Carpenter Badge


Through hands-on learning, Cubs learn basic carpentry knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on safely using tools.1


  1. Show the proper and safe use of five basic tools such as: saw; hammer, square, smooth plane, rule and tape measure.
  2. Show how to take care of basic tools.
  3. Using basic tools, construct a project such as a lair divider or curtain, toy storage box, flower box, trinket box, shoe box, model house, tool box, bird house, etc.
  4. Explain the purpose of the following supplementary tools: hand drill, set of screwdrivers, mitre box, file, wrench, pliers, and vise grip.
  5. Show how to use two of the supplementary tools.

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