Make a Wooden Sailboat

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

Upcoming Workshops

  • 49 New Zealand dollars
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Workshop Overview

WHAT TOOLS DO YOU NEED TO BUILD A SAILBOAT? During this 2-hours workshop, children learn measuring and drawing techniques, make cross-cuts and angle-cuts, drill holes, use glue to join wood together, work with hammers, screwdrivers, and hardware. 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 Sailboat toy SKILLS TO LEARN: measuring, drawing, clamping, sawing, drilling, joining wood and sanding. TOOLS USED: carpenter's pencil, quick square, 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. NOTE: The color of the sail may vary.

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.