Craft

Trash Tutorial: Fire Starter

Trash Tutorial: Fire Starter

We’ve got another trash tutorial for you! Toilet paper seems to be a hot topic these days, but what do you do with the roll when you finish? If you find yourself throwing away these little...
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Trash Tutorial: Coffee Hand Scrub

Trash Tutorial: Coffee Hand Scrub

With the current pandemic, many of us are reducing the number of trips we take to the store, and trying to stretch our resources as best we can. But what about food waste? Did you know that many of...
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Log Hewing

Log Hewing

Curator Barry Stiles takes us through the process of hand-hewing a log. All log cabins in this region of the mountains were made of hewn logs. This was a process for squaring-off logs to make...
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Simple Homemade Cloth Napkins

Simple Homemade Cloth Napkins

In this day and age, disposable items have become a way of life. So much so, that when there is a shortage of items, it becomes a major inconvenience for us. We often don’t stop to think about how...
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Upcycled Yarn

Upcycled Yarn

Looking for a weekend project, but your craft stores are still closed? Try recycling those pesky plastic grocery bags into yarn! These plastic strips can be used like any other string in knitting,...
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Homemade Cotton Mask Sewing Tutorial

Homemade Cotton Mask Sewing Tutorial

With the shortage of masks, here is a simple tutorial on how to make a double layer cotton mask. Please note, these masks are still more porous than the recommended N95 masks, but can still help...
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