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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.
The Maker Station co-working studio!
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The Maker Station co-working studio!
London
£15
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 workshops. Members will be able to use the ‘library’ to peruse fabric books and wallpaper...
Basic Plasterboarding and Finishing course
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Basic Plasterboarding and Finishing course
Surrey - Next course on 4th September 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,...
Basic course - laying laminate flooring
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Basic course - laying laminate flooring
Surrey - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£25
FOR AVAILABLE DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. 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...
Basic tiling course
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Basic tiling course
Surrey - Next course on 4th September 2019
£25
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE LINK ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. 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...
String Art Workshop
String Art Workshop
Greater Manchester
£25
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 atmosphere and we'll supply you with all the brews and biscuits your heart may desire....
Basic electrical course - part 1
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Basic electrical course - part 1
Surrey - Next course on 6th September 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...
Basic electrical part 2 - practical
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Basic electrical part 2 - practical
Surrey - Next course on 8th November 2019
£30
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON, TOP RIGHT ON THIS PAGE. 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.
Basic plumbing course
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Basic plumbing course
Surrey - Next course on 6th September 2019
£30
For dates and to book this course, please click on the view website button - top right on this page. 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...
Antique Christmas baubles workshop
Antique Christmas baubles workshop
Surrey - Next course on 7th September 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...
Lampshade making workshops in Hampshire
Lampshade making workshops in Hampshire
Hampshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
£45
A fun and creative 2 hour workshop to learn how to make your own 30cm drum lampshade. We will supply everything you need to create your ceiling or table lampshade that you can take home with you. We have a selection of fabrics to choose from included in the price. Please contact us if you would like to use your own fabric. You will learn a great new skill, have fun and enjoy free tea and coffee and delicious homemade cakes! Please contact me to enquire about the timings of...

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