Built-in Woodwork for Small Space Homes & Apartments

  Thinking about having someone build you some storage, fitted furniture? Stuff you May want to know about  creative solutions for storage and space. You obviously have come to this page because you realize that you may need some storage solutions. Life is not working easily. You cant find anything. And there is no time.Continue reading “Built-in Woodwork for Small Space Homes & Apartments”

understanding Wood Choices for your next wood project

Wood choices The species of wood you decide upon should take into account the purpose you will be using it for, as well as the cost and the maintenance schedule. While specific species of woods have a general look, the grain varies from tree to tree & between heartwood (center of tree) and sapwood (outerContinue reading “understanding Wood Choices for your next wood project”

Indigo Dye Kit

  Pre reduced indigo dye kits are the way to go when desiring dying in a snap! It use to take me days to prepare and make indigo dye. The indigo dye kit ( buy on amazon or thru earth guild) has everything included in it. It takes about an hour to prepare and dyesContinue reading “Indigo Dye Kit”

Hand Made Signs

When I sail around New England in the summer and fall months, I cant help but click away at the made by hand signs I see. I had thought that the West Indies had a wonderful collection of made by hand plywood painted signs. They sure do but New England’s signs are just as shinyContinue reading “Hand Made Signs”

Lime Putty Paints in India

mixing pigments in lime putty, egg, clay, plaster and oil is such a refreshing way to decorate instead of uniformly dispersed pigment particals you get a dazzeling mixture of various size pigments which refract light differently then modern emulsions. modern emulsions are predictable and bland when compared to hand mixed paints. The pigment when mixedContinue reading “Lime Putty Paints in India”

Bamboo Tropical Tree Houses

Joe Sheer builds these great tropical tree houses that he calls a hooch. When he first moved to Rincon Puerto Rico he planted the bamboo grove. This is what it looks like 20 years later. It is an amazely cool dense and dark forest of bamboo. Check out joe’s website http://www.tropical-treehouse.com. Laura runs the treehouseContinue reading “Bamboo Tropical Tree Houses”