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Woodworking for Kids: 40 Fabulous, Fun & Useful Things for Kids to Make
by Kevin McGuire

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Reading Level: Ages 9-12

Paperback, 160 pages
Published by Lark Books
Publication date: September 1994
Dimensions (in inches): 0.43 x 10.00 x 8.54
ISBN: 0806904305


This book by writer and painter Kevin McGuire contains 40 projects designed to be built by kids with the help of an adult. Kevin provides a list of 12 hand tools for a child's tool kit, and how to use each of them. He describes different types of nails and screws, 2 different types of joints, how to trace patterns, and various wood finishes.

The projects include a materials list, safety tips, skill levels, and step by step instructions.

The young woodworker is offered choices of the following projects:

  • Bench Hook
  • Miter Box
  • Bit Bin
  • Tool Box
  • Workbench
  • Balance Beam
  • Rope Ladder
  • Adjustable Stilts
  • Tic-Tac-Toe Game
  • Wooden Pocket Knife
  • Doll's Cradle
  • Bike Rack
  • Hockey Set
  • Display Cabinet
  • Desktop Bookshelf
  • Baseball Hold-All
  • Study Partner
  • Modular Shelf Unit
  • Thumbs-Up Coat Rack
  • Audio-Video Storage Cube
  • Throw Bone
  • House Mouse
  • Bird Box
  • Pet Restaurant
  • Pet Nest
  • Bird Buffet
  • Place-Card Holders
  • Picture Easel
  • Magazine Rack
  • Trivet
  • Key Caddy
  • Crumb Box
  • Cargo Ship
  • Bull-Roarer
  • Lively Snake
  • Folk-Art Sculpture
  • Whistle
  • Leaf Mobile
  • Slit Drum Puppet Theater



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