Wood Crafts – A World Of Exciting Hobbies And Opportunities

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My World Of Wood Crafts                                       If you are interested in any of the Etsy products featured above, please visit the Etsy Site and search for the item  using the craftsman’s username. I have selected a range of handcrafted gifts, made from wood. which you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full details of your selection. How My Passion For Wood Crafts Began Wood Crafts have always interested me. My first woodworking project was a letter rack, which…

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Furniture Restoration – Introducing A Fascinating Craft

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Furniture Restoration   Furniture Restoration – Revive, Enhance and Capitalise Furniture suffers from the ravages of time….stains, scrapes, loose joints……but with a little tender loving care you can restore furniture to its former glory and enhance its value. In its simplest form furniture restoration is applying a stripper, scraping the old finish off, sanding and applying an attractive, modern finish. Of course the furniture may also have structural problems to repair like loose joints or broken legs. The following project illustrates some of the techniques used in furniture restoration.

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6 Popular Wood Crafts Reviewed

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Popular Wood Crafts My Review of Popular Wood Crafts I have already written about these wood crafts in previous articles, so I have dedicated this post to answering specific questions about each craft, such as……. Equipment required Working space Return on time and investment   I have selected a range of handcrafted gifts, made from wood. which you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full details of your selection,   Woodturning The main outlay required to commence woodturning is the acquisition of a lathe. There is a world of difference between the cost of a lathe…

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15 Great Whiskey Barrel Furniture Projects

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Whiskey Barrel Furniture   Whiskey Barrel Furniture…..unique, robust and practical Barrel furniture encompasses a huge range of useful items from chandeliers to wine coolers and armchairs to wine racks. The barrels have been made by skilled coopers out of seasoned oak, so they are extremely durable.   I have selected a range of unique, handcrafted gifts you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full details of your selection. The Making of Barrels This old film shows the traditional way that barrels are made. Towards the end you will see how an apprentice is initiated into the…

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Green Woodworking….Tools, Products And Skills

Green Woodworking…..An Introduction Green Woodworking is enjoying a revival now that the planting of trees is  recognised as an important way of reducing global warming. Indeed wood loving craftsmen of the past are now regarded as the first conservationists as they harnessed the attributes of wood in a sustainable and renewable way. Their methods not only enhanced the woodland they lived and worked in, but also created a habitat for a wealth of wildlife from birds to insects and from fungi to fauna. We will look at three aspects of a woodsman’s life…… The tools he uses The products he…

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Plant A Tree To Combat Deforestation

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Trees……What A Wonderful Gift Of Nature Through writing my blog I have come to realise what an important role trees have played down through the centuries… For building our homes For generating warmth For building ships For the creation of great artwork Now it has emerged that trees play a crucial role in regulating our climate. Deforestation……the extermination of trees for personal and state gain ……is endangering life, as we know it, on this wonderful planet of ours. I have selected a range of handcrafted, wooden gifts you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full details…

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How To Harness The Power Of Pinterest Pins and Boards

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Pins and Boards Pins and Boards are at the heart of Pinterest, so I thought I would share with you what I have learned whilst building ‘My World of Wood Crafts’. Before we look at Pins and Boards in detail, lets take a look at the background to Pinterest. Pinterest Overview History……. Conceived in 2009. Launched publicly in 2012 Status,,,,,At present (October 2021) Pinterest is an independent, listed Company, although it is rumoured Paypal may be interested in acquiring them. Primary Audience Demographic……… US, Canada, UK, Australia, NZ Size of membership…….478 million active users in March 2021 Gender……… 70% female,…

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Wedding Gifts…….Extra Special Thoughts From You

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Wedding Gifts   ‘Wedding Gift Creators Struggle To Meet Huge Demand’ This quote must be music to the ears of craftspeople creating beautiful, personalised presents. My post introduces you to carefully selected gifts, made in wood, which I hope will inspire you. Towards the end of this post I review the ways you can personalise products using a variety of techniques. I have selected a range of handcrafted gifts, made from wood. which you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full details of your selection, My Choice Of Gifts Charcuterie Boards Select from five styles and gift…

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