Real Wood Fake Tools - Driver

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Real Wood Fake Tools - Driver

By Amanda N. Simons

Is it a toy? A tool? An art piece to admire daily? YES to all! This handcrafted wooden impact driver, with interactive parts, is a touch-worthy, fun piece of art to display! The forward/reverse button and the trigger really move and it is ready for the bit of your choice. Made from plywood and hand-carved with custom Girls Garage graphics, this fake tool was made just for you by our former carpentry instructor Amanda N. Simons.


Materials: Plywood, steel, acrylic
Size: A little larger than life, 7.5" x 11.5" x 3.5"
Created: 2020

About the artist:

Amanda N. Simons is a visual artist, writer, educator, safety advocate, and kid whisper. Amanda has been an ice-cream scooper, a mural painter, an English Professor, and has also taught humans of all ages painting, woodworking, welding, and how to be better, braver, safer, and more creative people. As a former carpentry and woodworking instructor at Girls Garage, Amanda has learned a thing or two from the fearless attendees and fellow educators of the life changing programming that this organization has to offer. Amanda currently lives in a forest amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, and manages the sixteen studios of Penland School of Craft. Instagram: @amandansimons!

Photos by Thomas J. Condon