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Are you looking for the best arts and crafts products on the market? Check out some of our arts and crafts reviews below whether you are trying to entertain young children or just want to undertake a fun weekend project for yourself. Arts and crafts can be a great way to pass the time and keep young children intellectually stimulated without relying on fancy technological gadgets. There is a lot of different directions you can go, whether you want to buy some basic supplies like watercolors and crayons to create drawings and paintings, or things like plaster of Paris to design sculptures. The world is your oyster when it comes to fun arts and crafts.

The 5 Best Scissor Sharpeners [Ranked]

Scissor sharpeners are tools that are used to keep scissor blades sharp. Scissor sharpeners can be simple manual devices such as a sharpening stone or they can be complex electric machines or something in between.How do they work?Scissor sharpeners generally use a type of stone to sharpen in which the blade of the scissors is dragged […]

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The 5 Best Paper Cutter Trimmers [Ranked]

Paper trimmers are crafting tools for exactly cutting paper materials (Source). In this post, we examine five of the best-selling paper cutters.   That said, our quick pick if you need a heavy-duty trimmer for materials like cork, chipboard, vinyl, foam, burlap paper, and cardstock layers, check out the Fiskars Rotary Trimmer. For lighter-duty paper-cutting applications, the Fiskars 12 […]

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The 5 Best Hand Planes [Ranked]

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Hand planes in olden times were indispensable woodworking tools. They were always on hand to shape, smooth, and straighten any piece of wood in your home or workshop. Carpenters would haul an entire tool chest of specialty planes. Nowadays power tools like belt sanders, power planers, jointers, and belt sanders perform manual planning tasks much, much faster, […]

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The 5 Best Whittling Knives [Ranked]

In this post, we examine 5 of the best-selling whittling knives. Our top recommendation is the Morakniv whittling knife. Click here to jump to the video review.  Whittling is the art of carving shapes out of blocks or pieces of wood. While there are multiple knives for wood carving, whittling knives (or pocket knives) are generally straight […]

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The 5 Best Online Knitting Classes [Ranked]

In this post we examine 5 of the best-selling Udemy knitting courses. If you’re looking to learn how to knit online from a reputable instructor, Udemy and it’s money back guarantee can be a great resource. Our top pick is the Knitting Crash Course, taught by Emily Woodhouse. She says it’s the perfect course for “brand […]

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The 5 Best Wood Carving Tools [Ranked]

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In this post, we examine 5 of the best-selling wood carving tools on the market.  Wood carving tools are sharp, bladed instruments with either plastic or wood handles that allow woodcarvers to sculpt and carve wood. Good tool sets give users a variety of blade tips for various woodworking needs (Source).How do they work?These tools come […]

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The 5 Best Self-Healing Cutting Mats [Ranked]

Self-Healing Mats

Self healing cutting mats (also known as fabric cutting boards) provide a protective cutting surface that ‘magically’ recovers from cuts (Source). They’re generally 3 mm thick and built from layered PVC plastic with inch/metric markings as well as grid lines for orienting your crafts projects (Source). Buyers range from sewers, crafts professionals, quilters, photo croppers, and art […]

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The 5 Best Wood Burning Pen Tool Kits [Ranked]

Wood Burning Pen Tool Kits

A wood burning pen kit is a basic tool-  it’s a device with a removable tip through which heat is transferred (Source).  These wood burning pens provide adjustable temperatures for writing on different surface materials and different tips to produce different effects (Source).  The most common surface is wood, but they can also work on surface materials […]

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The 5 Best Tattoo Power Supplies [Ranked]

The tattoo power supplies we examined enable you to connect both your shader and liner and toggle between both with a switch flip (Source). This means both are powered up on stand-by, ready to go- a real time saver (Source). They generally ship with foot pedals and clip cords. One interesting differentiation is that the TMXX and […]

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