Back to All Events

Kinetic Toys: Make a Hopping Animal

Make a classic toy that walks or hops using gravity. Sure to delight youngsters, oldsters... maybe even hipsters! Choose from a variety of animal shapes, and prepare to impress yourself with what you can do using a few simple tools and scrap wood.

Skill level: Open to any skill level, including absolute beginners.

Age limit: 16+ (minors will need a signed youth waiver.)

Tools & skills covered:
* transferring & modifying templates
* bandsaw/scrollsaw for cutting shapes
* drill press and power drill
* finishing - hand planes, flush-cut saw, sanding

Earlier Event: May 7
Intro to Electrical for Homeowners
Later Event: May 12
Tool Sharpening Basics