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Can you teach by telling, or by doing, or both?
Here are some examples we thought you might enjoy -finger knitting, cordage making, making a saw horse and making a super simple shave horse.
Finger knitting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3BEgP5s9Pg
Saw Horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFuTBNtaS6w
Shave horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrwERnyXtqE
Do you have ideas for making that you would like to share? Photograph the result or film the lesson and share it with us.
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