Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1918 Guide Handbook - Woodworker - Yellow-Handcraft


Chip carving, fretwork, or carpentry.

1920 Guide Handbook - Woodworker


Chip carving, fretwork, or carpentry.

1921 POR - Woodworker Badge


Must understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Must understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs and transfer them to the wood.


Chip Carving

Must carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Or

Fretwork

Must make four out of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jigsaw puzzle, and one article according to her own choice.

Or

Carpentry

1924 POR - Woodworker Badge

Chip Carving: Must carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Must understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Must understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Must make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.


Carpentry (Alternative): See Wolf Cub Handbook.

1930 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: Must carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Must understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Must understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Must make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.


Carpentry (Alternative): See Wolf Cub Handbook.

1931 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: Must carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Must understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Must understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Must make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.


Carpentry (Alternative): See Wolf Cub Handbook.

1932 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: Carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.

1935 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: Carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.

1938 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: Carve two out of the following articles: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

Understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.

1939 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: 

1) Carve two out of the following articles: 

Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and also one according to her own choice.

2) Understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

3) Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): 

Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, or completely make a jig-saw puzzle; and one article according to her own choice.

1943 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving: 

1) Carve three articles, two chosen from the following: 

Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and one of her own selection.

2) Understand the care of tools and how to sharpen them.

3) Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs, and transfer them to the wood.


Fretwork (Alternative): 

Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch stand, a bracket, make a complete jig-saw puzzle.  Make some other article of her own choice.  (N.B. - Four articles - or a jig-saw and one article.)

1947 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving

1) Carve three articles, two chosen from the following: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and one of her own selection.

2) Name eight tools and know their uses and how to care for them.

3) Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs and transfer them to the wood.

Fretwork

Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch-stand, a bracket, make a complete jig-saw puzzle.  Make some other article of her own choice.  (N.B. - Four articles - or a jig-saw and one article.)

1950 POR - Woodworker Badge


Chip Carving

1) Carve three articles, two chosen from the following: Box, teapot stand, stool, card stand, tea tray; and one of her own selection.

2) Name eight tools and know their uses and how to care for them.

3) Understand the theory of designing, and be able to draw simple designs and transfer them to the wood.

Fretwork

Make three of the following articles: A pipe rack, a knife box, a hand mirror, a paper knife, a watch-stand, a bracket, make a complete jig-saw puzzle.  Make some other article of her own choice.  (N.B. - Four articles - or a jig-saw and one article.)

1953 POR - Woodworker Badge


1) Collect small specimens of the following and bring to the test for recognition: Thick cardboard, very thin plywood, 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakfaced plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw.

3) Make the animals for a farm model.  (The animals must be made to stand up.  They may be painted.  At least six to be made.)

4) Make the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane, also the arrow.  (These to be assembled so as to work.)

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret saw.

1957 POR - Woodworker Badge


1) Collect and identify small specimens of : thick cardboard; very thin plywood; 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakface plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw puzzle.

3) Make at least six animals for a farm model; they must stand up and may be painted.

4) Make the arrow and the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane; assemble them so that they work.

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret-saw.

1960 POR - Woodworker Badge


1) Collect and identify small specimens of : thick cardboard; very thin plywood; 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakface plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw puzzle.

3) Make at least six animals for a farm model; they must stand up and may be painted.

4) Make the arrow and the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane; assemble them so that they work.

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret-saw.

1961 (July) POR - Woodworker Badge

1) Collect and identify small specimens of : thick cardboard; very thin plywood; 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakface plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw puzzle.

3) Make at least six animals for a farm model; they must stand up and may be painted.

4) Make the arrow and the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane; assemble them so that they work.

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret-saw.

1964 (March) POR - Woodworker Badge

1) Collect and identify small specimens of : thick cardboard; very thin plywood; 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakface plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw puzzle.

3) Make at least six animals for a farm model; they must stand up and may be painted.

4) Make the arrow and the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane; assemble them so that they work.

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret-saw.

1965 (July) POR - Woodworker Badge

1) Collect and identify small specimens of : thick cardboard; very thin plywood; 1/4 in. laminated wood; oakface plywood.

2) Make a jig-saw puzzle.

3) Make at least six animals for a farm model; they must stand up and may be painted.

4) Make the arrow and the letters 'N. S. E. W.' for a weather vane; assemble them so that they work.

5) Know how to put a new blade in a fret-saw.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Woodworker Badge


Work through clauses 1, 2 and 3 in order then go onto clauses 4, 5 and 6.

1) Using cardboard and wallpaper, make a folder which will hold a sheet of A4 paper.

2) On a sheet of A4 paper make a list of glues.  Find the material for which each is most suitable and write this beside the name of the glue.

3) Collect two samples of: plywood, two other woods, formica, Perspex or plastic, leather and stone.  Glue one sample of each neatly on a card 250mm by 200 mm and write their names beside them.

4) Make a pendant by glueing together, in a way which pleases you, two or three of your sample materials.  Rub this on a piece of glass paper or stone or an old file to make an attractive shape.  Drill a hole in one end and thread through a leather thong.  Finish the object by rubbing with wax polish.

5) Find a small tree stump, branch, or root resembling an animal or other attractive shape.  Wash it and allow it to dry, then remove all the bark and smooth with glasspaper.  Mount it on a base so that it will stand up, then varnish it.

6) Using four pieces of hardboard 305 mm long by 114 mm wide and one piece 318 mm square and four corner blocks 114 mm by 25 mm square, make a box by using glue, nails or screws.  Decorate the outside by glueing on leather, formica, shells or anything suitable.  You can either include the ledge in your decoration or remove it.  

You may be helped with the corners by an older person.

Put everything from clauses 1-5 in the box you have made for clause 6 and take them to your tester.

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