Skills you build with this activity:

1. Problem solving – Woodworking requires problem-solving skills to figure out how to construct a project and make it structurally sound.

2. Creativity – Woodworking allows for creativity in designing and building unique pieces.

3. Listening – Listening is important when working with others on a woodworking project to ensure everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goal.

4. Staying positive – Woodworking can be frustrating at times, but staying positive and persevering through challenges is necessary to complete a project.

5. Leadership – Leading a woodworking project requires delegating tasks, managing timelines, and ensuring everyone is working towards a common goal.


Construction industry
Furniture manufacturing industry
DIY home improvement stores
Artisanal woodworking businesses
Educational institutions offering woodworking classes

Possible pathways