Wooden Toys….The Top 10 Books On How To Make Them Yourself

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Wooden Toys…The Top 10 Books Wooden toys, made yourself, show your love for a child more than anything else. The following ten sites contain a huge number of woodworking plans for you to choose from.   1. Aschi’s Workshop. Aschi’s have a huge range of plans for a wide range of toys….trucks, farm vehicles, aircraft, construction equipment, trains and cars. They can all be made with basic woodworking tools. 2. DIY and Crafts There are plans in Rustic Wooden Toys for toddlers to teens and even a few babies. These fabulous toys take you back in time. Many of them…

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Create A Lovely Plant Stand

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  Plans And Instructions Here are all the plans and instructions to build a lovely plant stand. This plan originates from an ebook called ‘The Art of Woodworking’ by Ted McGrath, which includes 40 plans and instructions. The ebook, which is entirely free, can be downloaded here    Christmas is fast approaching so 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 and many other suggestions Plant or telephone table Tools and Materials List   Cutting List Tray and Side Elevation Enjoyed these detailed plans…

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The Best Layout For A Woodworking Shop

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  The Best Layout For A Woodworking Shop Positioning Your Saw I hope that you have the luxury of fitting out a completely new woodworking workshop. as remodelling an existing one can cost time and money. Naturally the layout of your equipment depends on the type of work you are carrying out. Allow sufficient clearance around machines, such as your table saw, for the handling of large sheets of ply and long stock.   Christmas is fast approaching so I have selected a range of unique, handcrafted gifts you can buy from Etsy …..Just click on the image for full…

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Setting Up A Woodworking Shop At Home

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Setting Up A Woodworking Shop  Where is your woodworking shop going to be located? First of all you should decide the type of woodworking product you are going to make. Will you be making tables, cupboards and furniture for the home, or are you more interested in fine woodworking, like turning, carving or scroll sawing.

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About myself

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A warm welcome to my blog. I have had a varied career ranging from civil engineering to video production. Val and I live in the beautiful county of Cheshire, UK Our main interests are woodworking, gardening, walking and family history. I bought my first PC in about 2002, but simply didn’t have enough time to build an online business. Now retired, I can devote more time to woodworking and blogging. I have acquired a lot of online know how over the years, which has enabled me to create this blog. My reasons for writing this blog are twofold. Firstly to…

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