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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.

£15
London
The Maker Station is a coworking, hot benching, hot desking studio space for makers, creatives and artisans. We offer an affordable, shared space for independent, artistically minded people to collaborate, create and be inspired. Our aim is to bring together upholsterers, dressmakers, quilters, knitters, jewellery makers, sewers, soft furnishers, and everyone in between, and let them loose in our creative community hub. In addition to hiring workbenches, we provide space for classes, demos, exhibitions and...
£19.95
Hertfordshire
Come and try out lots of products and watch demos from - Fusion Mineral Paint Craig & Rose Artisan Paints Nicky Cash of Done Up North The House of Upcycling A great opportunity to see what the fuss is about with all the new paint products - Rust, Copper Patina, Acrylic pours etc Watch Nicky Cash of Done up North and get an insight on her trade secrets. Listen to Chris Billingshurst of The House...
£20
Surrey - Next course on 27th July 2019
Make a lovely floral waterfal arrangement in a tea cup and saucer that will make a nice decor piece in your home or can be given as a gift to someone you love. It can also be used as a wedding decoration. We will also make couple of other home decor projects using the Sizzix die cutting machine and fabrics/felts. This workshop is suitable for all abilities and is also teen friendly.
£25
Surrey
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, how quick and this...
£25
Surrey
In this course you will learn how to plan out the laying of your floor, working out the total area so you purchase the correct amount of material. Different material thicknesses and the reasons for the choice. Underlay selection and cutting. Cutting the flooring to size and fitting each piece together and trimming the last section on each run. Dealing with the perimeter of the room and the edges of the flooring. Also removing scratches...
£25
Surrey
Learn basic skills such as: · Setting out your tiling work · Explaining all the different adhesives used for different surfaces · Demonstrating all the tools required · Cutting tiles · Explaining tiling involving Borders, Diamonds and Patterns · How to cut around windows and reveals · How to cope with tiling difficult areas such as uneven walls · How to tile around sockets and switches · How to tile splash-backs · How to tile...
£25
Greater Manchester - Next course on 5th July 2019
String art is created by wrapping string around nails to create a shape. This shape can then be filled in by wrapping the string in different directions to create a pattern. This workshop is perfect for beginners and all materials are provided. You'll leave with a new skill, less stress (2 hours of hammering nails can be very therapeutic!) and two pieces of art to take home. You'll be taught in a relaxed and supportive...
£30
Surrey - Next course on 15th August 2019
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 adding...
£30
Surrey - Next course on 17th August 2019
Building on the theory from part 1 of this course, you will learn a lot more practical skills: Soldering Test equipment Fault finding techniques Tracing Cable Dealing with armoured cable Termination methods Testing circuits Minimum of 2 bookings for this course to run.
£30
Surrey - Next course on 15th August 2019
This course is not designed to get you ready for a career as a professional plumber. This is for homeowners who want to learn the basics so they can repair or fix simple common plumbing problems around the house. With a few basics and a bit of confidence there are many simple jobs like fixing leaking taps or toilets that you can do yourself, so why pay a professional plumber £70 for something you can...

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