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Have you ever wanted to make something with wood? This project is an opportunity for you to create and construct items using wood and woodworking tools. From the basics of using a tape measure and a hammer to advanced equipment like routers and table saws, there is something for everyone. Have fun by learning new things and creating useful items.

Here's What You Can Learn . . . .

  • Identify woodworking tools and their functions
  • Demonstrate safety techniques
  • Learn about potential careers
  • Understand how to use a bill of materials
  • Understand the uses for different types of lumber
  • Learn what a miter cut is and why you would use it
  • Understand different sanding techniques
  • Select a proper finish

Online Resources and Websites

Online Resources
  • Shop 4-H Curriculum
    • Measuring Up (06875)
    • Making the Cut (06876)
    • Nailing It Together (06877)
    • Finishing Up (06878)
    • Woodworking Helper’s Guide (06879)


Contact Us

Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4h@uwyo.edu

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