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Tools to Get Started in Woodworking: Scrapers

hand scraper

A wood scraper is a deceptively simple tool, but is wonderfully effective for quickly and economically surfacing wood. Learn the basics of this tool and why it's a valuable addition to your toolbox.

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Learn How to Make 5-Ingredient Homemade Mochi

How to make homemade mochi on Craftsy

Have you ever had mochi, those cute, tiny squares of chewy goodness at your neighborhood frozen yogurt shop, and wondered how to make them at home? Well, it turns out it's super easy & requires ingredients you'll have on hand! Get the simple recipe here.

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The Ultimate List of 34 Spring Quilt Patterns

Sprouts Table Runner and Topper pattern

Spring is in the air, and we're taking a look at some of our all-time favorite spring quilting patterns and tutorials. From fresh flower patterns to garden-inspired blocks, here are 34 awesome quilting ideas to get you ready for spring!

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How To Wind a Center Pull Ball of Yarn in 4 Easy Steps

Center Pull Ball of Yarn Tutorial Graphic

Whether it is a hand-dyed hank or left over bits and bobs from past projects, sooner or later you will need to wrangle your yarn into a workable form. Learn how to wind a center pull ball in four easy steps — no special tools required!

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