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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2005 09:10:31 AM »

how about mosaics? those are fun and unisex
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« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2005 11:00:32 PM »

err sorry for my unspecificness-- but maybe decorate a plain belt buckle, make your own belt out of paper/fabric/poptabs/whathaveyou or perhaps you could dive into leather working a bit? if you've got a leather shop around you,  or if you're not adverse to ordering online (I recommend http://www.tandyleather.com/) you could get a blank belt and some basic leather working tools... and then tool your own belt.. or paint it or something like that
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« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2005 11:51:24 AM »

Extremely cool project if you have alot of bottle caps lying around...
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=8870.0
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« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2005 01:57:05 PM »

What kind of crafts are you into? Anything can be variable.  Do some shirt transfers... buy some wood, a Dremel and a woodburner and let your mind run wild... as for leather- there are woodburners that come with leather attachments that you could play with... go get some old, beat up furniture and stain or paint, tape off designs and go that route... I don't know.

That's a REALLY general question, man- you have to be more specific!
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« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2005 12:56:10 PM »

I'm not sure what your personal style is but you could make leather wrist cuffs (um, not the BDSM ones, the "plain" ones unless you WANT the BDSM kind).  I really like artfuldodger's idea of stencilling a manly image on a t-shirt.  The belt buckle was a good idea too. 

You could wear the shirt, belt buckle and a great pair of jeans and go out to pick up craftster-ettes.  They would eat you up!

But hey, keep crafting for your girlfriend/female friends...they won't let you go if you do! Grin

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« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2005 08:54:02 PM »

So are we the only 2 guys on all of craftster? 

I feel your pain, bro!  I found this site a couple of weeks ago and made a purse book for my sweetie for Valentines Day. 

As for manly ideas...
 if you can sew, customize a jean jacket by sewing a bandana onto the back panel.  My Ben & Jerry's cows got a lot of compliements.

I just finished making a cufflink case from a cigar box.  I used "ring foam" I got cheap on ebay.  It's a bunch of foam strips covered with vinyl that's used in jewelry displays.  Works great for cufflinks, too.

I had this idea a while ago, but never did it:  take a bunch of CD cases and put pictures / fancy paper/ wrapping paper / keepsakes/random stuff in them.  Hang them in a line or grid on the wal for cheap wall artl.  I thought velcro dots would let you easily rearrange them when you got bored with the design.

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« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2005 04:44:18 PM »

renaissanceguy,

Good stuff. I did the same sort of thing w/ a cigar box. AT a thrift shop, I found a pair of LARGE tights in a crushed velvet fabric. Reddish burgundy. I glued it to some cardboard and lined the top and bottom of a cigar box.  Now Ive got a cool box for my vintage and modern watches.

As for all who asked what type of crafts Im into.
I like to sew
I can draw
I've also got access to a table saw
And I have a dark room too....

Still looking for that perfect item to make!



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« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2005 04:58:52 AM »

There's always the Care Bears costume!!!  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=15970.0

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« Reply #18 on: March 03, 2005 12:48:07 PM »

Well, I'm not a crafty guy but I have made a few items that my hubby has enjoyed.  

One was a 'manly' travel toiletries bag.  He was going to be spending a week at a training with some his coworkers.  They were training in an old prison (he's a correctional officer)  They were sleeping on cots in the prison chapel and using an old locker room to take showers.  He was moaning around because he said that he would never live it down if he had to take my leopard print toiletries bag.  So, I bought some camo fabric, cut some clear vinyl to line it with so that he wouldn't have to worry about leaks  and added a drawstring top.  Viola - manly travel bag.

I have recently branched out into trying a few stencils and my husband like one of them so well that he has requested I do the same pattern on a shirt for him.  He loves anything 80's and thought that this Gene Simmons stencil was cool.



it's a modified version of a pumpkin stencil.
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« Reply #19 on: May 05, 2005 11:37:16 PM »

I sure do love a crafty guy. I too am looking for fun crafts to make FOR a guy. Guys are hard.
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