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By Guest Blogger Doug Turner of Turner Custom Furniture
If you start looking for them, you’ll find QR codes everywhere these days, and for good reason: they are a really easy way for tech savvy smart phone users to get information quickly about brands, products and services. And believe it or not, they are free and very easy to create. I’ll post a link at the end of this article to a free QR code generator.
The image above is a QR code. To use it, you’ll need a phone or device (I-pad etc) capable of downloading and using apps. Search for “QR code reader” on any smart phone or device, and install it. There are many QR code readers, and they all work in slightly different ways. A scan of the image above will bring up my profile on CustomMade.com.
QR codes can be used for many purposes, such as:
Creative uses for QR codes abound. Here are a few:
These are just a few ideas. I’m sure you can think of many more, but the point is, get creative. Here’s a free and easy QR code generator:
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Cut nails and a clever lid clinch a traditional Japanese toolbox
The Shakers had this diminutive design pegged
Fast, fun approach to making a comfortable, casual seat
In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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