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Beginners 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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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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