How to Find a Hobby Lobby Craft in Your Backyard

You have a hobby and you have a job.

If you are a craftsman, you are not a craftsperson, so you may want to make sure you can get an idea of how you can work with your hobby, craft, and job.

It’s the way the craftsmen used to do things, so that makes sense, right? 

But what if you have an idea you want to try out?

What if you are just not sure where to start?

Well, that’s what I’m going to cover here. 

I’m going out on a limb here, but if you follow the directions below, you may end up in your backyard, making something that is not something you have done before.

The following is the best way to get started.


Go to your local craft store.

This is where you can buy a few things.

Some are great.

Some might be not so great.

If your hobby is a hobby, it’s a good idea to check it out, as many hobby stores have craft and craft supplies that you can use. 


Go online.

There are many online crafts stores that will sell supplies you can’t find anywhere else.

You can find supplies on craigslist, Etsy, or Amazon.

These places are great for finding cheap supplies. 


Check out the craft store’s website.

Do you see the name of the store on the back of their website?

If so, that is where your hobby might be found.

It might also help to check their Facebook page to see if there are any announcements, so if you need some inspiration, you can check that out. 


Start with a project.

I would suggest starting with a simple project.

The best thing you can do is get a friend to help you. 


Talk with a professional.

Some crafts stores will provide information about other crafts.

This can be helpful if you want more information about what materials are available or how to assemble your project. 


Do a survey.

Have someone else help you assemble the project.

A survey would be helpful for any hobby, and it would show you what materials you can find, where to find them, and how to make the project even better. 


Do some research.

This might be the most important part of this process, so do some research and do a survey, or ask for help from other craftspeople. 


Have fun!

The best part is that you are starting from scratch and you don’t have to worry about things that you don,t want to do.

You don’t need a lot of equipment or skills to make your own crafts. 

These are the basic steps I took, but you might want to take them a little further. 


Go shopping.

If the craft shop you go to is in your area, there is probably a store that will stock things you can purchase. 

You can also search online and do some searches.

You might find a hobby shop that sells materials, or maybe you will stumble upon a craft shop that makes stuff. 

The best way is to start with something simple, like a simple piece of metal. 

Find a craft store that sells metal and metal parts and accessories, and shop there. 

Shop around.

Many stores will sell things that are inexpensive or easy to find. 

If you find a great hobby store, you might also find other things you could be interested in. 

A lot of these things are just basic things, like some tools and some supplies, and some things are expensive. 

When you are shopping, make sure to ask the store for help. 

Try to pick something that you like, and if it doesn’t fit into the list, ask for advice. 

Some stores will offer some advice, or offer to give you free samples. 

Be patient.

There will be times where you need to take something and do something else, but it is good to keep trying until you find something that fits your needs. 

Make your own. 

This is where things get a little complicated.

You may need to make something. 

Here are some things that I made and bought in my hobby shop. 

Materials: Metal and metal part 1×4 8mm 6-inch nails (optional) Cordless drill Plastic cutting board 3x1x2 8-inchx8-foot (optional, but good) Cutting board Dremel 2x4x2 screws Tape measure Wood glue Scissors Hobby Lobby Crafts Stainless steel screwdriver Dye Dryer A drill press 1-gallon bucket Pliers Hand saw Wooden chisel Sandpaper T-shirt holder Bucket of sand Small container for sand 2-gallop bucket Scraper Drainer 2 x 3-inch-wide metal spools