Category:Item Crafting

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Many BDSM explorers enjoy making their own implements to use for BDSM Scenes rather than purchasing from BDSM Vendors.

Types of Crafting[edit | edit source]

Crafting BDSM specific items often draws from several different skill sets such as:

  • Sewing and Weaving
  • Leatherworking
  • Woodworking
  • Blacksmithing
  • Copper and Brass Smithing
  • Machining

Consider reviewing some free resources on these subjects here.

Why Craft?[edit | edit source]

Reasons for doing so usually include one or more of the following:

  • Economy Making one's own toys can often be less monetarily expensive than purchasing a product from a merchant.
  • Customization Many crafters prefer to have special materials or other customizations that will personalize an item for the user.
  • Spiritual Many who utilize Spiritualism as part of their BDSM practices will wish to imbue their items with a bit of personal touch or energy.

“A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.” ~Louis Nizer[1]

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