In-person course
in West Byfleet

Practical Class – The essential power tools (Drill, Jigsaw, Circular Saw)



The Great British Woodshop practical series classes are a good follow-on from our Skills Classes where you can take the knowledge you have learned and put it to practical use in a more targeted or focused way. This class is a mini version of our Ultimate Power Tool Day focusing on the three essential power tools every homeowner who wants to DIY’it and build things will need. We will go through all the features of each of the following battery-operated tools: Drill, Jigsaw and Circular Saw Once you have finished the operational aspects of the tools you will use them in different scenarios that are typical in the home. Drilling: Large holes with a hole-saw in plasterboard for installing Downlighters Drilling for Wall Fixings Drilling metal Drilling Sheet Metal Drilling brick Jigsaw: Cutting curves in timber Cutting at angles Cutting metal Cutting holes Cutting spaces in a countertop for sinks and hobs Portable Circular Saw: Cutting large panels Cutting mitres Cutting at angles Plunge cutting Dado’ing and Grooving Using simple jigs to help you cut accurately Maximum of 4 students. By booking this course, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. Course located in Surrey.

What's included in the price?

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, parking is available on the driveway. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day. There is no lunch provided so bring your own or there is a local shop 1 min drive away. Local train station is approx 10 mins walk and parking is available at the workshop.


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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



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Cherry Lodge, Oakcroft Rd, Oakcroft Rd, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 6JH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
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