“Colin Ritchie collects trees that have blown down in storms, gets them milled and turns them into beautifully sculptural furniture, from beds to kitchen units, leaving a natural edge on the wood. You can bring personality and nature into any home by using this technique.”
This is my favorite tiny house so far from Relax Shack.com “Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders” and “The Micromen”), tours a rustic, country cabin/tiny house located on a 5 acre organic homestead in beautiful Argyle, NY. This home, built and designed with the help of Victoria Cantwell, can be rented by the night through airbnb.com by searching for “Charming Rustic Cabin in Argyle”.
“In this video we cover the construction process and relocation of one of our favorite houses..The Homesteader! Enjoy, follow us on facebook and let us know what you think!”
“This week we visit Underhill, an incredible hobbit-home like, eco-cave house built into a hillside. The off-the-grid house is cleverly constructed to resemble a cave. With no electricity in the house, the stone, wood and rustic features truly make you feel like you’re stepping back in time.”
Most people choose standard wood finishes for cabinets, furniture, doors, trim and other woodwork around the home. The most common finishes include wipe on oil finishes, paint, lacquer and varnish. These standard finishes work quite well, but sometimes it’s fun to explore artistic options to make something out of the ordinary. If you’re working with … Read more
Now that you’ve saved tens of thousands of dollars (or more) by building your sustainable home using low cost natural and recycled materials, it’s time to furnish your home. The photos above are examples of free and low cost rustic furniture you could make with salvaged wood. Other items around the house such as trim, … Read more