Lesson 1: Making the frame

Using the cutting list provided and an engineers square, children carefully measure, mark and cut the materials required to make a frame, drilling holes into their pieces as required

Learning Objectives

  • Measuring, marking and checking the accuracy of the jelutong and dowel pieces against the cutting list

  • Knowing that saws can be dangerous if not used properly

  • Using a bench hook to saw safely and effectively

  • Measuring and cutting the card components accurately

Teacher Video: Making the frame

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the next lesson


Cutting List
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