01/14/2020, 01/21/2020, 01/28/2020, 02/04/2020, 02/11/2020, 02/25/2020, 03/03/2020, 03/10/2020, 03/17/2020, 03/24/2020
This class is an introduction to the basics of woodworking There is an emphasis on the safe use of hand tools (no power tools). These skills include measuring, fractions, sawing, drilling, rasping, fastening, sanding, shaping, and assembly. In the process of learning these skills, students will have an opportunity to create fun, functional and beautiful projects, and will be exposed to a variety of valuable concepts such as abstract reasoning, applied mathematics, problem solving, craftsmanship, fine motor skills, respect for tools, and patience. Returning students will learn more nuanced techniques and will use new tools as they advance their skills.
Participants must currently be in grades 5 to 8.
Registration starts on 12/07/2019 and ends on 01/12/2020.
Please contact Pleasantville Middle School if you have any questions.