Bio resin funiture


Amazing furniture made from wood shavings and bio resin.

For more information see below:

http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/biofoam-chairs-upcycle-discarded-wood-shavings.html

1 SQM House

The smallest house in the world
Invented 2012 by Le-Mentzel, Berlin.

see more here

http://hartzivmoebel.blogspot.com.au/p/one-sqm-house.html 

 

Recycled bowling lanes


http://counterev.com uses reclaimed wood from shuttered bowling alleys and steel from old industrial buildings that are being torn down.

Read full article below

http://dornob.com/designer-turns-old-bowling-lanes-into-classic-furniture/

Upcycling

This phone design is a great example of upcycling


Some great places in Sydney where you can get material for your upcycling project are listed below

Re cycle centers

Bower recycle center

http://bower.org.au 

34/142 Addison Road Marrickville NSW 2204. 

open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm & Sundays 10am to 4pm. 

Phone: 02 9568 6280
Reverse garbage

Reverse Garbage is located within The Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville.

8/142 Addison Road

Marrickville NSW 2204

9am to 5pm – Monday to Saturday

9am to 4pm – Sundays

Closed public holidays

5 Lindsay Street, Rockdale NSW 2216?1300 651 116

Opening Hours

6am – 5pm Monday to Friday?8am – 5pm Saturday?8am – 1pm Sunday

info@reversegarbage.org.au or 02 9569 3132
http://www.thejunkmap.com.au 

A good place to find suppliers
Heritage building center

ADDRESS:  432B West Botany Street, Rockdale, Sydney NSW

OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5 pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm?, Sunday 10am – 3pm

WEBSITE: www.heritagebuilding.com.au
Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre

ADDRESS:  Kimbriki Road, off Mona Vale Road, Ingleside/Terrey Hills NSW?PHONE:  02 9486 3512 or 02 9486 3542?OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Sunday 8am – 4.30pm (garden and road bases from 7am)

WEBSITE:  www.kimbriki.com.au

Re-use Shop – used furniture, timber, windows, sinks, sleepers, doors etc.?Eco House and Garden – education centre for sustainable living. Gardening workshops, events.?Recycled road bases, aggregates and sands for landscaping and building (min purchase 1 tonne).?Recycled vegetation and wood waste turned into mulches and composts.

LONDONDERRY

The Junkyard

ADDRESS:  11 Bennett Road, Londonderry NSW?PHONE:  02 4572 5211 or 0400 873 310

OPEN HOURS:  7 days 10am – 4pm

Massive outdoor junk yard with everything from building materials to car parts, shed and household contents, machinery, furniture, farm equipment, rusty junk and miscellaneous stuff. Good for upcycling ingredients.
Chippendale Restorations

ADDRESS:  26 Parsons Street, Rozelle NSW ?PHONE:  02 9810 6066

OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm

WEBSITE:  chippendalerestorations.com.au

Rare original leadlights, marble fireplace surrounds and heritage salvage, reproduction period features, custom joinery. View photos and prices on the website.

CHIPPING NORTON

Riverside 2ndhand Building Supplies

ADDRESS:  66 Riverside Drive, Chipping Norton NSW?PHONE:  02 9755 3984

OPEN HOURS:  Thursday and Friday 7am to 3.30pm or by appointment

WEBSITE:  www.ronnies.com.au

Bower recycle center
http://bower.org.au 

34/142 Addison Road 

Marrickville NSW 2204. 

open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm & Sundays 10am to 4pm. 

Phone: 02 9568 6280
Reverse garbage

Reverse Garbage is located within The Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville.

8/142 Addison Road

Marrickville NSW 2204
9am to 5pm – Monday to Saturday

9am to 4pm – Sundays

Closed public holidays
5 Lindsay Street, 

Rockdale NSW 

2216

Phone: 1300 651 116

Opening Hours
6am – 5pm Monday to Friday?8am – 5pm Saturday? 8am – 1pm Sunday

info@reversegarbage.org.au or 02 9569 3132.
http://www.thejunkmap.com.au 

A good place to find suppliers
Heritage building center

ADDRESS:  432B West Botany Street, Rockdale, Sydney NSW

OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5 pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm?, Sunday 10am – 3pm

WEBSITE: www.heritagebuilding.com.au

Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre

ADDRESS:  Kimbriki Road, off Mona Vale Road, Ingleside/Terrey Hills NSW?PHONE:  02 9486 3512 or 02 9486 3542?OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Sunday 8am – 4.30pm (garden and road bases from 7am)

WEBSITE:  www.kimbriki.com.au

Re-use Shop – used furniture, timber, windows, sinks, sleepers, doors etc.?Eco House and Garden – education centre for sustainable living. Gardening workshops, events.?Recycled road bases, aggregates and sands for landscaping and building (min purchase 1 tonne).?Recycled vegetation and wood waste turned into mulches and composts.

LONDONDERRY

The Junkyard

ADDRESS:  11 Bennett Road, Londonderry NSW?PHONE:  02 4572 5211 or 0400 873 310?OPEN HOURS:  7 days 10am – 4pm

Massive outdoor junk yard with everything from building materials to car parts, shed and household contents, machinery, furniture, farm equipment, rusty junk and miscellaneous stuff. Good for upcycling ingredients.

Chippendale Restorations

ADDRESS:  26 Parsons Street, Rozelle NSW ?PHONE:  02 9810 6066?OPEN HOURS:  Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm?WEBSITE:  chippendalerestorations.com.au?Rare original leadlights, marble fireplace surrounds and heritage salvage, reproduction period features, custom joinery. View photos and prices on the website.

CHIPPING NORTON

Riverside 2ndhand Building Supplies

ADDRESS:  66 Riverside Drive, Chipping Norton NSW?PHONE:  02 9755 3984?OPEN HOURS:  Thursday and Friday 7am to 3.30pm or by appointment

WEBSITE:  www.ronnies.com.au

A variety of secondhand building materials including windows, timber, bricks, doors, pavers, roof sheeting. A division of Ronnies Demolitions.

A variety of secondhand building materials including windows, timber, bricks, doors, pavers, roof sheeting. A division of Ronnies Demolitions.

Design and Technology Projects – 2013-08-13

Design and Technology Projects – 2013-08-13

Compact houses

http://slightlywarped.com/cute-compact-homes/
   
   

Friction drilling

An interesting drilling process

http://flip.it/Xdgwn

want to learn robotics

If you would like to learn about electronics and robotics try building a robot. lots of great information on building your own in the below link

https://github.com/gskielian/Robox

information on arduino the brains of the project

https://www.arduino.cc

 

 

 

 

Use fun to change peoples behaviour for the better

This below site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better.

http://www.thefuntheory.com