Training course in upcycling with pallets. An introduction to making furniture with pallets for beginners in Somerset: two days



Upcycling with Pallets two day course.

The course will cover the tools and techniques used in taking apart a pallet and turning it into something new, using upcycling skills and reclaimed timber.

This course is for anyone who wishes to learn how to turn pallets into something useful.
Courses are run every month throughout the year (except August) just ask for the updated list.

Day one:

During the day we will cover:-
• Pallet sourcing.
• Taking apart a pallet.
• Designing your project.
• Marking out.
• Using hand tools safely.
• Using power tools safely.

You will then be supported to put it all into practice and de-construct a full-size pallet and then build a project, which you can then take home with you at the end of the day.

Day two:

The day will be focused on how you create finishes with recycled wood projects and how you integrate other materials or lights. During the day you will learn about the following:

lean how to add lights to your design and then integrating them into your design.

Using colours and decorative finishes e.g staining wood, ageing wood, different types of paint effects on wood, distressing wood and using heat to distress wood.

Again you will then be supported to put it all into practice and build another project, which you can also then take home with you at the end of the day


One day option also available, please see my other listings

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools are included in the day, but old clothes, work boots and work gloves are recommended.

All courses are run indoors in the dry with heating.

There is also free tea and coffee throughout the day.

Please get in touch to book a place.


Scott at Black Paw upcycle project


9 Silver Street

Suitable for

  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


2 days (9:15am to 4:30pm)

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Paula Azevedo - - #33248

It was an amazing weekend, i never did any wood work and now feel confident to build lots of different things, already have loads of projects in my mind to do around the house :)
Scott and Sue were amazing, i felt i was learning with friends...
Definitely recommend.

Response from Black Paw upcycle project:

Thanks Paula it was a pleasure having you on the course. Good luck on building amazing stuff. I'd love a photo of your new creations when you make them. Have fun Scott

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