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I made it! Girls with power tools

I made it! Girls with power tools at the Dual Works

Duration: One day

Price: £130

Contact: Zoe Robertson at Dual Works

23 A Kenyon Street
West Midlands
B18 6AR

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

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

About the Course

I made it: Girls with power tools

This one day ‘hands on’ workshop will explore a variety of construction techniques using easily available tools, materials and processes accessible by beginners. Introducing you to a range of hand and power tools this workshop is designed to empower you giving you the confidence to undertake simple DIY tasks in your own home.

We will enable you to design and construct a simple wooden shelf and demonstrate how to put this up in your home. Instruction will be provided to show you how to construct a shelf to your own design and find out how to fix this correctly to different types of walls. This session also includes our top tips such as the best place and type of tools to buy or hire. The afternoon will allow enough time for you to free style and practice the skills you have learned. Beginners are welcome, no previous experience necessary!

You will be introduced to the following techniques and equipment

Techniques: measuring, marking out, cutting, sanding, drilling, screwing, fixing
Equipment: hand saw, jig saw, ruler, tape measure, sand paper, power drill /driver, rawplugs, wire detector, clamps, vice, claw hammer

For more information and booking please get in touch.

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What's included in the price?

All tools and material will be provided;
Expert tuition and guidance
Safe working practices, health and safety and assessing risk.
Introduction to tools, processes and techniques
Top tips handout to take away.
Personal protective equipment plus apron to wear
Unlimited answers to your questions
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Tea, Coffee and Cake throughout the day.
We will provide you with a special working lunch to keep your energy up.

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