Make a Wooden Racing Car

2-hours hands-on workshop for children age 6-12.

Upcoming Workshops

  • 49 New Zealand dollars
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Workshop Overview

RIGHT ANGLES, SYMMETRY, CROSS CUTS, and FAST SPINNING WHEELS! During this 2-hours workshop, children learn geometry, measuring, and drawing techniques, make angle cuts, drill holes, use glue to join wood together, work with hammers, screwdrivers, and hardware. Just imaging the fun of making a wooden racing car by yourself! This workshop is best suited for children with some experience in woodwork/crafts. For younger children or complete beginners, we recommend our "Make Wooden Houses" and "Make a Wooden Camera" projects. - All tools, materials, and safety gear provided, - Children get to keep their wooden creations, - Suitable for boys & girls age 6-12, - Parents are welcome to stay. DURATION: approx. 2 hours, CLASS SIZE: up to 6 children only, PROJECT: a Wooden Racing Car toy, SKILLS TO LEARN: measuring, drawing, clamping, sawing, drilling, joining wood, and sanding. TOOLS USED: carpenter's pencil, quick square, bradawl, wood clamps, pull saw, hand drill, hammer, screwdrivers, and hardware, sanding blocks, and various grits of sanding paper. ATTENDANCE: Please arrive 15 min before the session starts to ensure children receive the necessary instructions and briefing from the Instructor. SAFETY: Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times during woodworking classes. Due to Health & Safety regulations, children not wearing closed-toe shoes will not be permitted to take part in a woodworking class.

Terms & Conditions

Workshop fees are not refundable and can not be transferred to future classes or to other children. There are no make-up classes, credits, or refunds.