Final Product


I learned a lot throughout this making journey. I have always wanted to be more comfortable with woodworking and I enjoyed the challenge to create something for myself (although I might give it to my in-laws for Christmas) instead of just creating school projects. I did much of the project after school hours or on the weekend but many students watched the progress throughout the weeks because I kept my materials at school. They, most importantly, saw me as a learner and maker. They made constant suggestions for improvement which was greatly appreciated and often followed. Many students wanted to join in on the fun and create their own. I need to gather more pieces of wood over winter break so we can get started! In the end, I was surprised that this project is perfectly accessible for all grades 1-6!

Student prototype and personal make!