Division 6025
4-H Wood Science

Premiums - $3 - $2 - $1

 

1. See General Rules applying to all 4-H exhibitors and general rules applying to
4-H exhibits other than livestock. Reference materials include the Ky. 4-H Wood Science Plans Notebook and the 4-H CCS Woodworking Wonders guides.
2. Limit of one entry per county per class.
3. An exhibitor may enter only one Wood Science class per year.
4. Class Champions will be selected in each class and an overall winner will be selected.
674 Level 1, made from a kit.  Simple items which have pre-cut and pre-drilled parts and youth demonstrate knowledge of assembly, selection and use of fasteners (nails, screws and/or glue), sanding techniques, and appropriate finishes (Example: small bird house, non-hopper bird feeder).
675 Level 1, NOT from a kit.  Simple constructed wood item showing knowledge of hand tools, wood selection, cutting, drilling, use of fasteners (nails, screws and/or glue), sanding techniques, and appropriate finishes, (such as, napkin holder, letter holder, simple picture frame, wire wiggly, towel holder, serving tray, jewelry box, small flag holder, 4-H book ends, airplane, hurricane lamp, trivet (pot holder), etc.)
676 Level 2, made from a kit.  More elaborate items which require cutting, drilling and youth demonstrate knowledge of selection and skill in use of fasteners (nails, screws and/or glue), sanding techniques, and appropriate finishes (Example: pine wood car, large bird house).
677 Level 2, NOT from a kit. More elaborate items that demonstrate a mastered skills with hand tools, basic knowledge of power hand tools, fastening options, appropriate surface preparations, and finish applications, (such as puzzle, foot stool, revolving tie rack, 4-H key holder, cutting board, book rack, serving dish shelf, sawhorse, hopper type bird feeder, etc.)
678 Level 3, NOT from a kit.  Items showing a more advanced knowledge of power tools, expertise in cutting, fitting, surface preparation, attention to fastening details, and finish application, (such as a multi-purpose box, corner shelf, book shelf or laminated wood projects, garden bench, planting box, nail and tool box, shop tool rack & shelf, etc.) This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1) the item and 2) a folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit.
679 Level 4, NO kits. Exhibits with a "furniture" quality finish, showing an understanding of all woodworking techniques learned in previous levels.  Items showing a mastery of joint construction and use of special woods, and finishes. (Examples, checker boardroom divider, coffee table, end table, chest of drawers, gun rack or cabinet, etc.).  This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1) the item and 2) a folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit.
680 Level 4, NO kits.  Exhibits that do not have a fine finish (painted finish allowable) because of practical use.  Items demonstrate knowledge of all  woodworking techniques learned in previous levels.  Items showing a mastery of cutting, drilling, joint construction, use of special  woods, and appropriate finishes. (Examples, porch swing, chaise lounge, picnic table, lawn chair, large planters, etc.).  This exhibit is to be made up of two parts: 1) the item and 2) a folder containing photographic documentation of the steps taken in order to complete this exhibit.