|With step-by-step instructions, the guide teaches kids how to read drawings; measure and transfer dimensions; saw square edges and ends in lumber; drill holes; saw curved shapes; join wood with a hammer, nails, and glue; use a sanding block to smooth; and finish off each project with paint and varnish. Ultimately emphasizing the fun of woodworking, this resource also features safety equipment, the skills needed to complete each projects, and required materials consisting of easily found supplies.
John Kelsey is a trained furniture maker and the founder of Cambium Press. He is the author of several books, including Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn and Furniture Projects for the Porch and Patio. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.