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How to Make Money With Your Wood Turning Skills

As woodturning continues from beginner to more advanced levels for the enthusiast the question sometimes arises as to how to make money with these wood turning skills. For many hobbyists the dream is to make the enjoyment a money maker, perhaps to the point of it becoming a full time occupation. Here are few things to keep in mind.

The Right Backyard Shed Plans Can Make Shed Building Easy

There is a lot of value you can get if you use backyard shed plans in building a storage area for your home. The use of good shed plans will save you a lot of money and time in the long run. And you can be sure you are able to build it right when you start to work on your project, because you will have all the information you need right at your fingertips and there will be no waste in materials, time and or money.

3 Steps To Making High Quality Cheap Tables

I think we are all pretty much in agreement when I say that furniture could get very pricey based on the style, brand, age and of course what the piece is built from could up the cost. Recently in a decorating quandary I found myself scouring the web for a couple of cheap tables, only some small space fillers for drinks or a vase with flowers.

Contemporary G Plan Tables

First off you may be asking yourself, what are G Plan Tables. Well, G Plan is a brand that was created in the 1950’s. The retro style of and classic look defined what modern furniture was throughout the 70’s. G Plan in their prime was very much in demand and was the furniture everyone wanted in the home due to how well built it was.

Woodturning Pens On A Lathe From Figured Wood Pen Blanks

The ideal project for a woodturner of any level is to create a beautiful writing instrument with inlaid wood accents. Handmade pens make beautiful gifts, and do a great job of displaying the quality of figured wood as well as the expertise and creativity of the woodworker. Making a spindle-turned pen from a wood pen blank requires a minimum of tools, and the finished product can be obtained in just a few hours’ time, with much less effort than a larger piece of art or furniture. Even though pens are common everyday objects, a handmade writing instrument can be a real showpiece and an eye-catching display of craftsmanship.

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