There is nothing more satisfying than finishing a project from start to finish. It’s even better if the project can be showcased in your home and is functional. Woodworking is a great hobby to have, you can make furniture, turn bowls, and so much more.
Here are some books to help you get started.
The Living room: timeless traditional woodworking projects by George Bachanan
Woodworker’s guide to dovetails by Ernie Conover
Workshop idea book by Andy Rae
Simply wood by Roshaan Ganief
Beautiful wooden projects for outdoor living by John Marckworth
With all this amazing weather we’ve been having and are going to continue having I thought it would be good to do a post on Playing outside.
When you ask any kid what their favorite part of spring and summer is I can guarantee it will have something to do with being outside. Whether it’s play in your own backyard or going camping with your family, the great out doors is a prominent part of every kids summer.
Not sure what to do outside or looking for a new activity? Try one of these ones.
Make sidewalk chalk and then use it on the driveway and sidewalk
Create a racing game and have prizes for the winners. You could even do a backyard Olympics
Play Hopscotch as a group
Put up a basketball net or use the ones at a school to play a few games
Road hockey is always a popular activity in my neighborhood
Check out these great books to get some more ideas.
Fun at the park by Ruth Owen
Let’s Play hopscotch by Sarah Hughes
Basketball for fun by Brian Eule
Sidewalk chalk by Jamie Kyle McGillian
Buried treasure by Saviour Pirotta