Gift Project This Hand Made Set Of Chopsticks Will Make A Great Non Traditional Gift For The Sushi Lover On Your Christmas List
Gift project this hand made set of chopsticks will make a great non traditional gift for the sushi lover on your christmas list is post about Magazine bookmarked by ben with ID 12262729905 was uploaded on 02-03-2019 and has been viewed 198,949 times.
Chop Sticks Photos by Rob Brown If you're anything like me you're always looking for a simple, unique holiday gift to make for friends and relatives.There are lots of projects that play a Christmas carol, hang on a tree, or involve Santa Claus, but this one does none of those things.
Although sushi isn't a Christmas staple (though I think it should be), your gift will transcend the holiday and be enjoyed all year round.Making chopsticks is a great way to use some of that exotic wood you've been hoarding.
With a little planning, you can use off-cuts from different projects.Dense, non-porous woods work best, with straight grained stock.Hard maple, rosewood, African blackwood and jatoba are some of my favourites.
Don't go any softer than black cherry, or the chopsticks will flex while in use and feel like a cheap set of disposable ones.If you really want to get fancy you can laminate a number of species together.
Size and Style of ChopsticksWhen settling on a size it's a good idea to have a look at different chopsticks and see how they feel while you use them.A slight change in length or thickness will affect how they feel...