The Woodworkers (Colonial People)



In colonial times, everything was made from natural materials such as wood. Tools, furniture, containers, building materials, wheels, and carriages were all crafted by expert artisans such as the cooper, carpenter, wheelwright, and the tradesmen who built houses. In The Woodworkers, children will learn about:

  • the role of the woodworkers in the colonial community
  • the many types and uses of items made by each woodworker
  • tools and other implements used by the woodworkers
  • how the wood was selected, cut, and prepared
  • the education and chores of the apprentices
Title: The Woodworkers (Colonial People)
Authors: Bobbie Kalman and Deanna Brady
Illustrator: Bonna Rouse
Published: October 31, 2001
Pages: 32
Reading Age: 8-11 years
Grade Level: 3-4
Dimensions: 8 x 0.25 x 10.75 inches ‎
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0778707905

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Weight 0.39 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 0.25 × 10.75 in



Rouse, Bonna

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