What can you do with your old metal truck bed?

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

If you ever asked yourself the questions: What can you do with your old metal truck bed, here is the answer. Kate and Ben Gatski are making the most of Eco Friendly Farm Tables & Folk Art Sculpture. Here is a Youtube movie if you want to take a deeper look at the process of creating three fabulous tables using the (more…)

Map Drawer Pulls or Handles made from recycled maps

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

Using old maps is not new at all.But the idea of recycling old maps intoknobs is nice. I would like to have some cute decorated knobs at home. Bob and Sherry are masters in handcrafted map jewelry. Here are some examples of what they can do using old maps. The couple came with an idea of incorporating maps in (more…)

About solar energy

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

First solar cooker was invented in 1767 by Swiss Horace Saussure and it looked like a box made from wood, painted in black. Solar energy is a free and permanent opportunity to use natural resources. Solar panel generates electricity from photovoltaic cells, it generates heat for buildings and it provides hot water for all seasons. This method can save our planet from global warming because if you use this you don’t need to (more…)

How to create a house made from cob

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

Cob it’s a material used by ancient people for building their home. This material it’s made from sand, water, straw and earth. Cob is resistant to earthquakes and it is fireproof. It’s very simple to make this material, all you need to do is to mix the ”ingredients” and after this you put the mix into special forms and leave until it’s dry. (more…)