How Pinterest Can Explode Traffic Growth

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Pinterest is so cost effective and user friendly. It ranks third behind Google and YouTube as the most popular search engine. It can take a long time to rank highly on Google, especially for popular market sectors. You will see much faster results with Pinterest for less input. My aim with this post is to introduce you to the benefits of Pinterest, whilst passing on some tips on how to generate more traffic. My Top Ten Tips So here are my top ten tips….. 1. Many people use Pinterest to gain inspiration for their hobbies, their home decor or lifestyle….

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16 Exciting Scrap Wood Project Plans

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Scrap Wood Can Be Recycled Into Useful Gifts Scrap wood is usually piled in a corner of the workshop, or, in my case, in the roof space of the garage. There are so many useful things you can make for around the house, in the garden or for gifts.

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Whittling….An Age Old Pastime

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Whittling…..an age old pastime that goes back to the time of our distant ancestors. If you are feeling creative but have little space, no tools, no budget and little time, then whittling could be for you. The craft of whittling, the baby brother of carving, involves shaping a small piece of wood into an attractive design using a pocket or craft knife. Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at So what do you need to explore the wonderful world of whittling? Your one and only tool is a knife. Choosing a Knife The traditional…

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Marquetry – An Age Old Craft

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Marquetry can be traced back to Mesopotamia in around 2600BC, where ivory was inset in bitumen to create a picture of daily and royal life. The first recorded use of different wood veneers and semi precious stones to decorate furniture dates back to the court of the Pharaohs in Egypt.   Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at The craft crossed the Mediterranean to Ancient Greece where it’s described in Homer’s Odyssey and it became even more sophisticated at the height of the Roman Empire.  In the 11th Century wood veneers were being used…

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Intarsia – An Introduction to this Exciting Craft

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Intarsia uses different shapes, thicknesses and species of wood to form a mosaic like design with a 3D effect. The grain and colouring of various woods are used to create the picture or pattern. The pieces of wood, which are cut out with a scroll saw, interlock tightly together.   Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at History of Intarsia The art of Intarsia probably originates from East Asian ivory and wood inlay work. It spread to Islamic North Africa with the first Intarsia in Italy dating from 1430. This amazing self portrait. which…

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Scroll Sawing…….Patterns and Creations

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Before you start scroll sawing you will need to choose or create some patterns to work to. There are three principle ways to source your patterns…. Purchase a pattern book Search online sites like Pinterest for free patterns Design them yourself using software such as Inkscape and Canva   A Selection of Pattern Books All of these books are available on Amazon. Big Book of Scroll Saw Woodworking More than 60 projects and techniques for fretwork, intarsia and other scroll sawing crafts. Puzzles and toys, beginners patterns, inlay and relief, baskets and boxes….. 185 pages Big Book of Christmas Ornaments…

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Scroll Sawing – An Introduction

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Scroll sawing combines traditional woodworking with the ability to create eye catching designs. The first step is to purchase a scroll saw. You don’t want to ‘penny pinch’ as that will effect the quality of your work. Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at Nowadays most models have an inbuilt light, dust collector and have variable speed as standard. The only feature you can’t add on is a variable speed control, so you must choose a model with this feature. Also look for a saw with a throat depth of 16″ + There is…

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Barrel Brilliance: Transforming Discarded Whiskey Barrels into Stylish Furniture

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  Whiskey Barrel Furniture Whiskey Barrel Furniture…..unique, robust and practical Whiskey barrel projects encompass a huge range of useful items from chandeliers to wine coolers and armchairs to wine racks. In a world that’s increasingly conscious of sustainability, repurposing materials has become a hallmark of innovative design. One such trend that’s making waves in the realm of eco-friendly furniture is the transformation of old barrels into stunning and functional pieces. These repurposed kegs bring a unique charm and character to your living space while reducing waste and promoting a greener lifestyle.     Sourcing Second Hand Barrels Look online for…

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Pallet Furniture………15 Great Projects To Make Yourself

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Pallets are made to last, so they are strong, as well as offering great value for money. You can create a wide range of pallet furniture, which is totally unique, including  tables, benches, beds, shelves, desks and many more household items. You can make them to the exact size you want, so they are truly bespoke.   Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at Where To Find Wooden Pallets Here are five places you can source free wooden pallets…… Large building supply stores Wholesale suppliers Building sites Supermarkets Industrial estates How To Dismantle A…

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How To Find Profitable Products For Affiliate Marketing

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Affiliate Marketing – Finding The Most Profitable Products In Your Woodworking Niche To be successful in Affiliate Marketing you need profitable products to sell and a platform to sell them from. A large number of marketers use WordPress, as its so simple and flexible, and, of course, its free! Several videos on YouTube show you how to install WordPress and to create posts to promote your products.  One of the best videos I have come across is called WordPress Tutorial For Beginners – Build A Website Today  It is quite long at 75 minutes, but you can dip in and…

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