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For questions concerning methods to restore damaged or time-worn works and materials.
How to use equipment or chemicals in a safe manner.
Taking wood or lumber and making it into a variety of things from carvings to furniture. Woodworking encapsulates many more specific genres like carving, joinery, carpentry, cabinetry and furniture ma…
Questions related to leatherworking
For questions about making, using, and preparing molds used to catch objects. If the question is about a specific type of mold, use that specific tag also, such as [silicone-mold]. For questions about…
Casting, carving and working with plaster, dental stone and similar materials.
For questions about working with acrylic glass such as the popular brand Plexiglass.
For questions about the selection, use and characteristics of cardboard in arts and crafts.
For questions about designing and creating costumes, whether it's for plays, special events, games or cosplay. Questions may be about techniques or materials to use for the intended effect or function…
applied to a surface with pen, brush, or quill. Use this tag for general questions about ink as a substance, or selecting an appropriate ink for a project. See tag …
For questions about canvas and crafts specifically involving canvas.
Specifically for questions about crafts primarily involving ceramics.
For questions about arts and crafts specifically related to charcoal, most commonly its use in drawing implements.
For questions about sketching techniques and materials. Sketching is a type of drawing meant to be an unfinished work, whether for practice or making underlays for other works.
For questions pertaining to the care, quality and usage of paint brushes. For techniques related to painting, please tag 'painting' instead.
Meant for questions regarding the intricacies and difficulties associated with drawing or painting anything that has as face. For medium specific questions, please tag that medium.
For questions about casting of liquid metals, plastics, resins, etc. into a mold or desired shape.
For questions regarding the use and maintenance of pens. You can ask after techniques, corrections, the combination with other materials, calligraphy, and more.
For general questions about wire, or when the type of wire material isn't known. Also use specific tags if the type of metal is known, such as [aluminum] or [steel]. For electrical wiring, also tag wi…
For questions asking for help figuring out the name of or purpose of a known tool. Images are recommended.
generally safe and engaging for children because of the materials and tools used, or because of their difficulty level.
For questions relating to materials and techniques used to create gradated tones on a 2-D surface with pencils
Paper cutting or papercutting refers to the art of cutting paper into designs, and not just the act of cutting paper for any purpose. A variety of papers and tools, such as craft knives, are used to …
Decorative handwritten lettering, produced with ink and a pen or brush
safe for use around food without introducing foodborne illnesses or other non-indigestible chemicals.
For questions about using, storing, mixing or selecting a variety of dyes. Dyes may be used on a variety of objects, not just textiles. If the question is specifically about food coloring dye, use a f…
For questions about modeling clay made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) that is malleable until baked to harden. Popular brands include Sculpey and Kato
For questions about the use of oil pastels, works made using oil pastels in part or whole, and general questions about oil pastels.