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Mr. Napoli from Waterbury CT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help improve the North End Middle School Wood Shop!

Help me give my students the tools and supplies they need to enhance their skills in my classroom!

  • $1,091 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inner city kids that are eager to learn new skills in my woodworking class. Not many have much if any experience with woodworking tools but they are progressing very well. For the most part, they have shown great interest in the shop with they projects they have done so far this year. But we are often short on tools my students and I are in need of some fresh new tools and materials to show them what Tech Ed is really about!

My Project

Much of the materials that I have selected are to replace or refurbish older tools and equipment. The tools and equipment that are listed will ensure that students are all engaged while working on their projects because we will no longer be short on tools. I often see my students waiting for others to be done so that they can use the tools. There is also some materials in the shop that I am running short on and will not be able to make it the entire year with what I have.

Everything on the list is extremely important to the success of my classroom this year!

Mr. Napoli
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 230 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK21511279T Addison Anti-Fog Safety Glasses Clear Lens Color • Grainger $2.81 30 $84.30
TK21557656T Heavy Duty Combination Vise 4 Jaw Width 4 Max. Opening 2-14 Throat Depth • Grainger $70.03 1 $70.03
TK21511305T Flat FileAmericanBastard • Grainger $11.06 6 $66.36
TK21511277T Carbon Steel Coping Saw Blade for Plastic Wood 21 TPI 6-12 Blade Length • Grainger $2.99 20 $59.80
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 2 $46.38
TK21511276T High Carbon Steel Coping Saw Blade for Wood 15 TPI 6-12 Blade Length • Grainger $1.40 30 $42.00
TK21557653T Dishwashing Soap Hand Wash 38 oz. Bottle Unscented Liquid Ready To Use 8 PK • Grainger $40.89 1 $40.89
TK21511274T Steel Finishing Nail Bright Finish 4d Size 1-12 Length PK3150 • Grainger $19.61 2 $39.22
TK21511282T 1 Chip China Hair Paint Brush Soft for All Paint Coatings 36 PK • Grainger $18.95 2 $37.90
TK21557657T Paint Tray2 qt.Polypropyln11-1932inL • Grainger $3.43 10 $34.30
TK21511275T Translucent Wood Stain for Wood Dark Walnut 1 qt. • Grainger $10.88 3 $32.64
TK21511273T 1 gal. Heat- and Solvent-Resistant Wood Glue Original Yellow • Grainger $15.43 2 $30.86
TK21557654T 13 Coping Saw for Plastic Wood 6-38 • Grainger $5.88 5 $29.40
TK21511389T 16 oz. Heat- and Solvent-Resistant Wood Glue Original Yellow • Grainger $5.52 5 $27.60
TK21511303T StaplerGrayMetal4inD Throat • Grainger $24.50 1 $24.50
TK21511278T 5 Non-Pinned Scroll Saw Blade Set TPI 9.5 10 11 15 28 41 • Grainger $24.29 1 $24.29
TK21557693T Manual Pencil SharpenerTableWallBlack • Grainger $23.20 1 $23.20
TK21557683T 9-12 Powder Free Unlined Natural Rubber Latex Disposable Gloves Natural Size M 100PK • Grainger $11.07 2 $22.14
TK21557655T 5 Non-Pinned Scroll Saw Blade TPI 9.5 • Grainger $4.03 5 $20.15
TK21511280T 1 Flat Sash Foam Foam Brush Soft for All Paint Coatings 1 EA • Grainger $0.18 100 $18.00
TK21557658T Condor V Scratch-Resistant Safety Glasses Clear Lens Color • Grainger $0.75 20 $15.00
TK21511281T 1 Flat Sash Polyurethane Foam Foam Brush Firm for All Paint Coatings 1 EA • Grainger $0.26 30 $7.80
TK21557684T Disposable GlovesLLatex9-12 LPK10 • Grainger $2.73 1 $2.73

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