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4-H Wood Science Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

wooden robotWant to learn more about working with wood? Woodworking projects teach skills such as measuring, cutting, nailing, and finishing. Create beautiful works of art using wood!





  • Mark, measure, cut, drill, and sand various kinds of wood
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Use nails, screws, bolts, staples, glue, hinges, and brackets appropriately
  • Construct various kinds of joints
  • Apply paints, stains, finishes, adhesives, and strippers
  • Use safety practices when working with wood
  • Understand lumber dimensions and enlarge a wood plan

4-H Woodworking Curriculum

Available from the Extension office or online at 4-H Wood Working Curriculum

Level 1 – Measuring Up
Level 2 – Making the Cut
Level 3 – Nailing It Together
Level 4 – Finishing Up
Woodworking Helper’s Guide

Member Publications

Available in the Extension office or online at

C0913E – Woodworking Record

National 4-H Woodworking Resources
State 4-H Working Resources


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