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Getting ready for tonight…

Good luck Mandy 🙂

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Pamper Evening

If you can make it,  don’t forget the Pamper and Treats evening tonight at St. Wilfred’s Church Hall, Longridge, from 7:30pm. Mandy will be showcasing her jewellery, crochet and handmade Xmas decorations. Pop by and say hello. Go on… treat yourself :-).

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Finished items…

A trio of spoons for Dave and Sarah, made from Crab Apple A duo of hearts for the pamper evening tomorrow. Handcarved from Hornbeam. And a sextet of Hazel buttons for Una’s cardigan…

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Taking a break…

Ok, so I’ve finished 2 out of the 3 Lovespoons I’m currently making from Apple wood and thought I’d have a break and make… what else but another spoon! This is my “cake mix” spoon and was carved from Hornbeam. Known as “Iron Wood”, it’s dense nature makes it difficult to carve when seasoned but […]

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Primitive Crafts’ Online Shop is open!

Welcome to the online home of Primitive Crafts, where you can now buy our handmade items directly using Paypal. Unfortunately we are only set up to sell to the United Kingdom at the moment, if you are an overseas visitor and would like to purchase anything please contact us with your requirements and we will […]

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Testing links to Facebook & Twitter

Testing the links for Facebook & Twitter on the new shop 🙂

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My view on the Forestry Festival 21st July 2013

On Sunday we decided to go to the Forestry Festival, run by Cumbria Woodlands and hosted on the Estate of Hutton-in-the-Forest. It was billed as a gathering of all things wood-related for foresters, traditional woodland workers and the whole family. The weather was perfect (if not a little too hot for the chainsaw workers) and […]

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Carving

Carving is a source of joy to the artist… To attack the raw material, gradually to extract a shape out of it following one’s own desire, or, sometimes the inspiration of the material itself: this gives the sculptor great joy. In carving, material and thought are linked by the hand alone; thus the raw material […]

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