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:1. Explain how to safely handle the tools that you will use for this activity badge.
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:2. With adult supervision and using hand tools, construct two different wooden objects you and your Webelos den leader agree on, such as the items listed below. Use a coping saw or jigsaw for these projects. Put them together with glue, nails, or screws. Paint or stain them.
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'''1'''. Hand tool safety. - ''pp.199-200 <br>
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:* [http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/article/0,,20167210,00.html This Old House - Hand Tool Safety for Kids]
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:* [http://safety.hti.org/safety.htm Hand Tool Safety] from the Hand Tool Institute.
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:* [http://www.woodworkersresource.com/video-blog/woodshop-safety-for-kids/ Woodshop safety for kids]
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'''2'''. "...construct two different '''''wooden''''' objects...''''' Use a coping saw or jigsaw'''''...Put them together with glue, nails, or screws. Paint or stain them." - ''pp.200-205<br>
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:* One project might be a [[Pinewood Derby]] car or a [[Space Derby]] Rocket if you use a coping saw or jigsaw.
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:* [http://www.e-scoutcraft.com/toc_fnail.html e-scoutcraft.com] has many craft ideas but make sure that you pick wooden objects that require the use of a coping saw or jigsaw and other hand tools.
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:* Other sites with help in making wooden objects using jigsaws, coping saws and hand tools:
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::[http://www.kidscanmakeit.com/ KidsCanMakeIt.com] - [http://www.sawdustmaking.com Sawdust Making 101] - [http://www.woodworkingtips.com/ Woodworking Tips] - [http://www.woodzone.com WoodZone.com] - [http://www.popularwoodworking.com Popular Woodworking] - [http://www.americanwoodworker.com American Woodworker] - [http://absolutelyfreeplans.com Absolutely Free Plans]
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:* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1268_jig-saw.htm How to Use a Jig Saw]
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:* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/490_miter-saw.htm How to Use a Miter Saw]
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:* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1267_orbit-sander.htm How to Use an Orbital Sander]
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:* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1335_finishing-sander.htm How to Use a Finishing Sander]
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'''3'''. Note that no material is specified. Heavy card stock or mat board board could be used to make picture frames. - ''pp.205-206<br>
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'''4'''. "Make four '''''useful''''' items using materials '''''other than wood'''''. -'' pp.206-210'' "Useful" means "capable of being put to use." You are not requried to "decorate" the "useful" items you make.
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:* [http://www.familycapers.com/projects/marshmallow/default.html Marshmallow Gun Instructions & Diagrams] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-make-marshmallow-guns-with-pvc-240894/ Video Instructions]. ''Warning: All types of guns, even squirt guns, are banned at many schools and other public locations.
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:* [http://www.e-scoutcraft.com/toc_fnail.html e-scoutcraft.com] has many craft ideas but make sure that you pick '''''other than wood''''' and '''''useful''''' items.
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*[http://www.cubroundtable.com/assets/pdf-documents/Craftsman-Activity-Badge.pdf CubRoundtable: Craftsman Reference Guide]
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*[http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/craftsman/ KISMIF: Craftsman Links]
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*[http://wtsmith.com/rt/webactbadge/craftsman.html Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Craftsman]
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*[http://www.skcbsa.org/buckeye/roundtable/craftsman.pdf Webelos Roundtable Packet: Craftsman]
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:4. Make four useful items using materials other than wood that you and your Webelos den leader agree on, such as clay, plastic, leather, metal, paper, rubber, or rope. These should be challenging items and must involve several operations.
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*The Webelos Craftsman Activity Badge can help prepare you for the Boy Scout [[Woodwork]] Merit Badge.
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[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges.aspx Per the BSA:] ''You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.'' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org].
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Craftsman has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Webelos
Craftsman
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Craftsman requirements

Do these:

  1. Explain how to safely handle the tools that you will use for this activity badge.
  2. With adult supervision and using hand tools, construct two different wooden objects you and your Webelos den leader agree on, such as the items listed below. Use a coping saw or jigsaw for these projects. Put them together with glue, nails, or screws. Paint or stain them.
Book rack
Shelf
Bulletin board
Weather vane
Tie rack
Letter holder
Notepad holder
Toolbox
Towel rack
Recipe holder
Lamp stand
Kitchen knife rack
Kitchen utensil rack
Napkin holder
Animal cutouts
Garden tool rack
Lid holder
Mailbox
Birdhouse
Desk nameplate
Letter, bill, and pencil
    holder
Bread box
Key rack
Measuring cup rack
Measuring spoon rack
  1. Make a display stand or box to be used to display a model or an award. Or make a frame for a photo or painting. Use suitable material.
  2. Make four useful items using materials other than wood that you and your Webelos den leader agree on, such as clay, plastic, leather, metal, paper, rubber, or rope. These should be challenging items and must involve several operations.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Webelos Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #637685)



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Notes

Requirement resources

1. Hand tool safety. - pp.199-200

2. "...construct two different wooden objects... Use a coping saw or jigsaw...Put them together with glue, nails, or screws. Paint or stain them." - pp.200-205

  • One project might be a Pinewood Derby car or a Space Derby Rocket if you use a coping saw or jigsaw.
  • e-scoutcraft.com has many craft ideas but make sure that you pick wooden objects that require the use of a coping saw or jigsaw and other hand tools.
  • Other sites with help in making wooden objects using jigsaws, coping saws and hand tools:
KidsCanMakeIt.com - Sawdust Making 101 - Woodworking Tips - WoodZone.com - Popular Woodworking - American Woodworker - Absolutely Free Plans
Video Lessons:

3. Note that no material is specified. Heavy card stock or mat board board could be used to make picture frames. - pp.205-206
4. "Make four useful items using materials other than wood. - pp.206-210 "Useful" means "capable of being put to use." You are not requried to "decorate" the "useful" items you make.

General Resources

Related awards

  • The Webelos Craftsman Activity Badge can help prepare you for the Boy Scout Woodwork Merit Badge.
Trade-related awards

See also

Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

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