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Arched Doors

Friday, April 20th, 2012:

Welcome your guests with unique and beautiful arched entry doors. Arched entry doors can make a stunning addition to your home. Options include many different kinds of wood, carvings, panel designs, colors, sidelights, hardware, clear or stained glass, and metal grillwork.  Read more from > Arched Doors

Tree Root Furniture

Saturday, April 14th, 2012:

More low cost furniture ideas for your sustainably built home. The least expensive, high quality furniture is typically made from free salvaged/recycled materials like pallets and barnwood, and free natural materials such as branches, twisted wood, stumps and tree roots that most logging companies leave behind. Tree root furniture is strikingly beautiful because its twisted, […]  Read more from > Tree Root Furniture

Energy Efficient Chest Fridge

Sunday, March 25th, 2012:

I saw this fridge a few years ago on Build it Solar.com. It’s a great site like I keep saying with hundreds of practical projects. Several years later and now I’m asking the same questions as the author below. Why haven’t more people made the switch to this super energy efficient fridge? “Using vertical doors […]  Read more from > Energy Efficient Chest Fridge

Connect the Dots

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012:

Let’s compare aspects of building a sustainable home with children’s connect the dot (dot to dot) coloring books. If you look at just part of the picture, the full image is not apparent. Take for example the recent blog post about It Can’t Possibly be Worth It. A reader left a comment on the original […]  Read more from > Connect the Dots

AUWA Earth

Monday, March 19th, 2012:

AUWA Earth Earthbag Workshops Australia “Of all earth building techniques, Earthbag building (or ‘Superadobe’) is the easiest to learn and most forgiving in terms of what type of earth you can use – this means that anyone can start building structures for their backyard or additions to their home, using the earth beneath your feet. […]  Read more from > AUWA Earth