You can build your son or daughter a plywood canoe in a weekend. The simplest canoes are made of just 3 pieces of plywood: the two sides, and the base. More complex shapes can be created, but these instructions are for a simple canoe.
Wider bat houses can be built for larger colonies. Be sure to adjust dimensions for back and front pieces, ceiling furring strip and netting. Free instructions at Ducks Unlimited.
Here is a unique and fun wood project that is child friendly! Three bunnies are cut in a cleaver way that allows them to form a puzzle. They fit together snugly and are painted as one to look like a mother bunny snuggling with her little ones. However, when pulled apart, they magically become three bunnies!
Here, you will find step-by-step instructions leading you through the construction of this quaint, rustic planter box. Simple in design, this project goes together quickly and will look wonderful on your patio or in your garden. Using your talent and imagination, in a few short hours you will easily have completed this fun project.
While designing different cars for my sons Pinewood Derby scouting event, I came up with the idea of a derby car Jeep that meets the official rules for the derby. If you do not have a derby participant in your family, the bright colors will still make it a great toy for any age.
… last for many years, while withstanding the worst weather that nature can muster. The best part is that this cold frame is easy to build, and you can do it in a weekend.