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Hillside Sanctuary

Inspired by a treasured stone and wood home lost to fire decades earlier in the hills of Appalachia, this stunning stone dwelling and guest house are set on a gorgeous landscape in the San Juan Islands, Washington. Designed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, the new house pays homage to its natural setting, and features simple stone volumes that seem to expand upwards from the rocky terrain. A stone wall and plinth form the rear of the houses, while a wood pavilion rests atop of a low stone base. The use of natural stone and solid wood continues throughout the interior of both houses. Beyond the expansive glazing is an exterior deck that provides a beautiful outdoor living space, taking full advantage of the sweeping views of Puget Sound.



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WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT | Image

WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT

The Hemloft is a self-funded secret creation by Joel Allen, a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter. The beautiful egg-shaped house is a tree-house retreat in Whistler, Canada. It hangs on a precipitous slope, in a towering stand of Hemlocks, about a five minute walk from the nearest road. Joe also created a website for "The Hemloft" you can read his interesting story, from becoming a carpenter, to finding the perfect spot and tree, and funding...
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AUTO UNION TYPE C 1/2 SCALE PEDAL CAR | Image

AUTO UNION TYPE C 1/2 SCALE PEDAL CAR

For those not familiar with this wonderful car, its the Audi Auto Union Type C, that back in 1936, managed 10 victories in track and mountain. But what you see here is a limited edition replica of the legendary Auto Union Type C, a 1:2 scale pedal kart. Completely handmade, with over 900 individual parts, aluminum structure, drive pedal with 7 gears, handbrake with lock function and dual hydraulic disc. Nice Toy!...
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MARSHMALLOW CROSSBOW

The Marshmallow Crossbow is the tastiest way to take a bullet, it harmlessly shoots marshmallows as the ammo as far as 60 feet away with incredible accuracy! Handmade in Vancouver and with a clean, modern design this substantial wooden toy can easily be assembled and disassembled with no tools required for storage or travel. Its as simple as drawing the bow, loading up with a mallow, and pressing the wood-carved trigger. We need this in our lives....
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