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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the joy of making things in wood, of its touch and smell, its many uses, and the resonant, calming effect of running our hands along a wooden surface. He also visits the shops of modern-day woodworkers and finds that ancient woodworking techniques are far from dead.



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THE BAR BOOK

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique is the latest cocktail bible every home cocktail enthusiast needs to now. Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, he says "there are half a million books about ingredients, but nobody had done a book about technique”, in the beautifully illustrated book, Jeffrey will teach you the techniques required to run a world class bar. The indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential te...
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2016 GIFTS FOR THE CHEF

This time around for our Holiday Gift guide, we have curated some of the best, most unique gastronomic options for The Chef. As with all our gift guides we try to bring you stuff that is unique, functional and distinct, so hopefully you´ll find something for the foodie in your life....
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SCARP RIDGE LODGE

The beautiful Scarp Ridge Lodge is the perfect getaway from a busy city life. Located in the historic downtown Crested Butte in Colorado, the luxurious lodge was originally built in 1885 as a saloon and brothel for Croatian miners. After an impressive renovation, the unique Victorian building  preserved its original facade and is now a stunning seven-bedroom property with an indoor salt-water swimming pool, custom-designed kitchen, library, cinema, log-fire lou...
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