Teaches boys and girls ages 8 and up basic carpentry skills through easy-to-make projects: bird feeder, sailboat, tie rack, flower box, and 11 more. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations.
Instructions for making fifteen different articles from wood, with information on materials and tools and general directions for any woodworking project.
Instructions for making fifteen different articles from wood, with information on materials and tools and general directions for any woodworking project.
An expanded and redesigned craft book for youngsters introduces the tools and techniques of woodworking and provides instructions for nearly forty projects. Original.
Projects: Wood sanding, wood oiling, tops I: precut disks, tops II: kid-cut disks, key chain, wood matching, puzzles I: precut blanks, puzzles II: kid cut blanks, how to make lost puzzle pieces, sculpture, pencil holder, furniture, film canisters: airplanes, rafts and people, wooden airplanes, "mom" sign with nail lettering, "dad" sign with hole lettering, magic sieve, camera obscura, magnet post, nail puzzle, boats, balloon boat, hovercraft, tic-tac-toe, nail board, camping stool, mr. bee, basic box, tool or planter box, fire drill, personal ping-pong, yahoo stick, flipper, marble roll, pegged box, branch box, glockenspiel, do-nothing-machine, step stool, whirlpool bottles, thumb piano, wheeled vehicles, kaleidoscope, "log" cabin, sailboat letter holder, whale sculpture, magnet pendulum, stilts, bird feeder, climbing bear, rope machine, just a "nuf."
Learning to be a maker has never been more fun. Full-color cartoons and drawings lead you through the steps needed for making a wizard wand, a sanding block, a charging station for your phone or tablet, and a sturdy box with a hidden compartment. You'll learn how to choose and use the right tools, measure and cut properly, sand, glue, and finish your woodworking projects to make them look great. This is the perfect guide for young people who want to do woodworking at home, at school, or at a local makerspace. It teaches fundamental skills and unlocks creativity. No prior experience or knowledge of tools is required. Everything you need to know is explained in the text and cartoons. This easy-to-follow guide is suitable for all ages. It features: Lavish cartoons and line artStep-by-step instructions with full-color artProjects that are fun and usefulBasic skills, handy tips, and safety precautions Woodworking is the most universally useful of crafts. In this book, young adults will learn to work successfully with standard hand tools found in any garage or basement workshop and in any school shop class. The skills learned here will unlock a lifetime of useful skills and satisfying accomplishments.
A step-by-step guide to making simple wooden toys and games with the help of little hands.
This amazing title instructs young readers on how to shape wooden objects based on their own, unique ideas. Kids will explore this exciting and popular field by learning a few basic techniques of woodworking and what tools to use, which they can then experiment with in safe and accessible projects. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce kids to furniture makers and builders and to different styles in woodworking.
Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts, and more! In this super-fun book, Todd Davis—extreme sports athlete and host of HGTV's Over Your Head—presents 25 awesome projects for dads to build with their kids. Busy dads can choose projects that range from simple to challenging and take anywhere from five minutes to a full weekend. Readers are given all the directions they need to grab materials that can be found around the house or at the local hardware store and get to work banging up a sweet BMX ramp or half-pipe, building a tree house or tire swing, or throwing together a slip-and-slide or tie-dye station for an afternoon of fun. With plenty of color photographs, easy-to-follow instructions, and detailed illustrations, Handy Dad is chock-full of creative and inexpensive ways to keep kids (and dads) entertained for hours.
Loaded with fun pursuits from fill-in-the-blanks to journaling, this book inspires kids to write and illustrate details of their lives and thoughts. Activities include taking personality quizzes, imagining the perfect job, and more.
Here is the ideal introduction to the educational, fun-filled hobby of stamp collecting--the most popular hobby in the world. With pictures of more than 1,100 stamps from over 200 countries (and spaces for at least 1,500 more!), this inexpensive album and guide also contains many useful hints and tips on building a collection, as well as an easy-to-use Stamp Identifier Table, Glossary, and Index.
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Presents twenty-nine projects with complete instructions for making items ranging from decorative or servicable items to toys and models
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Build some family fun--in the woodshop! What could be better than spending some quality time with your kids? How about spending time with them in the woodshop? Perfect for any woodworker with kids, Build It with Dad features 22 woodworking projects that kids of all ages will love. These easy-to-make projects will help you teach your kids how to correctly and safely use fundamental tools such as handsaws, hammers, screwdrivers, tape measures, and cordless drills. Best of all, they'll have fun doing it! Projects include: Fun fantasy sword Working trebuchet Bird feeder Tabletop foosball game Display shelf for collectibles Candy dispenser And many other toys, games and gadgets! Woodworking is a great way to teach kids about using tools, instill a good work ethic, build self-confidence, and simply spend time together as a family. Complete with measured drawings and step-by-step color photos, the projects in this book will give kids creative skills and family memories they'll value the rest of their lives.
Presents woodworking projects and essentials, including how to drive a nail, the safe way to drill and hole, and the importance of measuring throughout the project.
Kids can transform ordinary household items into fun-filled science projects. They'll experience the satisfaction of recycling as well as the thrill of creativity with dozens of charmingly illustrated activities. Projects range from starting an ant colony and building a birdbath to growing potatoes, herbs, and sunflowers to making puppets, kites, and candles.
This book provides ideas and inspiration for basic woodwork skills for children aged 3-6. Organized into 3 levels of competence: beginning - sanding, using rulers to measure wood; emerging skills - mini hand drill, hammer and nails; developing competence - screw driver, mini hacksaw, advanced - pliers, glue guns. Includes practical advice on tools and how to use them (both real and play/pretend tools), construction materials (where to source and store), safety issues, role of the adult, where to site the woodworking area in the setting, key vocabulary and decorating/painting wood. Children's physical development as well as knowledge of the world, and mathematical development will all benefit from these activities.

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