Posts Tagged ‘reclaimed wood’

Wonya Wood

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 handmade fencing – the kind for little toy animals – that is heirloom quality

I’d like to thank Mark Peachy for allowing me to review and share his fences here on the blog. It is truly a find as you won’t get anything comparable in retail stores. The fence has 11 sections that each measure 10″ for a total length just over 8′. (height is a bit over 3″) The fence easily folds into a rectangle block for compact storage.

Each fence section is joined by wooden dowels and the flexible sections bend (both ways) into whatever shape you want. Round like a corral or partitioned off different ways. And the most important part is that it WORKS. This fence stands easily on its own. Even on carpet.

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Made from reclaimed maple. Natural wood with no coatings. Good craftsmanship resulting in a sturdy and durable toy. It’s a simple design for unlimited playing opportunities (farm, zoo, Jurassic Park)

A little bit about Mark: https://www.etsy.com/shop/WonyaWood

I am a residential remodeler. I have always made things for our house and stuff for the kids. About two years ago I had a stroke that paralyzed my left side. I have recovered a lot of movement, but it still limits the remodeling that I can do. So I try to sell projects that I have made for the kids and that we enjoy. The fence is similar to what my amish grandfather had made for me. So I made some for my children and there cousins and the fences are enjoyed by all.

Wonya. My daughter Andrea could not pronounce her name correctly when she was young. It came out as Wonya. I thought it was cute and have always liked the name since, so that is where the business name came from.

Misc. information. This is a family owned/run business. I guess it would be consider a hobby turned into a business. One reason I have made items for our family (besides saving $) is usually the quality is much better than what you can get at Walmart or other discount stores.

Notes From Dawn received a  fence from Wonya Wood in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

 

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 functional home décor made from reclaimed wood and upcycled raw materials

Reclaimed Wood Lap Desk

“Our lap desks were created out of my own personal need for a desk that was comfortable, stylish and functional, and they have quickly become an in demand item.” Sawdust is Happiness, Amy L Robillard

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Review: Eco friendly and User friendly. This is a beautiful looking lap desk! Handmade from reclaimed wood, it’s perfect for resting an open book, for writing, and for drawing. The size is just right for being lightweight and maneuverable. The fabric covered memory foam bottom allows it to rest comfortably on your lap. Perfect for him or her. Great for outdoor summer use (and eventually back to school time). 

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 plenty of surface space to fit a 9×12 pad ↑

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handy top ledge for holding a pencil/crayon(s)

OR to create more incline to your surface

Visit:  Sawdust is Happiness for your custom made lap desk. Or shop for that someone special and be an awesome gift-giver. (Father’s Day is June 21st)

Notes From Dawn received a laptop desk from Sawdust is Happiness in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Personalized handmade wood furniture and toys

Reclaimed Barnwood & Copper Butterfly House

Handmade. 

Nothing New Used.

12 inches tall, 5 inches wide and 4 inches deep.

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Butterfly house is beautiful in the garden. Warm weather and flowers needed.

No garden truly blooms until butterflies have danced upon it – K. D’Angelo

Do butterflies really use them? “Unfortunately, no. While so-called butterfly boxes can be attractive, and do little harm, studies have shown that butterflies do not use them in any way.” North American Butterfly Association 

Notes From Dawn received the reclaimed wood butterfly house from One Little Monkey Wood Shop in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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This is a father and daughter shop of handmade, reclaimed & recycled wood creations. This Eco minded shop is located “in a beautiful small town of Saint-Andre-Avellin, in the province of Quebec in Canada”. They have a nice assortment of products available on their Etsy site.

One of the items they make is a Pencil Holder/ Desk Caddy.

Made from reclaimed maple wood. With its modern and rustic style, it will help you clean up your workspace or organize your art supplies. There are three rectangular holes for pencils, pens, paint brushes, scissors or other office supplies.

DIMENSIONS :
Height : 4-1/16″ (10.3 cm)
Length : 6-7/16″ (16.4 cm)
Width : 2″ (5 cm)

My thoughts: Eco & purposeful! LOVE the good motives in using reclaimed wood. A hand crafted item that’s as good looking as it is practical. & I like how they finished the wood- very smooth. The photo below shows my organized incense supplies. 

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Notes From Dawn received the desk caddy from Eco Kazen in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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LSTN

LSTN (as in “listen”) 

They make headphones from reclaimed wood. And listen to this…each pair of headphones sold benefits the Starkey Hearing Foundation. 

Review:

BEECH WOOD BOWERYS W/MIC

Features: Beechwood housing, microphone for calls and voice recording, passive noise isolation, durable nylon wrapped cable, works with iPhone®, iPod®, Android®, Blackberry®, CD, DVD, spaceships etc. Comes with a carrying case and 3 pairs silicon eartips in small, medium, and large. View Techs Specs on the website.

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Great sound quality but a bit of cord noise. I attribute this to the material of the cord which is a tangle free nylon. But the cord is tangle free which makes these earbuds hassle free. Bowery Earbuds work for me because they are the first that fit comfortably. The silicon ear tips come in three sizes for that perfect fit. And they look terrific. Performance & design!

Bowery Earbuds also available in Cherry, Ebony, and Zebra Wood. 

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Notes From Dawn received a pair of Bowery Earbuds from LSTN in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Doc Artisan

Every dock we make is an original, one of a kind treasure. We harvest all our wood species from the California Sierra Nevada region from fallen trees, re-claimed, re-purposed, and standing dead trees. Every year storms come through the Sierra Nevada Mountains and blow over trees and break limbs. We give this wood a new life with purpose.

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driftwood iphone 5 charging dock- this sustainable wood iphone charger is one-of-a-kind. it is a functional art piece that has brought a beautiful part of nature into my home. it measures approximately 8″ by 3″ by 3″; great for any decor especially country or modern. comes with a lightning cable that you can plug into your computer’s USB port or into a wall socket adapter. Dock Artisan products are for iOS devices only. 

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Notes From Dawn received a Dock Artisan driftwood dock in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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