Win a Complete Woodworking Starter Kit for Your Young Maker!
Imagine your little one building their own stilts, a tic-tac-toe board, or even an easy-up tent for the backyard. With a copy of Wood Shop and this complete kids’ woodworking starter kit, your young maker will have everything they need to build those projects and more!
One lucky prize winner will receive all the tools an aspiring carpenter needs to start measuring, hammering, and building their own creations. The set comes with a copy of Wood Shop, which will teach your young woodworker how to build 17 cool and useful projects with easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographed instructions. Give the gift of a lifelong skill with this all-in-one kids’ woodworking starter kit perfect for tinkerers, young crafters, and aspiring creators.
The Woodworking Starter Kit Includes:
- 1 copy of Wood Shop ($19.95)
- 1 Black & Decker portable lithium ion drill ($49.00)
- 1 Stanley tape measure, 12ft (perfect for small hands) ($7.97)
- 1 set of six diamond tip screwdrivers ($17.73)
- 1 pair of impact resistant safety glasses for kids ($7.49)
- 1 Estwig hammer with shock reduction grip ($31.97)
- 1 Irwin Tools combination woodworking square ($12.99)
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by Margaret Larson
Come on, kids: grab a hammer, step up to the workbench, and get ready to measure, saw, drill, and make cool things! Wood Shop is an exciting introduction for today’s kids to an age-old tradition: building with wood.
With step-by-step photographs and clear instructions, aspiring woodworkers learn essential skills such as how to drive a nail, use a power drill, “measure twice, cut once,” and saw correctly. Then the fun begins, with 17 cool and creative projects kids can build to furnish the wood shop, decorate their bedrooms and homes, and create their own play equipment. Favorite projects include Tic-Tac-Toe-To Go!, One-Board Birdhouse, a Tool Tote, and a hanging Twinkle Light. Wood Shop is the perfect gift for tinkerers, young makers, fans of LEGO toys, and aspiring carpenters and engineers.
Margaret Larson is the co-owner of the New England School of Architectural Woodworking and The Workbench, a woodworking and craft school offering classes for kids and adults. She lives with her family in western Massachusetts.
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