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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Wooden Jewellery – An Introduction

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Wooden Jewellery….Creativity and Innovation At Its Best Making wooden jewellery is a highly creative and profitable craft to engage in. Wood is such a versatile material and so easy to work. If you want to buy a piece of jewelry which is a little different, look no further than Etsy. There are two broad categories of wood……soft and hard. A softwood such as pine, Douglas fir, redwood, cedar and yew have a lower density than a hardwood. Hardwoods used in wooden jewellery are sycamore, boxwood, cherry, oak, walnut, maple, apple, pear and plum. Many of your customers will enquire whether…

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Woodturning…….An Introduction

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Woodturning Wood…….What A Wonderful Material Wood is such a rewarding material to work with. There are so many different woods, each having their own characteristics…..colour, grain. knots, workability In depth books have been written about woodturning, so this article can only be an introduction to a truly fascinating craft. I have included a series of tips, links to YouTube videos and a bibliography of useful books at the end of this article. 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. Tips and Tricks…

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10 Best Books On Wooden Jewelry

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Wooden jewellery calls upon so many skills to make a professional looking piece you can be proud of……from carving to wood turning, gilding to laminating and much more besides. This post introduces you to ten books which cover all of these skills between them.

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