The Wood Shed

Participants in our Awakenings Day Program have the awesome opportunity to learn the art of wood-crafting at "The Wood Shed".  Our wood working shop is located at our Plaza 8 office in Clifton Park.  It is here that Life Skills Coach, Robert Daly, works with our people to teach them how to use a lathe to create a variety of items.  They learn the whole process from the types of wood, to tool and equipment safety and operation, to the finishing touches.  As participants become independent with the process, they are able to create a variety of wood pens, bottle openers & toppers, and so many other items.  This is a wonderful way of tapping into individual potential and creativity. 

Below are some examples of our creations.  Pens and other items will be on display at the office and are available for purchase.  These items make lovely gifts for the holidays as well as many other special occasions.  The purchase of each pen is a donation to lifesong and provides the particpant who created the pen with a commission on the sale.  Please contact Robert at 847-3747 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for order details.  Thank you for your support!

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