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Kids' Building Workshop - ROBERTSON / ROBERTSON

Kids' Building Workshop

Paperback Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9781580174886
Number Of Pages: 136
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old

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Pass the hammer to a new generation! This kid-friendly guide covers the essentials of carpentry, including the proper way to drive a nail, the safe way to drill a hole, and the importance of measuring. You’ll be amazed at how fast your miniature carpenter acquires the skills to complete 15 projects that include game boards, play sets, lemonade stands, birdhouses, equine sawhorses, and more. Young crafters will be ready for the woodshop in no time.

"this is a fantastic family book that will soon have young woodworkers hammering, measuring and sawing with ease, ..."

-Decorating Digest Craft & home Projects

"every project is accessible and will encourage kids of all ages to keep building."

Central Penn Parent

"This can be a great way for parents to bond with their children while doing something educational."


"a clever book..."

Salt Lake Tribune

..".essential woodworking skills that will last a lifetime."

Woodshop News

"Bold Graphics and clear instructions..."

Woodshop News

"A practical and enjoyable introduction to the subject."

School Library Journal

Introductionp. 1
Setting up shop: getting to know your tools
Hammeringp. 6
Sawingp. 10
Furniture Factoryp. 16
Drillingp. 20
You Name Itp. 24
Block Planep. 26
The Perfect Curlp. 28
Measuringp. 30
Checkerboardp. 34
Down to business: building your own projects
String Artp. 40
Twin Birdhousep. 46
Single Birdhousep. 52
Sturdy Stoolp. 56
Cricket Cagep. 62
Perfect Toolboxp. 68
Horse Sawhorsesp. 74
Flip Itp. 82
Allegra's Tablep. 92
Bookhousep. 102
Lemonade Standp. 114
Puppet Theaterp. 126
Indexp. 136
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ISBN: 9781580174886
ISBN-10: 1580174884
Audience: General
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Storey Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 0.84
Weight (kg): 0.42