Kids' Building Workshop Softcover
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Kids' Building Workshop Softcover

Workman Publishing / 2004 / Paperback

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If you think Popsicle-stick projects are fun, wait until you start building with lumber and using hand tools. It's easier than you think! Start with the essentials--the proper way to drive a nail, the safe way to drill a hole, the importance of measuring (and measuring again!) --and in no time you'll be ready to tackle it all.


  • Checkboard
  • String Art
  • Twin Birdhouse
  • Sturdy Stool
  • Cricket Cage
  • Perfect Toolbox
  • Horse Sawhorses
  • Flip It
  • Allegra's Table
  • Bookhouse
  • Lemonade Stand
  • Puppet Theater
  • And more!

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
Publication Date: 2004
ISBN: 1580174884
ISBN-13: 9781580174886

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Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

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

Editorial Reviews

“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 Tribune


“…essential woodworking skills that will last a lifetime.”

Woodshop News


“Bold Graphics and clear instructions…”

Woodshop News


“A practical and enjoyable introduction to the subject.”

School Library Journal


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