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This blog talks about my journey with wooden crafts such as wall art intarsia, marquetry or inlay.  Making handmade pens with either wood or resin, sometimes adding things to the resin for a little novelty. Sometimes to use a technique or skill from one craft and try to incorporate it into another all the while pushing my skill levels.

Some inspiration if you need it with wooden gifts for him and her on all gift occasions.

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7 alternative metals for rings & men’s jewellery

7 Alternative Metals For Rings & Men’s Jewellery

Jewellers have used metals since time immemorial. The word is derived from the Latin est metallum that means “mine, quarry”. They are elements found in nature that are not liquid or gas and can be broken down into powdery or crystalline forms. Some are ferromagnetic; some are malleable, while others are harder (wurtzite boron nitride) …

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Safety Razor vs Cartridge Razor

Safety Razor vs Cartridge Razor: Which Is Best?

At their public introduction, straight razors, known as Cut-Throat razors were the popular way to shave by untrained men and barbershops. Long has the safety vs cartridge been a recurring debate. Since the development of the classic safety razor which in fact displaced “cut-throat razors”. Men who shaved rather than going to a professional barber …

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26 good birthday gifts for boyfriend

26 Good Birthday Gifts For Boyfriend

Birthdays are a time for celebration and gift-giving! So, whether you’re celebrating your birthday or the birthday of someone you love, you’re probably looking for a great birthday gift idea. That’s where we come in. We’ve created this guide of 26 good birthday gifts for boyfriend to help you find the perfect present for your …

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Guide To 14th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Guide To 14th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

No matter how old you may be, this occasion always comes up as a special day for every married couple. Celebrated every year in families, no person wants their 14th anniversary year to pass as normal today. That’s why many married couples mark that date in each calendar year to not forget their magical moment. …

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woodworking quotes for the craftsman

Woodworking Quotes For The Craftsman

Woodworking requires many tools, but the most important tool of them all is the one you have in between your ears. Successful woodworking is mainly dependent on your ability to plan out a project, determine the tools and materials you will need, and then execute the project without making any major woodwork mistakes. So, if …

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Small Wooden Gifts Why We Love Them

Small Wooden Gifts Why We Love Them

Of all the resources available to man, wood has proven to be one of his favourites. And there are many reasons for this. The appeal it offers has been hard to surpass. The beauty is hard to beat; It has been used for centuries, even in this age of high-tech plastics. It is considered excellent …

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Take This Quiz To Test What You Know About Woodworking

Take This Quiz To Test What You Know About Woodworking

Woodcraft has been practised for thousands of millennia, newfangled tools and machinery come and go. The essential principles however have not. You can look at the work of a craftsman from centuries past and understand the construction. The world of woodworking crafts is a wide and exciting place, filled with all manner of opportunities to …

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17 Best Father’s day Gifts 2021

17 Best Father’s day Gifts 2021

We all shop enough for mother’s day ideas and always find delightful gifts for her. Just like mothers, let us celebrate dad as well and thank him! This is the old man who raised you and took everyday trouble for you, recognised for their contribution to their kids’ lives. When Is Fathers Day? This year the day …

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best housewarming gifts for men

Top 32 Best Housewarming Gifts For Men – Ideas That Guys Will Love

When an old pal invites you to his housewarming party, the biggest problem you may have is getting a party gift he will like. It can be a pain getting something that he will cherish, but turning up empty-handed can be a rude gesture. Good housewarming gifts for boyfriend’s are a pain to buy, so …

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Wedding Anniversary Gifts By Year

Traditional, Modern Wedding Anniversary Gifts By Year

The belief of celebrating each year of marriage is ancient (at least medieval). Victorians made lists for everything, this being one. A traditional anniversary gift guide sets expectations for the perfect gift in the correct years. The Victorians also assigned meanings to their gift choices, often with some poetic licence. Gradually the list expands to …

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