Last summer, children at JCC Camp Deeny Riback (CDR) got to try their hand at woodworking, thanks to … Maplewoodshop. It was a big hit, according to CDR’s executive director Dana Gottfried, who said it was like “nothing they’ve ever done before.” Read more
A few weeks ago Mike came into the podcast studio where he and I discussed his program, and more importantly, how you can help get a woodworking into your favorite little one’s school or camp program. We were going to include an excerpt in episode 169, but in the end, we decided that The Maplewoodshop deserved your full undivided attention.
On this episode, I talk with Mike from Maplewoodshop. I recently took a course with Mike to learn how to use hand tools in woodworking and more about this great venture to bring woodworking back to the forefront of lifelong learning. This was a great conversation with Mike and he shared some awesome resources to check out!
MAKE MAGAZINE awarded Maplewoodshop 4 awards at the 2017 World Maker Faire in NYC.
Mr. Schloff outlined the benefits of the program and posed a question to the board as to whether they remember a woodworking project they made while in school, versus if they remember a paper they had written that same year. There were multiple calls of yes and smiles when asked to recall a woodworking project, but not so many to the papers.
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Want to get your kids away from their electronic screens? Heck, want to get yourself away from your electronic screens? Maplewoodshop may be just the ticket.
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