Make a Serving Tray
Build a practical wooden serving tray using basic power tools. Learn design, layout, cutting and jointing.
You will cut materials to size from the drawing and using the power mitre saw create mitre joints. You will use the router table and templates to create the tray ends and create grooves for the tray bottom and glue and assemble the project ready for staining or painting.
Build a practical wooden serving tray using basic power tools. Learn design, layout, cutting ...
Basic Woodwork and DIY Course
Designed for the complete beginner, learn basic woodwork; 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.
Drawing plans and working from them
Different types of squares and their uses
Marking techniques and measuring on metal and wood
Drill bits (twist drills, brad point, masonry, forstner bits, hinge bits, speed bits)
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)
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
Designed for the complete beginner, learn basic woodwork; how to use different tools and ...
DIY and Home Maintenance Course
This course is aimed at the homeowner who would like to build their home maintenance, repair and home renovating skills. During this one day course, you will learn the following:
How to drill into plasterboard, wood, concrete, glass and brick
Replacing a door (hanging the door, replacing hinges, installing door hardware-handle & lock)
Repairing plasterboard (cracks, small and large holes)
Blocking up a doorway or opening up a wall
Fixing pictures and TV’s to walls using different fixings for different walls
Electrical basics (wiring a plug, making an extension lead, repairing lamps and installing light fixtures, how to use a multi-meter for checking voltage and current, changing a wall socket and light switch, how to install downlights (LED and colour changing) and dimming options for mains and low voltage
How to feed cables into difficult places and final testing
Removal and application of silicon sealants, different sealants and their uses
How to deal with wet and dry rot, special undercoats and paints
Repairing overflowing toilets, leaking tap washers and plastic pipe connectors
Changing a tap
Tile application and grouting basics
This course is aimed at the homeowner who would like to build their home ...