Saturday, October 15, 2011

Hunting for Craft Projects

You should know that not everyone could be a crafter and come up with new and creative ideas to use for the projects. You will also find that there are people who devote their lives to a particular craft. You will want to make these crafts at your home , but something that you will only need a few simple directions. You will want to make sure that you show off your craft ability by finding new projects that are challenging. You will find hat there are tons of craft ideas to help you get by and you can be into some quick and simple projects. You may want to look for inexpensive crafts so that you can get yourself involved and into a hobby. Things like quilting, rubber stamping, or using clay to help you may projects are just some of the thing that you can go to make the craft projects simple and affordable.

You will first want to go online to find some of the craft ideas that you need to get motivated. The Internet is a great resource because it is ever changing and you can often talk directly to the author of the article via email to ask specific questions. You will want to use blogs to your advantage because they can be a great source for you. Basically, a blog is an online column that is updated rather frequently by the same author. Blogs usually have a specific topic, so by searching for ones about crafting, you can find updated ideas almost every day.

For those who are not connected to the net, you will want to do a lot of searching. You may not even know how you can search properly; however, you will find that there are plenty of magazines and such to help you get the project ideas. You can subscribe to a general craft magazine or one that is more specialized to your specific wants and needs. Good news—if you run a business by selling your crafts, trade magazines are tax deductible! Of course, you’ll have to wait a month for a new issue, but crafting magazines still reflect current trends, like blogs and articles do no the Internet.

When it comes to a specific craft, you will want to learn the basics and then expand on that. Books are a great starting place. If you’re short on cash, you can even simply borrow them from your local library. You can purchase or borrow crafting books on every subject, and they are great to use in conjunction with magazines or even a crafting class.

It doesn’t matter what your craft is, you will be able to find plenty of project ideas and you will also be able to walk through your local supplies store and allow your creativity to guide you.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Woodworking As A Hobby

                                                    A picture of me doing the wood handicraft.

So you’re thinking you want to learn woodworking? Woodworking can be a fun and satisfying hobby, but it can also be quite frustrating. In a world filled with massproduced, poorly crafted pieces of furniture, it can be a thrill to produce a piece made with your own two hands.

Take a few pieces of wood, some tools, and your imagination, and you can make beautiful pieces of furniture.
The possibilities with carpentry are endless. Even the most inexperienced person can learn woodworking and turn out gorgeous pieces that can become heirlooms.

Woodworking as a hobby is growing in popularity – especially among the female population. More and more
women are taking a new interest in jig saws and power drills as they turn out accessories and furniture for their homes.

The term “woodworking” literally refers to the process of building, making or carving something using wood. Kind of obvious, isn’t it? But there are all types of pieces that can be made using wood – not just furniture! You can make toys, toy boxes, or carved figurines. It can truly become an art form.

So where and how does an aspiring woodworker begin? Many people benefit greatly from taking a class at the local college or community center. Others prefer to read a book or magazine. Still others prefer to just jump right in.

There’s no one right way to start. It depends on how much experience you have with using the tools essential to woodworking.

Woodworking is not nearly as daunting as it may seem. It is not necessary to spend a fortune on tools and supplies. Many projects can be done with a minimum investment and your imagination!

Woodworking is a huge hobby, with the number of active participants estimated by some within the industry at between seven and eleven million strong. Each brings their own set of capabilities and interests that often make specific techniques more applicable in their situation. As long as the techniques chosen are safe, and produce the desired results, they are right for them.

Here I would like to introduce you to basic woodworking terms, getting started with a stocked shop, carving out your workspace, and introducing you to some basic woodworking projects. We will concentrate mainly in
here on building pieces of furniture. Once you get the hang of this, you can get more in-depth with carving, etc. as you learn to better use your tools.

It is not a comprehensive, definitive guide, but a good way to get started crafting your own projects and learning the satisfaction of making your own furniture, toys, and much more!

Thursday, August 26, 2010


Welcome to my personal blog of ruslizahid.

Here, I'll write on my past experience in the brick and mortar business for the past 30 years.

These experienced that I have gone through will be good guide to the new generation.

So long...will see you on my next posting.