I was strolling through our local mall and saw this gentlemen scroll sawing.. I started asking questions and became very interested. I bought a cheap scroll saw and the next thing I know I was totally hooked on this craft. Mad more than my share of mistakes, but that’s how I learned and the rest is history as they say.
Wood is Good
You’ve probably heard this one a million times before – but it is incredibly satisfying to see someone get enjoyment and/or learn something from something you’ve made by hand. There no other feeling like it.
Hand Carved, Themed Chess Sets
Source of Inspiration? That’s an easy one…my imagination. There is no way I could ever make all the sets I have pictured in my mind. There’s hundreds of ideas and I come up with new ones all the time, and I hand carved custom themes so my customers call the theme.
Exotic; Beautiful Writing Instruments
As a handmade crafts blogger there reaches a point where you think you just may have seen it all… Then someone making handmade wooden pens shows up! If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration to take you back to journaling, these handcrafted rollerball and fountain pens are sure to do the trick!
Moving Against the Grain
It’s wonderful to wake up in the morning and actually want to go to work. It’s an ideal situation, and I’m just ecstatic that I can do this for a living, and be creative again. To anyone who is reading this, if you’re not doing a job you love, start today. It’s totally worth it!
Wood Jewelry and Keepsake Boxes
I love to see the expression on the faces of people who admire my work. Then they want to know how do you do that? So then I can explain the process or make up something silly to tell them.