Social distancing Class numbers will be restricted to no more than 5 people. Those attending class will be asked to bring their own masks and gloves please. Benches and tools will be wiped before use.
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.
Drawing plans and working from them
Battery powered drills
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