Woodworking Classes for 6th-8th Graders

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Design and build your own project.

Choose from samples or concept your own learning about design constraints, joinery and prototyping.

 

Week:

  1. Learn to use a saw safely and concept your design
  2. Create sketch and make your 3D prototype; decide on joints needed
  3. Lay out shapes needed on project materials; rough cut parts
  4.  Rough cut parts
  5. Start joinery; learn associated tools such as planes, hammers, screwdrivers, dowel based joinery
  6. Progress on joinery getting each piece to work; learn to deal with issues as they arise (and they always do :) )
  7. Dry fit parts; glue up and or final join
  8. Finish project with natural oil, shellac, or polyurathane

 

Class is limited to 8 students.