The Folding Stool Project contained in a 22 pg pdf class handout, is an introductory project the encompasses the most important thing,… Shop Safety, Safety Passport, and includes numeracy for construction, power tools and wood shop machinery recognition. It’s a super fun project to build with outstanding results like in these two exemplars.
Another great small grade 9 project is the trinket box utilizing simple joinery concepts. Modifications to the joinery and harder wood types would enable higher grade levels to use dovetail joinery on this useful small box.
Here are some examples of the pages contained in the 22 page Grade 9 Handout that covers each Shop Machine operation, safety guidelines and related questions.