Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

How to Carve Fish Decoys

A beautiful form of art, the fish decoy can be both visually appealing and functionally sound. Generally made from cedar wood or other light wood that won’t crack or shrink when wet, catch and release fishermen prefer these to traditional hooks because they believe it won’t hurt the fish. Required Materials/Tools Some fish carving patterns […]

How to Stitch a Shirt

Making your own clothes, for example stitching a shirt, is an exciting and worthwhile hobby, and in today’s financial crisis can be quite a useful skill to have that could even be turned into a successful small business. Shirts are a popular item to make because they can be so expensive to buy, but with […]

How to Carve Bone

Many cultures around the world have used bone in their quest to becoming a higher and more sophisticated society. You can trace back the art of carving bones to the early Stone Age as bones were used as tools, jewelry, weapons, needles, and other various devices like boxes and figurines. Bone carvings can be valued […]