Toys provide children with a safe way to explore the world around them and with multiple opportunities to learn at their own pace. Since our earliest ancestors invented games with pebbles and sticks, toys have had an important place in the educational process of kids. Even today, when our kids are addicted to screens, simple wooden … Continue reading Woodworking for Education: More Hands on Work, Less Electronics
These days, it is rare to walk into someone's home and see a pendulum clock. Besides the beauty of pendulum clocks, these types of clocks are still among the most accurate timepieces a person can own. We dive into the history of our new featured product. How Pendulum Clocks Operate In 1656, Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch scientist … Continue reading Featured Product: Pendulum Clock Movements
Unlike functional carpentry, such as building tables, chairs and cabinets, wood art requires some rather specialized tools. One of our favorite devices for creating astonishingly beautiful art is the scroll saw. This machine takes ordinary carpentry to sublime levels, especially if you have exactly the right scroll saw blade for your project at hand. Customer … Continue reading Create Unique Wood Art with Scroll Saw Blades
You can spend hours creating your own design for a delightful wood model of your favorite vehicle, just check out our extensive list of new and existing plans and patterns. Our brands of wood model plans allow you to create a well-crafted product for sale or gifting. New Featured Product: Woodworking Plans for Cars and Trucks Bear … Continue reading New for 2017 Woodworking Plans Now in Stock!
Humans have been tracking the sun and moon across the sky and assigning numbers as representations of time for thousands of years. Did you ever stop to think why clocks and time are so fascinating to us? From the stone obelisks of the ancient Egyptians and Sumerians to today's modern digital timepieces, the history of … Continue reading What Makes a Clock Tick? The History and the Mechanisms Behind Clocks
Styles come and go, but timepieces are forever! You may have seen the trend towards big clocks recently -- gorgeous, oversized wall clocks that become a focal point of any room. One of our Bear Woods customers recently told us about a great idea that we wanted to share with you: they started hosting painting … Continue reading Host a Painting Class Featuring Trendy Big Clocks
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Bear Woods Supply Company is excited to announce the newest additions to our inventory: clock inserts and sweep motion clocks. Get yours today!