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Longbranch Cabin

The stunning Longbranch Cabin is our latest dream retreat, a 240 square meter weekend house nestled into a dense forest, near the small community of Longbranch, Washington. Designed by renown architect Jim Olson of Seattle-based architectural studio Olson Kundig, the dream home is raised on stilts and nestled amidst the towering fir trees of an ancient forest. It was built on a hillside that faces south and looks across a serene body of water. The combination of several elongated balconies and terraces that jut out between or through the trees, with extensive floor-to-ceiling glazing areas, visually blend the indoors and outdoors, allowing for grand, scenic views of the landscape. Some of the trees have been accommodated within the design and allowed to grow through openings in the deck and the roof.



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NANOSTRIKER XL FIRESTARTER | Image

NANOSTRIKER XL FIRESTARTER

Another great product stocked by online store "Wood & Metal". The Exotac nanoSTRIKER XL, is an essential tool for hikers. The firestarter features a lightweight anodized aluminum body, a large waterproof ferrocerium rod and a and ultra-sharp tungsten carbide striking tool allowing you to easily start a fire. Also included is a split key ring for every day carry. You can buy it from Wood and Metal, or you can get it from Amazon. Also availab...
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THE FURIES KNIFE SET | BY BASE CAMP X | Image

THE FURIES KNIFE SET | BY BASE CAMP X

The Furies by Base Camp X is a smart knife set that exudes rustic charm, a must for all outdoorsmen. The collection of 3 forged high carbon steel knifes comes wrapped in a beautifully hand crafted roll of heavy canvas and oiled leather, an internal flap secures the knifes handles and point pockets hold the knifes blades in place keeping the Furies secure while stowed. The entire set is then bound with two oiled leather straps....
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BEAVER PENCIL SHARPENER | BY ALESSI | Image

BEAVER PENCIL SHARPENER | BY ALESSI

How cool is this little guy? The Beaver Pencil Sharpener is a collaboration of artist Rodrigo Torres for iconic Italian design brand Alessi. The little chrome-plated wood chewing creature is also a paper weight. A fun and quirky spin on your traditional pencil sharpener but still very functional. via Also check out one of our all time favorite Alessi products, the Juicy Salif Citrus Squeezer...
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