Jun , Since , has invented, defined and perfected the composite deck category with a lineup of low maintenance, high performance, eco friendly products or warp, and unlike wood, which is subject to weatherization, you will never have to spend a weekend sanding, staining or painting a deck.
Apr , But these exotic hardwoods can be very expensive and difficult to source, (and terrible for our environment, as they are often shipped around the world If your project budget allows, do investing in cedar or other outdoor friendly wood species, but avoid chemically treated wood for tabletops and seating,
Sep , Pigments are similar to those in paints and stick to the wood s surface dyes penetrate the wood s fibers and change their color Solvents, or carriers As a stain dries and its solvents evaporate, it releases volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which contribute to air pollution and can cause health problems.
Feb , Or add some artist pigment to add color to the finish You also have complete control over how environmentally friendly your finish is Today I made up a batch of the stuff for a chair I m finishing Here s how I did it Linseed Oil You have three basic choices linseed oil, stand oil or boiled linseed oil.
Jun , If purchasing a wood sandbox or making your own wood sandbox, be sure the wood is not pressure treated wood Cedar and redwood Any stains or paints used should be non toxic and low VOC Sprig sand toys are made of a bio composite material made from recycled wood and reclaimed plastic.
Jun , Handmade beds recycling salvaged wood pallets are eco friendly and stylish Wood pallets Go Green and have fun with eco friendly DIY projects Recycling Paints and stains can give a new look to salvaged wood and create beautiful beds for your interior design or outdoor home decorating Wooden
Sep , The stain composition may further include one or more oxygenated solvents in addition to the compatibilizer solvent, which may be a glycol ether solvent The compositions of the Light fast dyes, and particularly metal complex dyes, demonstrate particularly good solubility in oxygenated organic solvents.
Apr , Phunkshun is the perfect accessory for outdoor activities, protecting kids from the harmful rays of the sun or an evening chill Phunkshun uses REPREVE Made from eco friendly rubber wood with child safe stains, the playset develops creative thinking and problem solving skills Tinker Totter Robots, ,
DeckWise Wood Deck Cleaner (Part ) and Brightener (Part ) remove dirt and greying in preparation for re oiling and applying finishes such as Ipe Oil Natural Color Restoration How It Works Application Eco Friendly It is a tough Now that your deck or wood item is cleaned and brightened, it s time to apply a finish.
Eco friendly kitchen design celebrates natural wood, creating fabulous, exclusive and modern kitchen furniture Nature provide great materials for decorating Without lacquers, stains or other chemical constituents, the wood remains free of toxins and maintains its outstanding properties Wood kitchen cabinets and island
Most composite decking is made from a combination of recycled industrial and post consumer plastic, sawdust and discarded rice husks Finding sustainable wood Moisture that reaches the wood can give your deck a slightly green or yellow finish and make the deck feel slimy to the touch Composite decking requires
Dec , I know so many little toddlers that would love a beautiful set of eco friendly wood building blocks But they just cost We ve got plans for you following on how to DIY this eco wood block set But please first Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain Be safe, have
Sep , When selecting a clear finish for wood finishing or refinishing, we recommend considering the environmental impact of its manufacture and disposal, Like paints, clear finishes can contain high levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which contribute to air pollution and can cause health problems.
Jun , Wood Raised Beds There s plenty of obstacles to creating a great garden Slopes cause erosion Bad soil is expensive to amend Tree roots prohibit But you do have to choose carefully to avoid contaminating the soil and find an eco friendly source Shuttersbe cautious with any paints or stains.
May , One eco friendly option open to those who want to create a home or a guest house from a shed is one made of wood Wood comes in a number of different choices, and you can use paint or stain to transform the colour of the exterior Before buying a wood shed though, you ll want to ensure that it features