Home Grown: A Wooden Home in Vermont

More than anything else, the use of local materials—many lifted directly from the site—lend this exquisitely designed Vermont home a solid, organic beauty.

The dining table was a special find. A local craftsman constructed it from cherry scrap that had been destined for workbench status. The custom-designed Windsor chairs that complement it are sturdy and yet lightweight. A local craftsman lathed the lamp shades from blocks of wood.