Weekend Project While You Re Wrapping Presents This Year Head To The Shop There S Nothing More Eye Catching Than A Handmade Wooden Ribbon And Bow
Weekend project while you re wrapping presents this year head to the shop there s nothing more eye catching than a handmade wooden ribbon and bow is article about Magazine bookmarked by keith with ID 11354517138 was uploaded on 26-03-2019 and has been viewed 283,174 times.
A Unique Way to Wrap Presents Photos by Chris Wong As Christmas nears, you'll find me in the workshop making presents.I value unique, handmade items and so do my family and friends.A handmade gift cannot be beat.
Some of my favourite gifts to make are wooden jigsaw puzzles and small boxes.I like to wrap them in brown kraft paper and finish off with a wooden ribbon and bow.I got the idea two years ago on Christmas Eve while wrapping gifts in my private space - the workshop.
Experience with hand planes has taught me that I can control the shape of the shavings three different ways: varying effective cutting angles, skewing the plane body to different degrees, and controlling how the shaving clears the plane's mouth.
Not Every Wood is SuitableStock selection is very important.Choose a wood that is easy to work and has straight, non-reversing grain.Basswood and poplar are good choices.The board's thickness is equal to the width of the ribbons produced; 3/8" is a good place to start because wider ribbons are more difficult to produce and narrower ribbons are harder to keep from twisting when installing them.
The length of the board should be...