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Rabbit Island

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Untouched island on Lake Superior to become remote artist residency

Rabbit Island is a 90 acre forested island on Lake Superior, the largest body of fresh water in the world. Last year, Rob Gorski and Andrew Ranville bought it off of Craigslist (!). Their goal: To build an Artist Residency where the only distractions are lapping waves and open sky. To that end the pair ran a Kickstarter to fund the project. With some quality gear from......read more

Woods, "Cali in a Cup"

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East coast folk-rockers head to California for some sunshine

Okay, so summer may officially be over, but you can relive some sunny glory with Woods' new video for their excellent "Cali in a Cup" single. Shot by Adarsha Benjamin on actual, real-life film, the vintage-tinged, sun-kissed clip features the band hangning at the beach, performing outdoors, and just plain chilling, Cali-style. Woods' Bend Beyond will be available on......read more

Small Siskiyou Cedar Stump

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Juniper Ridge delivers a truly natural answer to smelly socks $22.00

The mountain-marauding folks at Juniper Ridge done did it again with another super-fragrant, nature-centric product for the home. This time it's a... hunk of wood? Yes indeed it is. Why, you ask, do you need a crosscut slab of cedar? Because your clothes smell bad, that's why. Toss these bad boys in your dresser or closet and behold as your clothes take on the aroma of a hike through the Santa......read more

Handmade Wood Boxes

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Functional pieces of forest from General Store in SF $40.00

Located in the Outer Sunset district of San Francisco, General Store offers up a tasteful selection of daily goods, including these rough-hewn wood boxes, which are handmade from a variety of tree species. Dubbed "Woods From the Forrest" (their spelling, not ours), the boxes are shaped from chunks of wood pulled straight from the forest floor. That gives them a raw, natural feel that......read more

Groundswell: Trailer

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New documentary follows surfers on a journey along British Columbia's unspoiled west coast -- a region threatened by oil pipeline development

Slated for release this coming fall, "Groundswell" follows surfers Peter Devries, Travis Gordon, Dan Malloy up the west coast of British Columbia, where the delicate coastal ecosystem faces a major threat in the form of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta's tar sands. The film, a collaborative production of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Patagonia, and Woodshed......read more

Woodshop

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Four-man artisan-surfer collective crafts functional art from salvaged stuff.

In a converted gym in San Francisco's Sunset district, a collective of four artist-designers have joined together through a shared love of craft, surfing, and sustainability. Under the humble name of Woodshop, the group's workspace and showroom is filled with functional art made from reclaimed wood and landfill-bound objects. The studio is made up of four guys whose individual skills......read more

Aurora Lamp by The Good Flock

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Versatile, US-made lighting solution available in a variety of woods $169.00

Here is a beautifully crafted lighting solution from The Good Flock in Portland, OR. The Aurora Lamp features a a conical shape that diffuses and maximizes light while highlighting the character of the wood base. The versatile design can be placed on a shelf or side table, or easily hung on a wall with a single screw. The lamp is built with a porcelain socket, in-line on/off switch, US cotton......read more

Biscuit Stool by Outofstock

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Timeless furniture design in responsibly sourced woods $245.00

The collaboration between multi-continent design studio Outofstock and LA's Environment Furniture continues with the Biscuit Stool, a simple, minimal piece of furniture designed to endure through the ages. Available in either Ash or Black Walnut wood (both sustainably harvested from family-owned forests the United States) the Biscuit Stool has a timeless aesthetic that will never lose its appeal.......read more

Elkskin Chopper Mitts by Best Made Co.

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Keep those paws toasty with these woodsy US-made mittens $82.00

For a Manhattan-based company, Best Made Co. sure knows how to make quality goods for the outdoors. Beginning with its now-famous axes, Best Made has built a nice stable of woodsy products, all with an eye on good design and local manufacturing. These new Elkskin Chopper Mitts continue the trend. Made from natural 3.75oz American elkskin, a washable material that remains warm even when wet, the......read more

Half Moon Run, "Call Me In The Afternoon"

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Mysterious phenonema abound in this new video shot in the Oregon woods

Canadian folk trio Half Moon Run are back with a new video for "Call Me in the Afternoon," the latest single from their debut album, Dark Eyes, out now on Outside/Indica. Directed by CzĹ‚owiek Kamera (aka "human-cam"), the clip stars a woman hanging out in the forest outside Portland, OR. Some clever camera trickery reveals disembodied hands emerging from the trees and mouths in the sky......read more

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