Cherry Blossoming In All Its Glory: A Sakura Sojourn in Japan 2024

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The Beauty of Cherry Blossom in Japan Cherry blossom time in Japan is magical, as nature presents its ultimate floral show. Not only do trees offer such a variety of materials for our crafts. but they can also be beautiful beyond words. The flowering of cherry blossom trees, known as sakura in Japanese,  has been celebrated for over a thousand years throughout the country’s poetry, literature and art.

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Wood Crafts……..Creative Pyrography, Jewellery, Toys, Furniture and more……

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A Warm Welcome to ‘My World of Wood Crafts’ Just click on an image below to open the relevant post or look down the categories in the right hand sidebar. Pyrography Pyrography is one of the best wood crafts to start from home…inexpensive to set up, only needs a small working space and there are a wide range of products you can personalise. The best wood to use if you are a beginner is basswood with willow and aspen as alternatives. Basswood is light in colour, readily available and has an unobtrusive grain pattern….. Jewellery Making wooden jewellery is a…

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12 Best Selling Woodworking Projects

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Tips On Starting A Woodworking Business Woodworking products which are easy to make and sell well are reviewed in this post. Here are a few things to remember when you are beginning your business as a new woodworker….. Work within your capabilities to create a product you would be proud to have in your own home Don’t try to re-invent the wheel…..look at what other people are selling and adapt their ideas to create your own range Only use materials of the highest quality Just purchase tools  for the job in hand. You will soon build up a range of…

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Outdoor Living Is Transformed With These 10 Self Build Projects

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Outdoor living needn’t cost a fortune. Here are a few ideas to transform your garden into an outdoor room….   Patio Table Drinks Holder Patio table drinks holder Keep those valuable drinks cool with this cooler box made from a reclaimed pallet. Excellent step by step instructions and lots of photographs. FolkArt Home texture chalk paint was used to give a slight texture and a matte, distressed finish. The holder was given an antique appearance using a stain to distress the paint. Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at Hanging Wall Garden Hanging Wall…

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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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My World Of Wood Crafts – An Introduction

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A warm welcome to my blog. You can contact me on my personal email at [email protected] Any thoughts about my blog…..good or bad….are very welcome. 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 wood crafts, 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 wood crafts and blogging. I have acquired a lot of online know how…

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