Celebrate in Style with a Wooden Bow TieComments (0)
Raid your scrap bin and create some dressy accessories that express what’s beautiful and fun about woodworking.
By Tim Snyder
Like many of my woodworker friends, I’m a lot more comfortable in jeans and a t-shirt than I am in fancy clothes. Not long ago, I discovered a foolproof way to make formal occasions more enjoyable—with a dress-up item from my own workshop. Wooden ties are fun to make, fun to wear, and great to give as gifts. A quick pick through your scrap bin will probably yield enough material for several ties. The only other ingredients are some adjustable straps, double-stick tape, decorative fabric, and varnish (see Buyer’s Guide, p. 64). So turn the page, and let’s make some ties!
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