Here are some great starting places to help your sons learn
about different tools and the right way to use them.
Websites should never be viewed without an adult present.
Tools of the Trade
Hammer Use This site is GREAT! Be sure to check all his pages: HammerNet.com
Nails- Sizes and Uses
This site has TONS of information on a wide range of tool/repair topics: DIY DATA
Excellent charts about:
Screws- Sizes and Uses
This site is EXCELLENT about several topics!
This one even has a little about bolts: HomeTips.com
WARNING! In most states it is against child labor laws for a child under 19 to use power tools. This information is intended for responsible adult use only.
Measure Twice, Cut Once is a fun-filled building adventure that provides young men with a great introduction to essential carpentry skills. A step-by-step how-to DVD that is centered around a tree fort building project, this DVD features six young men (ages 16 and under) taking on the adventure of constructing their own tree fort, and in the process teaching important carpentry skills.