Craftwork goes under hammer

  • Bar tender: CedarBridge Academy student Rodrigo Guerreiro at the bar he made from wood and concrete (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Bar tender: CedarBridge Academy student Rodrigo Guerreiro at the bar he made from wood and concrete (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured are S4 CedarBridge student Rodrigo Guerreiro, who created a bar made of wood and concrete, and Trevor Haynes, the D&T teacher from Berkeley (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured are S4 CedarBridge student Rodrigo Guerreiro, who created a bar made of wood and concrete, and Trevor Haynes, the D&T teacher from Berkeley (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured are chairs created by Berkeley Institute students Malik Smith, Cejae Warner, Dimitrius Richardson and Shane Richards (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured are chairs created by Berkeley Institute students Malik Smith, Cejae Warner, Dimitrius Richardson and Shane Richards (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured is the swing chair created by Berkeley Institute students Ari Cannonier, Dakari Minors, Delea Somner, Jose Dillas and Emre Leader (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured is the swing chair created by Berkeley Institute students Ari Cannonier, Dakari Minors, Delea Somner, Jose Dillas and Emre Leader (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured is the swing chair created by Berkeley Institute students Ari Cannonier, Dakari Minors, Delea Somner, Jose Dillas and Emre Leader (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade. Pictured is the swing chair created by Berkeley Institute students Ari Cannonier, Dakari Minors, Delea Somner, Jose Dillas and Emre Leader (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Student creativity was showcased last week at the Botanical Gardens for the 2019 Kids in Construction exhibition, with primary, middle and high schoolers putting together furniture, coat racks, chopping boards and picture frames. Proceeds from the show, courtesy of the Construction Association of Bermuda, will benefit a scholarship fund for Bermudian students pursuing further education locally or overseas in the construction trade (Photograph by Akil Simmons)


Childrenís craft projects ranging from chopping boards to picnic tables went up for auction at the weekend.

The Construction Association of Bermuda showcased the work of schoolchildren at the Botanical Gardens last Friday, with silent bids for the craftwork on display.

Primary schoolchildren made planter boxes and pupils from secondary and middle schools created coatracks, chopping boards and picture frames.

High school pupils showed off their technical and craft skills with garden chairs, benches and picnic tables.

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Published Mar 25, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Mar 25, 2019 at 7:24 am)

Craftwork goes under hammer

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