The Kids' Building Workshop: 15 Woodworking Projects for Kids and Parents to Build Together



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.

Product Details

Storey Publishing
Publish Date
June 01, 2004
8.51 X 0.33 X 10.8 inches | 0.92 pounds
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About the Author

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 is a Sunday Times bestselling author, and his debut novel, Random, was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger. His most recent novel, Murderabilia was longlisted for the UK's top crime fiction awards, including Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2017 and the McIlvanney Prize 2017. During his twenty-year career with a Scottish Sunday newspaper, Craig Robertson interviewed three recent prime ministers and reported on major stories including 9/11, the Dunblane school massacre, the Omagh car bombing, and the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.


"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