Best of … wood craft supplies
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
Contributed by Tim Brugger, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Thankfully, it’s not necessary to have the skill and flair of the artisan to appreciate the work of those that do.
Perhaps working with wood, regardless of the outcome, provides you the tranquility that only comes when working with your hands.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or simply enjoy exercising your creative juices, take a look at our best of list; all the wood craft supplies you’ll ever need in one handy place.
Cherry Tree Toys
Plans for everything
For the wood worker, keeping your work station neat and tidy can be a chore unto itself. As your wood craft supplies grow, so too does the need for a good place to keep them. Now, you could go out and buy yourself a little tool chest, but you’re an artisan and pre-built wooden items are for wimps. Better still, drop by Cherry Tree Toys and take a look at the plans they have for this tool chest, as well as tons of other projects.
Craft Supply Stores
Finishing touches and details
When your project gets down to those all-important final touches, you’ll want to choose from a wide assortment of turnings, trimmings and other wood craft supplies. No sense paying more than necessary either, so take a moment and check out a discount art supply store. You’ll find what you need and get it delivered to your door without emptying your wallet.
Penn State Industries
Wood turning specialty
Wood crafters who specialize in the elegant art of wood turning order supplies from Penn State Industries. They have everything from adhesives, buffing systems and lathes to make practical and beautiful household items and accessories, from shaving kits to cutlery.
When it’s time to bust out the big guns, in the world of wood craft supplies that means customizing your project with just the right wood burning tips. Woodcrafter.com has an assortment of sizes, along with carving tools and stamps, to fit whatever your project specs require. And for the artisan, burning wood is like waking up to the aroma of bacon frying on the griddle; nirvana.
All the extras
Discount craft stores have been the home away from home for those in need of wood craft supplies for over 30 years; and counting. In addition to plans for various wood projects, they have a wide variety of hinges, craft wire and all the other assorted goodies that make woodworking junkies drool. And for the budget conscious, and who among us isn’t nowadays, they have an entire area devoted to sale items.
Woodworkers Guild of America
Videos: basics and beyond
If you’re in need of instruction and inspiration for your wood craft projects, it’s worth taking a more trip over to the website of Woodworkers Guild of America. Ready to delve into some carving? Want to do some turning? Start it out with the right tools, expert advice, and easy to follow how-to instructions. The time you spend doing it right will pay off in the satisfaction you derive from your projects.