When comes to developing an appreciation for keeping craft alive and learning real building skills, it’s never too early to start. The six stories below cover everything from inmates to third graders learning to build.
10 high school students developed real world building skills and put their classroom learning to practical use when building this tiny house. On this project, they spent three days building for every two days in the classroom.
This is the seventh Habitat for Humanity home built by John Handley High School students. This particular home is being built for a refugee family.
Students (and faculty) from James Rumsey Technical Institute were honored with the Donald R. Myers Humanitarian Award to recognize their efforts in building tiny homes for flood victims.
This tiny house was built entirely by high school students and is expected to sell for approximately $20,000, which is incredibly affordable since the home is in the San Francisco bay area.
The teacher-builder on this project had to fight the good fight to get this project done right. He fight to keep to keep the students on the project landed him in hot water, but it all worked out.
This story proves it’s almost never too early to start learning the building craft. In this case dozens of elementary students took part in the build of two dog houses that were eventually donated to a local animal welfare group.