I was so excited when my niece asked me to make her a wedding cross last year. This is a fun and easy project. Make one for your church or your yard. Or maybe you have a wedding on the horizon in your family. A beautiful gift for the bride and groom.
This project will look great in your kitchen. In this tutorial, I show you how to carve a spatula from olive wood. The olive wood grain is spectacular, and it smells so good while carving. Carving is such a joy. You feel more connected with the wood and the object you're creating.
Wood carving is really fun and relaxing. And it's not hard to learn. I used a minimal amount of hand tools to carve this tray. Just imagine serving candies or nuts on this beautiful tray. You could also use it to store your watch or jewelry.
This is a great beginner project for new wood turners. And the honey dipper is beautiful craft for the kitchen. I particularly liked this project because my father is a beekeeper, and l made one for him. You will need a wood lathe for this project. But the good news -- you can make dozens and dozens of other fun & exciting projects for your home on a small wood lathe. Don't worry about your skill level -- you don't have to be an "expert" woodworker to use a lathe.
In this post, I will show you how to make a beeswax butter compound that can be applied to your kitchen utensils. I have used this on my wooden utensils and it works great. I hope to pass these items down to my grandkids one day, so I want to take care of them. You will also be pleased with how it brings life back to a dried-out wooden utensil or a cutting board.
The board I'm showing you in this tutorial is my goto cutting board even to this day. I made this for my wife for our anniversary. The board is cherry, and I used my wood burner to add some designs and a message to the board. This project requires minimal tools and this particular style of cutting board can be easily mass produced. These make great gifts or a nice product to sell.
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