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The Kids' Building Workshop: 15 Woodworking Projects for Kids and Parents to Build Together

The Kids' Building Workshop: 15 Woodworking Projects for Kids and Parents to Build Together

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Robertson, Barbara (Author) , Robertson, Craig (Author)

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. 

Includes index.;Presents detailed illustrated instructions for fifteen woodworking projects for kids and parents to build together and includes horse sawhorses, birdhouses, a stool, lemonade stand, and puppet theater. .

Review Quotes:

"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 Tribun

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

Woodshop New

"Bold Graphics and clear instructions..."

Woodshop New

"A practical and enjoyable introduction to the subject."

School Library Journal

 Contributor Bio:Robertson, Barbara
Barbara Robertson is Director of Education at Williams College Museum of Art and designer of Kidspace @ MASS MoCA. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts with her husband Craig.

Contributor Bio:Robertson, Craig
Craig Robertson has been a carpenter and contractor for 12 years. He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts with his wife Barbara.

    ISBN: 1580174884    EAN: 9781580174886
    Publisher: Storey Publishing    
    US SRP: $16.95 US  
    Binding: Paperback
    Copyright Date: 2004
    Pub Date: June 01, 2004
    Physical Info: 0.34" H x 10.0" L x 8.0" W (0.76 lbs) 122 pages
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