The study was motivated by a great concern about the future and continuity of woodworkpractical projects in all tiers of society and our education system particularly in Colleges ofeducation (Technical). The concern stemmed from poor performance, low and declining skillpractice in performance. Pertinent questions and doubts were raised on the strategiesemployed by teachers currently teaching woodwork in Colleges of Education (Tehcnical).The study therefore focused on the in-service training, motivation, instructional materials andteaching technique in woodwork practical project as a frame of reference. Four researchquestions guided the study and hypotheses formulated were tested at 0.05 level ofsignificance. The study adopted a survey research design. The area of the study was the sevenNorthwestern states. The population and sample for the study was made up of 15 woodworklecturers and 28 instructors in the seven Colleges of Education (Technical). A questionnairetitled “Strategies for improving practical projects in woodwork in Colleges of Education(Technical) in Northwestern states of Nigeria” consisting of 70 items was structured, basedon the woodwork practical projects, administered to 43 teachers. Data collected wereanalyzed using eh means and test statistics. The study recommended re-training, motivationand in-service training for woodwork teachers not once but on regular basis throughworkshops and seminars.