Wood Crafts – A World Of Exciting Hobbies And Opportunities

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The World Of Wood Crafts             This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase an item through a link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to yourself. How My Passion For Wood Crafts Began Wood Crafts have always interested me. My first woodworking project was a letter rack, which I made in my woodworking class at school when I was about eight.       Throughout my teenage years I was always making something….ships in bottles, a puppet theatre, a multi storey car park, gliders, dollshouses….        …

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Cable Reels……16 Great Ideas For Their Transformation

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Cable Reels Are Not Just Overgrown Cotton Bobbins There are so many ways of upcycling cable reels,,,,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 reel will not rot. Although reels  may have been treated with insect repellent and anti-fungal products, any harmful properties will have been washed away over time by the weather. Larger reels are very heavy, which is a major deterrent to burglars….

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Scooter For A Small Child

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Building A Scooter  A Scooter……a child’s first wheels Scooters have come a long way since I was a kid. Nowadays they are shiney chrome with an electric motor……when I was growing up they were  made of wood and you had to provide the foot power. This is the style of scooter I’m going to describe today……a retro scooter for a small child. Wood Our scooter is made from pine, which is sealed and varnished. The wood required is…… For the Runner Boards, Handlebar and Handle Bar Upright 11/4″ x 11/2″ PAR For the Neck      2″ x 3″ For the Platform    …

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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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