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January 6, 2014

Shorter days and cool temperatures offer more time for indoor pastimes and hobbies. It’s a perfect opportunity to start up a project, something that speaks to your creative side, and presents a challenge, large or small, that you can lose yourself in for a few hours.

There are hundreds of hobbies from which to choose, and you may already have your favourites lined up for the season. With all the press that eco-decorating has claimed over the past years, and rightly so, it seemed appropriate to turn to one of the most essential and eco-friendly materials on the planet — wood — and see what I could do with that. Although I am by no means a carpenter, once I did a little research, ideas began to rush in and capture my interest.

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