Monday, November 24, 2008

Not your father's wood shop class

Students attending 7th & 8th grade wood shop class at George A. Buljan Intermediate School in Roseville, California, don't make bookends, bird houses, or pot holders - they create electric guitars.

Yes, you read that correctly, they create electric guitars!

The industrial education instructor, Duane Calkins' goal for his class "is to have every parent proud of their child while in my class."

Mr. Calkins' site WoodShopRocks.com offers some fine examples of the fun his students experience.


Want to make your own? Free how-to videos here.

Rock on!

1 comment:

Brent Logan said...

Very cool! If you want info on building a Tele-style guitar (and who doesn't?), there's a lot of information and inspiration here:

http://www.tdpri.com/forum/tele-tech/

 
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