Wood Crafts……..Marquetry, Furniture, Intarsia, Kumiko and much more

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A warm welcome to ‘My World Of Wood Crafts’ This post has links, in alphabetical order, to some of the articles I have written about a wide range of Wood Crafts…… Barrel Furniture, Furniture Restoration, Homes for Wildlife, Intarsia, Jewellery, Kumiko, Marquetry, Outdoor Furniture, Pallet Furniture, Pyrography, Scroll Sawing. Setting Up A Workshop, Tools – Equipment, Toys, Whittling and Affiliate Marketing.

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Cherry Blossom Time In Japan

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  Cherry blossom time in Japan is magical, as nature presents its ultimate floral show. Trees offer us such a variety of materials for our crafts. but this display is beautiful beyond words. The flowering of cherry blossom trees, known as sakura in Japanese,  has been celebrated for over a thousand years in the country’s poetry, literature and art.

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Cable Reels……16 Great Ideas For Their Transformation

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Cable reels can be upcycled in so many ways,,,, I hope this post will inspire you to create your own innovative designs. Here are a few pros and cons when it comes to cable reel furniture….. Pros…… The wood has been treated with preservative, which penetrates deep into the fibres, so the cable reel will not rot.

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12 Best Selling Woodworking Projects

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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 woodworking tools to deal with any…

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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. 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 Pallet Force the bar down between the boards of the pallet and the…

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My World Of Wood Crafts – An Introduction

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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 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 over the years, which has enabled me to create this blog. My reasons for writing this blog are threefold….

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