How to make fridge magnets

Magnets come in all shapes and sizes and have millions of uses, but some shapes and sizes aren’t adequate or appropriate for certain crafts. Refrigerator magnets can be made out of all types of things and many different sizes and styles of magnets will work, but for flat refrigerator magnets, only the flat magnetic sheets […]

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How to make a soda can plane

Airplanes are a long-time favorite of young boys and older boys alike. They can be made out of balsa wood, Styrofoam, paper, and even aluminum soda cans! If you want to make your own soda can airplane, you’ll first need to gather together four empty cans. Rinse them out and allow them to air dry. […]

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How to Use a Biscuit Joiner

What Is a Plate Jointer? Plate jointers (or joiners) are used to quickly and accurately make simple plunge cuts into most types of wood and wood products to join two or more boards or pieces using small, thin football-shaped pieces of wood called biscuits. Glue and a biscuit are placed inside each slot and help […]

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How to make a copper wind chime

Wind chimes should be pleasing to both the ears and the eyes. Copper is a perfect choice as it creates a lovely sound and the material will weather to a beautiful patina finish.Material List Screw feed tube cutter ½” type M copper pipe Dremel or drill with 1/16” bit Hammer Four 12” pieces 18 gauge […]

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How to Make a Bronze Sculpture

The art of brass and bronze sculpture-making is thousands of years old. Several early civilizations made brass or bronze sculptures. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin. Modern sculptors use different combinations of copper, tin, zinc, lead, or other metals in an alloy to make brass […]

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How to make metal wall art diy

I have drawn a design for a metal art piece. This project is easy and fun to do. I am going to make a wooden plaque for an embossed and painted mallard. For an added touch I will add a ledge to the plaque. With a ledge you can add some moss or miniature items […]

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How to make a copper sculpture made

The center for the creation of hammered copper sculpture in America is in Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico. Beautiful copper art is created by family workshops using century-old methods. The history of copper sculpture goes back to the Purepecha Indians of Central Mexico. They produced domestic implements and weapons by hammering copper ingots on stone […]

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How to make metal garden sculptures

Metal can be cut, shaped, welded, colored, or textured to bring it to life. Scrap metal, rod, bar, or sheet metal can be made into almost any design you desire. Wood and metal can be mixed for a pleasing effect. Recycled iron or other metals can be used also. Pieces of junk metal can be […]

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