Railfaning on the Staten Island Railway at Pleasant Plains in the snow

Railfaning on the Staten Island Railway at Pleasant Plains in the snow

Model Railroading – A Many-Sided Hobby

Model railroading needs a lot of work, you must have a lot of patience, it also develops creative and technical properties. It’s a very interesting hobby indeed.

Paper Quilling For Beginners

There are a lot of shapes that one can create out of strips of paper. In paper quilling, using a quilling tool, paper strips are rolled, coiled, fringed, crimped, pinched, and then glued that is put together to create a design, figure or a completely amazing artwork!

3 Tips on How to Make Your House Smell Good

I’m going to give you 3 tips on how to make your house smell good all the time. We all want our homes to smell good for many reasons. Maybe you have company coming over, or maybe you’re a clean freak. Whatever the reason may be, it feels good to have a good smelling house.

How To Make Soy Candles For Hobby or Business

Learn how to make soy candles as a hobby or to start your own soy candle making business! Soy candles are an environmentally friendly alternative to paraffin wax candles (the kind you normally buy in the stores) and burn up to twice as long! Whether for a hobby or home based business, soy candles are a great way to go!

Sewing Machines: How to Use a Sewing Machine

Using a sewing machine is easier than it seems. With all their hooks, bobbins, knobs and accessories, it can be hard to know where to start. Once you learn how to do a straight stitch, you can try more complex techniques and start new projects.

Things to Consider When Purchasing Your New RC Boat

When you are looking for your new RC boat, what do you need to know? The article provides the key information to consider before jumping into your new hobby.

The Therapeutic Benefits of Scented Candles

The use of aromatherapy candles can be traced back to ancient civilizations. This time honored practice is now experiencing a resurgence in the best spas money can buy. However, the therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy candles can be enjoyed by you for a fraction of the cost of spa treatments. Even more importantly, aromatherapy candles can be used to assist in treating many of our modern day ailments.

Where to Find Inspiration for Rubber Stamping

When I go on fishing trips, mountain hikes, a walk in a park, or sometimes just sitting in my back yard, I always have a camera with me. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but a digital one is the most convenient for obvious reasons. I snap pictures of different elements of nature.

Basic Woodworking Shop Tools – The Table Saw

Some of the basic woodworking shop tools are the table saw, the band saw, the router, and the drill press. Keep in mind that these are only the very basic tools, others include a miter saw, a sander, and a bench grinder just to name a few. For now we will be focusing on the table saw. For most shops/garages, one of the main woodworking shop tools is the table saw.

Finding The Perfect Christmas Ornament Crafts

I’m a sentimental gal. When Christmas rolls around I love to pull out the Christmas ornament crafts and reminisce about each one. My boys are still in elementary school, but our tree is full of little crafts we did when they were younger. (… I can’t imagine what it will look like years from now?!) I might have to get another tree!