Jack McKee is a builder, designer, teacher and writer. He is semi retired now. He worked as a handyman, remodeled houses, built small boats, designed (and built) equipment used by children with special needs, schools, and children’s museums. Jack worked at a Montessori school teaching “shop” to preschoolers, taught woodworking and science for the local parks department, had a traveling science caravan which visited schools, taught “Woodworking for Kids,” a workshop for teachers. He helped kids build boats, log buildings and cardboard domes.
Recent Posts by Jack
Eventually, someone suggested a shaper and that worked best of all.
After making the world's largest set of Builder Boards from recycled and left over plywood, I took them to the park for a few hours. Ages 1 to adult played. Lots of dads and some teenagers. A good time was had by all. Here are some pictures: ...
For years I used hook and loop faster to hold the roof boards on………here are two more choices.
Amanda's Gift I was teaching “shop” to kindergardeners and as new teacher I found children loved activities I was able to create from the world of tools, building and fixing. We took apart VCR’s, patched bike tires, put faucets, flashlights and locks together, used...