Designed to inspire a joy for the art and science of shaping wood. This is an introductory course that provides the middle school student with a hands-on experience integrating math and science skills in the production of wood projects.
Topics covered will include:
- Shop safety
- Wood varieties and cellular structure
- Perspective and Mechanical drawing
- Model building
- Hand tool safety and maintenance
- Power tool safety and maintenance.
Organization and planning as well as teamwork and cooperation are emphasized.
Our Middle School students have access to a full woodworking shop, and are able to make projects such as xylophones, cars, small games, and even basics of construction.