After 4 days of rain and snow, we were able to collect around 2200 gallons of water off of our roofs! As we wrote about in a previous post, we got our new cistern and gutters set up just as the first drops of rain from the last storm started to come down. Using anContinue reading “One drip at a time”
We all buy things that we need, wether it be a bag of groceries, kitchen utencils, new socks, furniture, a gift. I recently realized just how much I spend at the big corporate stores, just to save a few dollars. When money is tight it can be hard to chose that little local shop andContinue reading “Shop local”
Living on water catchment has made us more aware of how to be good stewards of the water we are given with each storm. Considering how little moisture we get, we have learned how important it is to be set up to collect as much as we can from every roof. When we heard aboutContinue reading “Ready for Rain?”
While Noah was making sawdust, I spent the weekend finishing up some of my handmade crocheted and knitting pieces. All available in our Etsy Shop.
Over the weekend Noah started working on a couple new napkin holders. He is hand carving them out of lumber he milled from a local Taos, NM salvaged Siberian Elm tree. Stay tunned for the final products to be posted in our Etsy Shop.
If you live in any size town or city then you should consider turning your urban trees that need to come down into a valuable and usable resource. Check out this Video and be inspired! What is Urban Lumber? Follow us on Facebook!https://www.facebook.com/urbanlumbercommunityWhat is Urban Lumber? Every year in North America an estimated 4 billion boardContinue reading “What is Urban Lumber?”
We locally harvested and hauled the trees, milled, cured and installed these beautiful aspen boards. The unique natural colors of aspen fills this entry with an inviting warmth. If you are interested in having some aspen lumber milled for your project, Contact Us we would love to work with you!