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Sawmill House

The award-wining Sawmill House by Olson Kundig, sets the standard in design and sustainability. Set in the harsh high desert of California, Sawmill is a family retreat embedded into the tough, scrubby landscape, and uses sustainable strategies and reclaimed materials. Made from concrete, steel, glass, and using salvaged and recycled materials whenever possible, the industrial-modern house operates completely off the grid, and was inspired by the tradition of tents around a campfire. The house is comprised of three wings connected by the central hearth in the living area. Here, a 12-by-26-foot window wall retracts with the turn of a wheel, transforming the outdoor patio into the fourth "tent" around the fire.



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COMPACT FOLDING SURVIVAL BOW | Image

COMPACT FOLDING SURVIVAL BOW

When the apocalypse comes, be ready to fight of those zombies with this unique and Compact Folding Survival Bow. Made from aircraft-grade aluminum and fiberglass, this thing closes down to just 23 inches, making it easy to carry around and storing in your trunk or a backpack. Weighing only 2.25 pounds, the survival bow can be carried in or strapped to just about any pack or bag, and can be adjusted to accommodate right or left handed users. Comes with its own compac...
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Wall-Mounted Kindling Splitter

The ingenious Stikkan is a wall-mounted Norwegian wood splitter that mounts on the wall to make instant kindling so you don’t have to go outside. The clever hand-tool is used to make kindling easily and safely, simply attach it to a wall beside a wood stove, fireplace or in a wood shed, place the log into one of the bracket notches, and lower the steel cutting wedge to produce a nearly effortless kindling supply. When not in use, an included safety ring slips over...
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BOOK LAMP

Contrary to books on enlightenment , the "Enlightenment Book"  lamp actually provides you with light! The original book-shaped LED lamp is 24 cm high, 17 cm wide and 8 cm deep and is supplied with a 9 watt energy-saving lamp. It literally looks like a magically glowing book. When purchasing the Book Lamp, you will also be helping those in need, with ten percent going to charity. ...
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