Woodworking is not only an activity practiced by millions of hobbyists, it is also a potential career. Few activities compare to the satisfaction of producing a useful item from unassuming lumber. Learn to love the snick of the handplane as it makes wispy shavings leaving in their wake a smooth board that needs no sanding. Feel the excitement of boring holes with a brace and bit (or a power drill if you must). Pare away wood with a razor sharp chisel as you prepare two boards to join together perfectly. Do this enough, and out pops a table!
The Challenging Part
The most challenging requirement of this honor is probably this:
8. Choose a plan for and complete an article of household furniture, such as a small table, footstool, writing desk, or bookcase. List the materials needed for your project.