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

Shave Horse Ben Orford

A warm welcome to ‘My World Of Wood Crafts’ Ways To Navigate My Site The sidebar of every post has a list of subjects covered in that post. Click on a subject to be taken to the information you are looking for. I have written posts about many subjects relating to Wood Crafts including…… 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 and Whittling There are several articles about Affiliate Marketing, which may help you sell your products online. 

Continue reading

Beat Inflation With A Pyrography Side Hustle

Trees

Finding A Profitable Wood Craft  Pyrography, Woodturning, Intarsia, Marquetry, Jewellery are all crafts which offer the opportunity of generating a supplementary income. However many of these crafts do not create a worthwhile ROI (Return on Investment) both in terms of money and/or time spent.

Continue reading

Magical Cherry Blossom Time In Japan

Flowers

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.

Continue reading

Green Woodworking….Tools, Products And Skills

Shave Horse Ben Orford

Green Woodworking…… Yesterday and Today Green Woodworking is enjoying a revival now that the planting of trees is  recognised as an important way of reducing global warming. Indeed wood loving craftsmen of the past are now regarded as the first conservationists, as they harnessed the attributes of wood in a sustainable and renewable way.

Continue reading

Cable Reels……16 Great Ideas For Their Transformation

Barrel Swing rev1

    Cable Reels…. So Many Ideas For Recycling 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.

Continue reading

How Mental Health Is Improved Thro’ Hobbies Like Wood Crafts

Copy of Copy of Girl Sawing medium

How Mental Health Is Improved Thro’ Hobbies Mental health can be improved so much by pursuing hobbies like woodworking. It is important in these difficult times to carry on with activities we enjoy.  Taking up a hobby could be the answer. Research shows that having a hobby lowers levels of depression……in fact it can eradicate feelings of depression completely. Drugs prescribed to alleviate depression are not always effective. Indeed they can make matters worse. Doctors now recognise that pursuing a hobby can have a positive effect on your mental health. The reason why hobbies make you feel more content is…

Continue reading

8 Unusual Wood Crafts

Driftwood Horse 2

Introducing More Unusual Wood Crafts Wood Crafts offer many interesting opportunities to pursue a new hobby or launch a small business. Many of the wood crafts mentioned below have books written about them. I can only scratch the surface and point you in the direction of useful resources, like books, videos and posts.

Continue reading