The Woodworking program at Make It Too is unique in that NO KITS or models are used and everything that every child builds is completely from scratch. We offer various levels of woodworking programs as noted below.
BEGINNERS WOODWORKING – Ages 6-9
Children create toys and useful projects using hand tools. They do not need any prior experience and all the tools and materials are supplied. Children will gain a working knowledge of techniques like measuring, sanding, sawing, shaping, drilling, setting screws, using clamps, hammering and painting. They learn about different types of wood and design projects using wood and their imagination. All Power tools are used by instructor only and explained how to use to students as well as safety checks. Some power tools are used by students in this level with teacher assistance.
Sample Projects include: Racecar, Pirate Ship, Airplane Glider, Nok Hockey Set, Tool Box, Birdhouse, Fidget Spinner, Cargo Train
Sessions are in 6 Week Intervals. Children Complete 2 to 3 projects per session. at this Level.
WOODWORKING LEVEL II – AGES 9-11
Children build a variety of fun projects, and continue to learn a wide range of valuable carpentry skills such as measuring, fractions, sawing, drilling, routing, fastening, sanding, shaping, assembly, and painting. Hand in hand with the practical skills goes a wide variety of other concepts such as abstract reasoning, applied mathematics, problem solving, craftsmanship, fine motor skills, respect for tools, and patience. Sample tools used: Screw gun, band saw, drill press, belt sander, lathe, router with instructor assist.
Sample Projects Include: Stepstool, Jewelry Box, Child’s Adirondack Chair, Basic R2D2.
Sessions are in 6 Week Intervals. Children Complete 1 to 3 projects per session (depending on the project) at this Level.
ADVANCED WOODWORKING – AGES 12+
Students use the skills they have learned in previous sessions to create elaborate projects with lots of detail, and will add electronics to their woodworking projects such as designing and developing working model cars and planes with hobby motors or various model robotic toys. Sample tools used, nail gun, router, band saw, Soldering Iron, Miter and Table saws with instructor assist. Prerequisites: Level II Woodworking. Younger children may qualify with multiple prerequisite classes.
Sample Projects Include: 1:12 Scale Working Car, Working Transformer, Working R2D2, Working Model Merry Go Round.
Sessions are in 6 Week Intervals. Children Complete 1 to 2 projects per session (depending on the project) at this Level.
Registration is In Store Only At this Level.
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