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Tool Of The Day With Teacher Tom! Learn About A New Tool Each Week! 10-14yo

Join us anytime to learn all about our tool of the day and what we would use it to build! * Tools Club * Toolbox * Trades * Construction * Builder * Woodworking * Saw * Drill * Wrench * Hammer * Screwdriver * Create * Invent * Hardware *
Tom Bickmore
130 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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30 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

Learners will be introduced to a new tool in each class and discover its name and its uses.
I am a professional finish carpenter who specializes in unique or high-end finish carpentry projects. I have also worked as a construction project manager and as a site supervisor, managing new custom home builds from the ground up to completion. I started learning about building in kindergarten as a subdivision was being built behind my home. The construction workers allowed me to watch them work and explained to me the tools that they were using and why. It's always great to have mentors! I have two sons who are 3 & 5 years old who love to build with me!

For the past couple of years, I have been building custom escape rooms, restoring a historic museum, building rustic-looking Viking hut in the woods, and more! If you are looking for an expert on tools, you have come to the right place!
A worksheet will be provided for each class. Please print the worksheet in advance of class and bring writing/coloring supplies.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Tom BickmoreRocket Science & Space Enthusiast, STEM Teacher, Licensed Ham Radio Operator, Professional Finish Carpenter, Electronics Whiz, A Human Google, And A Cool Dad!
130 total reviews
104 completed classes

About Me

Teacher Tom was featured as a top educator on Outschool's EPIC Spotlight for being a Passion-Driven Educator in 2021!

Some of Tom's greatest passions are Rocket Science and Space and he would love to share these with your learners. Tom's popular... 
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