Wood Crafts To Make And Sell
If you've been trying to decide what to make and sell online, you've come to the right place. Building woodworking projects and crafts are a great way to make money in your spare time or even full time. Most people don't feel that they have the skills necessary to do these types of crafts. Contrary to that belief, there are a significant number of woodworking projects that are easy to do and require little to no prior experience or skills.
Plywood can be purchased at various thicknesses and is a great starting material for novice woodworkers. Measuring and cutting are very easy. Many of the home improvement stores will cut the plywood for you. You can use pieces of plywood to make model houses, simple trinket boxes, birdhouses, photo frames, mirror frames, and much more. You can also cut plywood into simple shapes and paint it as Christmas ornaments, door hangers, house address numbers, decorative sayings for the kitchen or home and more.
Another great material to start with is popsicle sticks. The standard size and the tongue depressor size are both great because they can be glued together with wood glue and they can be bent to meet your project's needs. To turn popsicle sticks, soak them in vinegar to make the wood flexible. Popsicle sticks can be used to create an incredible number of things from small houses to birdhouses, baskets, boxes, figurines, picture frames, ornaments, magnet frames, and more.
Other favorite wood crafts that can easily from scrap wood or barn boards are rustic picture frames and mirror frames. Primitive benches and birdhouses also sell great using these materials. In some cases, you may need to find a pattern, but much of the time, you can learn how to make these items with simple measurements and cuts.
You can find pre-cut wooden shapes from your local craft store at minimal cost. These can be painted to be ornaments or can be glued together to make household crafts. Wooden beads also can be purchased at very cheap at your local craft store. These little treasures can either be hand painted or hand carved and then strung into necklaces, bracelets, and other trinkets.
There are so many other creative things you can do with simple items such as twigs and branches. For example, you can cut branches into slices, and sand the rough wood down and drill holes to make beautiful antique looking natural buttons. Twigs can be gathered up with a beautiful ribbon to make small broom ornaments, a favorite around Halloween. Gnarly branch ends can be turned upside down to create a natural jewelry holder. You can decorate vases, ball jars, votive candle holders, picture frames, mirrors, plaques and more with small, uniformly sized twigs to give the item a rustic feel. These are great seasonal items as well as year-round items for a cabin or country home.
Tree branches have been used to create beautiful centerpieces, wreaths, family trees, wall branches and more. There is indeed no limit to what you can do with and make from these items. You're limited only by your imagination. Wood crafts sell wonderfully online and are easy for anyone to get started. Starting these types of projects is much easier than many people think and as with any hobby, the more you do, the better you become.
Just imagine doubling your money every week with no or little risk!
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