£175

Basic Woodwork and DIY Course

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The Great British Woodshop

West Byfleet

KT14 6JH

United Kingdom

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Maximum 4 people

Designed for the complete beginner, learn basic wood work; how to use different tools and gain the skills needed for necessary household DIY including: Hanging shelves, repairing cupboard doors, flat pack furniture, using battery tools.

All safety equipment is provided but wear clothes suitable for being in a workshop.

COURSE CONTENT

Drawing plans and working from them

Battery powered drills

Different types of squares and their uses

Marking techniques and measuring on metal and wood

Drilling

Drill bits (twist drills, brad point, masonry, forstner bits, hinge bits, speed bits)

Profile gauges

Plum lines

Hand planes

Chisels

Fasteners (nails, screws,wall fixings, concrete anchors, expanding and cam fixings)

Handsaws, Hacksaws, Coping saws

Files and rasps

Mitre blocks and Bench hooks

Timber selection for your projects

How to sharpen tools

Making basic joints (lap joints, half joints, mortise and tenon, pocket screws, box and dovetail joints)

Hinge types

Mortising for hinges and locks and how to install

Basic jigs to make your life easy

Spirit and Laser levels

Sanding and preparing for finish

General information for your visit.

Please wear clothes suitable for dusty work, sensible shoes and your own lunch. There is a local shop nearby if you wish to buy lunch or you can bring a packed lunch with you. Tea and coffee is provided throughout the day.

If you have some of your own tools and would like to learn how to use them properly, then you are welcome to bring them and use them on the course. We have a fully equipped workshop so there is no need to bring anything, but some students like to bring their own.

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The Great British Woodshop

West Byfleet

KT14 6JH

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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