any real difference between a conservatory and, say, a garden... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Moving to a new home can be a fascinating notion. We are sure you have many ideas in mind on how to organize and decorate it. However, before you start moving and placing the furniture, you must check if you need to make some repair arrangements. Try to ensure that everything is safe and works properly. Otherwise, you may start... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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Ever wondered why your attic can get so much hotter than the rest of your house? The ever changing climate has allowed for temperatures in many places to spike up to 100° F, and your home, most especially your attic, cannot be spared from this. But fret not, because with the right materials, cooling down your attic only takes a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered
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There are hundreds of thousands of miles of pipes laid across the country. They carry water, gas, oil, and a variety of other substances between homes and businesses. These pipes live in harsh conditions. Even if they are buried in the ground they are subject to temperature changes, exterior pressure, and chemical contaminants. Any leak or even a crack in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2020 at Hewn and Hammered