Build your own bird box or bug house from recycled materials for beginners



This is a hands-on short course for beginners in how to design and build your own bird box or bug/bee house from recycled materials, which you take home at the end of the session. General information about the course. You will gain practical skills and experience of materials, tools, and construction used in upcycling. You need no skills in woodwork or using tools for this courses, you just need to be keen to get stuck in. I run courses every few weeks to see all the open dates and book a place just click 'see available dates' to send a booking request, or use the 'message the tutor' to contact me with any questions. ---------------------- The course schedule and the topics to be addressed are merely illustrative and subject to modification depending on the participants' skill levels and the priority of subjects that participants wish to delve into on any given day.

What's included in the price?

What's included in the price? All materials and tools are included on the course. -All courses are run indoors in the dry with heating. -Children can take part if accompanied by a parent or guardian also on the course (one adult with each child) -There is also free tea and coffee on tap, throughout the day.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Scott has been upcycling furniture for many years, but it was only after family and friends asked how they could make the inventive pieces in his home that Scott first started sharing his skills. Over 7 years later Scott continues to host a number of Black Paw upcycling experiences in his workshop, helping people to create their own pieces of upcycled furniture and learn the skills needed to upcycle at home.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Vision impaired
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • Pet lovers
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Easter
  • Hen dos
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Stag dos
  • Father's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Daytime (weekdays)
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the BlackPaw work shop, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6EH