IT Is Just That Easy

Posted April 16th, 2014 by Greg and filed in Uncategorized

by Greg Cater
April 16, 2014

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how the look of a room can be changed when you change one piece of furniture. This post shows you all the steps you need to do this your self. Using a little reclaimed wood and some creativity to completely change the look of this bedroom. See all the steps at: http://goo.gl/rqPW8L

by Jenny Highsmit

by Jenny Highsmit

Inspired To Built The Dragonfly Teahouse

by Greg Cater
April 13,2014

Guest post  by Shane Jimerfield

About a year ago there was a posting on this blog showing a teahouse built of reclaimed material by the folks at Molecule Tiny Homes. The design inspired me. So, I set out to reproduce it. This is not my first project using reclaimed wood, but it certainly is the largest. At the start, my goal was to use only the highest quality reclaimed material and construction methods, but I soon added some local sustainably harvested material for the deck and sashes. I feel to a large degree this type of material fits within the ethos of the reclaimed wood philosophy.

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8 Examples How to Use Reclaimed Wood

Posted April 11th, 2014 by Greg and filed in Uncategorized

by Greg Cater
It’s always fun and interesting to look at creative ways people use reclaimed wood and other upcycled products in their homes. Click here to see great 8 examples, including a small shelf in a laundry room, furniture and interesting wall art: http://goo.gl/g1RGI2

The Life of a Crafted Craze Mom

The Life of a Crafted Craze Mom

Decorators Look to Recycling,Upcycling , Repurposing

Posted April 9th, 2014 by Greg and filed in Uncategorized

by Greg Cater
April 9, 2014

CATHERINE GRATWICK

CATHERINE GRATWICK

Tuning into almost any show on HGTV or leafing through an issue of any Home Decorating magazine confirms that decorators and homeowners alike are turning to upcycling and repurposing as they stylize and decorate their homes and businesses. Recycling has grown to be far more than just separating paper, plastics and cans before your weekly trash pick up. Looking for ideas? See more at: http://goo.gl/FaKNql

If You Can’t Find It, Make It

Posted April 5th, 2014 by Greg and filed in Company Profile

by Greg Cater
April 5,2014

Marcel Cowan, owner of Mac+Wood in the UK, says that his business was conceived during the extension of his house. Marcel began looking for a table that would complement the new, clean-lined modern space and bring in a natural warm element. The table would be the finishing piece in the space, and there were already plans to celebrate the completion of the project with family and friends at Christmas lunch.

Photo by Mac + Wood

Photo by Mac + Wood

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DIY Reclaimed Wood Wall Made Easy

Posted April 3rd, 2014 by Greg and filed in DIY project

by Greg Cater

April 3, 2014

Late last fall I removed some old weathered siding boards from a farm building near my childhood home above Sacramento.

Reclaimed wood siding

Reclaimed wood siding

I returned home with them and decided they’d be perfect to cover a wall of a guest room in our home. My wife liked the idea so my plan was good to go!

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