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I'm interested in any relevant information/rites on this subject that reflect

  • intentions for success
  • gratitude for skill or aptitude or having an able body (ESPECIALLY interested in this)
  • blessings over completed works
  • rituals for making general daily items
  • rituals for making specific liturgical objects (mezuzah, tefillot, etc)
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In general we only make blessing on commandments. Since there are no commandments to make physical objects (except for sifrei Torah, mezuzot, tfilin), I am not aware of such blessings before making objects.

However a Jew recites blessings every morning to thank God for keeping him alive, giving him a functioning body, eyes to see, legs to walk, being healthy, etc.

Some examples from the morning prayer service

I offer thanks to You, living and eternal King, for You have mercifully restored my soul within me; Your faithfulness is great.

Praised are You, Lord our God King of the universe, who with wisdom fashioned the human body, creating openings, arteries, glands and organs, marvelous in structure, intricate in design. Should but one of them, by being blocked or opened, fail to function, it would be impossible to exist. Praised are you, Lord, healer of all flesh who sustains our bodies in wondrous ways.

Praised are You, Lord our God King of the universe, who with wisdom fashioned the human body, creating openings, arteries, glands and organs, marvelous in structure, intricate in design. Should but one of them, by being blocked or opened, fail to function, it would be impossible to exist. Praised are you, Lord, healer of all flesh who sustains our bodies in wondrous ways.

Blessed are you, Hashem, our G-d and king of the world, who opens [the eyes of] the blind.

Blessed are you, Hashem, our G-d and king of the world, who straightens the bent.

The laws of writing holy texts on parchments (tefilin, mezuzot, sefer Torah) are complex. There is no specific blessing on the object but a scribe writing a mezuzah will make a declaration that he is doing it for the sake of the holiness of the mezuzah (see e.g., here) and not just writing for the sake of it.

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