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Build your own Bird Box or bug house from recycled materials for beginners.

Duration: half day course

Price: £57

Book with: Scott McMillan
at Black Paw upcycle project

9 Silver Street

About the Course

This is a hands-on short course for beginners is 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.

Courses are run every month throughout the year (except August). just ask for the updated list.

General information about the course.
You will gain practical skills and experience of materials, tools, and construction used in upcycling.

The course will be held in Glastonbury, Somerset.


What is required from you?
-Old clothes, work boots, and work gloves are recommended.
-You need no skills in woodwork or using tools for this courses you just need to be keen to get stuck in.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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