Jacks Crafts

About Me at JacksCrafts.com

Howdy all and Welcome

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My name is Jack Shreves (aka CraftyJack) owner of JacksCrafts.com. I was born in Muncie Indiana, you can see more about my home town here. That is a picture of me and a former co-worker on Halloween (2015). I was the sheriff that day. I am now retired from the Defense Commissary in Indianapolis, Indiana. I retired a little early so I could devote all my time to making things.

I enjoy making personalized handmade gifts for people. My style is definitely vintage and rustic,
I try to make things look old and antique -ish. For about 20 years I have been mounting printed signs and posters onto wood. But more recently I have gotten into CNC carvings and engravings on wood. I found that these CNC  machines ran into many thousands of dollars to buy so I learned how to build my own from scratch.  The one  I made will carve a piece over 4 ft. wide by 2 ft. tall.

My Shop is my home.

My niece Erin (aka SuperGirl) and I have teamed up in our Crafting Adventure. She brings a lot to the table, well this next picture shows where my dining room table used to be.

I do use modern technology like printers and electric routers to make my artwork, but I also use old school stuff like hand rubbed stains and sandpaper to treat the wood projects and I use an old fashioned candle to hand burn the paper borders.

Most of the CNC engravings we do take an hour to 2 hours just to do the carving, but it is worth it. We have received so many nice comments from customers it makes it all worthwhile. 

Meet the Team

Jack & Erin

jack and erin at the sale 05 04 2017

Contact us for any reason

email jackscrafts2 at gmail.com

Thanks for visiting Jacks Crafts

Your go to place when you want your friends to feel  special. 

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