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Find DIY courses around the UK. Learn to do electrics, plumbing, wood work, laying tiles or floors and all the many skills you need for home and property maintenance.
Basic woodworking and DIY course
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Basic woodworking and DIY course
Surrey - Next course on 12th October 2019
£175
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. All courses are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. Number of students: 4 max I'd like to welcome you to our workshop and in this one day introductory course to hand tools and basic DIY you will learn how to use non power tool options to woodworking. I feel some power tools are essential in the home or home...
Interior design masterclass
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Interior design masterclass
Lothian - Next course on 26th October 2019
£95
About the Course Whether you want to re-design a room in your home or just want to dip a toe into the world of interior design, our courses and workshops aim to help you gain skills & confidence in tackling any interior design project. We will cover the Brief, Inspiration, Moodboards, Colour Schemes, Materials and Finishes. You will gain insight into interior design in an inspiring environment and meet like-minded people. Many of the attendants have commented that this workshop helped them to find their interior style or be more...
Basic electrical course - part 1
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Basic electrical course - part 1
Surrey - Next course on 19th October 2019
£30
For dates and to book, please click on the website button, top right on this page. These are simple jobs that with a little skill and confidence you can do yourself. You only need to know some basic rules and know how to check your work so you can safely complete the task. There are so many jobs around the house from fixing electrical equipment, replacing fuses and checking if something is blown, to seeing if there is actually voltage at a socket using a plug in tester. How about...
Residential traditional handmade tailored lampshade weekend workshop retreat - Ambleside
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Residential traditional handmade tailored lampshade weekend workshop retreat - Ambleside
Cumbria - Next course on 30th November 2019
£389
Jacqueline invites you to slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based weekend with a small group of like minded people. Comfortable, cosy Rydal Lodge and creative, crafty JSInteriors are teaming up to bring you a fun packed, busy weekend workshop retreat in the heart of Wordsworth’s beautiful Lake District. This 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make stunning bespoke handmade traditional lampshades. Is this course for me? Elegant, neat traditional tailored shades, whether for business or pleasure, would you like...
Beginners DIY day course
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Beginners DIY day course
Surrey - Next course on 21st September 2019
£125
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. This course is aimed at the home owner who would like to build their home maintenance, repair and home renovating skills. During this one day course you will learn the following: Course content: - How to drill into plasterboard, wood, concrete, glass and brick - Replacing a door (hanging the door, replacing hinges, installing door hardware-handle & lock) - Repairing plasterboard (cracks, small and large holes) - Blocking up a doorway...
Residential handmade gathered & pleated lampshade weekend workshop retreat, High Force Hotel
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Residential handmade gathered & pleated lampshade weekend workshop retreat, High Force Hotel
County Durham - Next course on 19th October 2019
£379
Jacqueline invites you to slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based weekend with a small group of like minded people. Traditional, comfortable, historic High Force Hotel & creative, crafty JSInteriors are teaming up to bring you a fun packed, busy weekend workshop retreat in the stunning, unspoilt North Pennines. This 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make elegant bespoke handmade gathered/pleated lampshades. Is this course for me? Chic pleats and/or popular gathers, whether for business or pleasure, would you like...
Antique Christmas baubles workshop
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Antique Christmas baubles workshop
Surrey - Next course on 1st November 2019
£40
Join a fun and magical process of creating gorgeous antique baubles to make your Christmas tree beautiful and unique. These distressed decorations will be made using lots of fun techniques but yet very simple materials you can easily source. These two workshops are at different locations and times in the Guildford & Dorking area, please contact me for details of the location and to book your place. All materials and refreshments included as well as complimentary Christmas gift box. You will take home three baubles and enough information to make...
Basic Plasterboarding and Finishing course
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Basic Plasterboarding and Finishing course
Surrey - Next course on 18th October 2019
£25
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. If you are about to do some renovations or just want to add to your skill set join David for a skills class and learn the techniques and tools of plasterboard construction. Becoming a good plasterer requires a lot of skill and many months of practice some plasterers would say years. It not just knowing how to put the material on the wall, it's knowing when, how thick, the right mix,...
Do It Yourself DIY workshop
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Do It Yourself DIY workshop
Devon - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£85
Learn the basics of Do-It-Yourself at this one-day workshop with in the Trill Farm wood workshop. Perfect for beginners for all those annoying jobs around the house that you feel you should be able to tackle... if only you knew how. We know it's frustrating to wait for jobs to be done, and how much tradespeople can charge for them! And we understand it can be a bit daunting to head for a wall with a power drill. This is an enjoyable hands on workshop that covers many of the...
Furniture painting workshop near Welshpool, Powys
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Furniture painting workshop near Welshpool, Powys
Powys
£50
Set in the remote, picturesque village of Pont Robert in mid Wales, on a hilltop clearing, surrounded by forest is where the workshop will be held. Bring your own small piece of furniture along to paint and learn from a professional upcycler trained in Annie Sloan’s techniques. We will briefly go through different paints, different techniques and different preparations that you will be able to choose from for use on your piece of furniture. Then the rest of the day will be dedicated to helping you achieve your desired effect,...

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