11 Amazing Clever Uses For Horse Hair
1. A violin/cello bow.
Let’s start with the classic use for horse hair. It’s easy to forget just how clever it is to use a horse’s tail hair to make some of the most beautiful music in the world.
2. Horse hair bracelets.
Braiding horse hair allows you to put together interesting patterns that can then be turned into bracelets.
We love the style of these bracelets; simple, neat and wonderful.
3. A horse hair cross.
This relatively simple project makes use of some braided horse hair. For the more pious of you, this is a fantastic way to feel close to your horse while also feeling close to your religion.
4. Horse hair earrings.
Beautiful, simple and elegant – these earrings look excellent. Horse hair can also be dyed to give it a little bit more design character.
5. A horse hair handbag.
Horse hair can be woven into a highly durable fabric. This handbag is a fantastic example of the design possibility of horse hair – often overlooked and forgotten.
6. Horse Hair Tassles.
Of the easiest things to do with old horse hair is to turn it into a tassle. Tassles can be used for a number of things, but most often they’re decorative, bringing a little reminder of your horse into your day.
7. Wristwatch straps.
Although horse hair isn’t used very regularly, it can be a very versatile material. These watch straps are decorated with braided horse hair.
8. Horse Hair Pottery.
Applying horse hair to an un-fired pot can have exquisite results once you do fire it. This is an old technique that results in complex, beautiful works.
9. Horse Hair Jewellery.
We love this idea; setting little cuts of your horses hair into resin to create charms for necklaces.
Believe it or not, horse hair was often used for upholstery. It’s shine and durability gave it a unique appeal.
11. Let birds build nests with it.
A clever, fun little way to use your left over horse hair is to leave it in piles for the birds to pick up.
They’ll take it back to build their nest. If you’re observant and patient enough, you’ll be able to watch the process.
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How To Build A Custom Shed
Building a custom shed with Central Steel Build is a streamlined and simplified process. We endeavor to make the building process as easy and hassle free as possible.
Below the stages of building any custom designed shed are listed below.
Stage 1 – developing a concept
Firstly you must come up with the perfect idea and concept for your custom building. In this stage it is important to take into account all factors such as site conditions, permit laws applying and practicality of your structure. Think about how you would like to use the building and work around this purpose to create the ideal concept.
Stage 2 – Working with your architect
After coming up with your ideas it will be necessary to find an architect to work with on your project. Having a good architect to take care of your project is critical when building a custom designed building.
Central Steel Build works in with client’s architects to achieve your desired result.
Stage 3 – Find a builder
After teaming up with your architect you need to tackle the task of finding an appropriate builder for your structure. The builder will have to be able to easily work with highly customizable frames and designs. It is worth researching past jobs done similar to your own as a conveyance of the builder’s ability to construct your project.
Stage 4 – Get qoutes
After finding some potential builders it is time to get some quotes from them. When comparing quotes ensure you know exactly what the company is offering. Sometimes if one quote is a lot cheaper than others it infers that something is missing, or the building will be of lesser quality.
Stage 5 – Build your custom structure
After deciding on a builder to construct your project it is time to start the engineering and construction of your custom building. This stage involves sufficient communication between your architect and builder to prevent misinterpretation of details.