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DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.


Easy Woodworking Projects:- The Importance of The Right Plans

It is never too late to set about some easy woodworking projects for the first time. You don't need much to start. You will need a few basic carpentry tools and some decent plans. You will also need a degree of commitment and be prepared to make some mistakes on route! The creative people among you might find it easy to see the end product in the mind's eye, but it is still necessary to translate this into a sound working plan. It is the plan which keeps the project on track and the best craftsmen will tell you it is essential.

Should you consider drawing your own plans, or is it easier to buy them off the shelf? There is no good reason why you shouldn't draw your own woodworking plans yourself if you genuinely have the skill and the training to do it. Do you have enough experience with measurements and construction to know what to do and what to watch out for? I would advise anyone starting out to forget about the diy plans and to buy them instead. After a couple of successful projects you could then try doing your own. It's not really worth making a mess of it all because every mistake costs money.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Of course, you have to be careful as to which plans you purchase. Don't risk the project by not thinking this step through properly. The woodworking plans that can be bought from the store need a careful examination before committing your hard earned cash. The pictures or the graphs may not be very clear. An experienced woodworker would have no problem with that, but then again, they wouldn't need to buy plans in the first place because they could create their own. All beginners will want to buy a set of pre-determined clear woodworking plans. Seek an established company or woodworking shop that specializes in these products.

You must have confidence in the plans your are going to use. Nowadays, using Google, it is easy to see if there is any bad press about a product, so look for a review about the publisher. If you can satisfy yourself about these things, then go ahead and get them.

Research is rarely wasted, and it will save you a lot more time than it takes to conduct it.If you require organized and appropriately designed plans and projects – Check out the Easy Woodworking Projects Shop.Hundreds of woodworking plans and projects to consider from and a tool shop too – Easy Woodworking Projects Shop.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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