Basic DIY jobs come up time and time again and if you know what to do, most jobs are easy. If you don’t know what to do though, it can be a nightmare!
We want to help guide you through the maze of DIY and give you a good basic understanding of how to do some simple but often tricky jobs around the house.
In this action packed DIY in a Day course for adults, we will cover as many topics as possible leaving you with the skills you need to attack that next DIY job with ease. And - if you’ve got a burning question about DIY you would like us to answer - this is your chance.
2022 Workshop Dates: Sat 7th May Sat 18th June Sat 9th July Sat 6th August Sat 3rd September Sat 15th October Sat 5th November
THE COURSE: In just one really enjoyable and relaxed day, you will learn how to use a power drill and hammer drill properly and safely and even how to choose the right one at the DIY shop! We’ll show you how to drill into wood, metal and masonry like a pro and show you how to figure out what’s behind that wall before you start drilling!
You will practice hanging a set of shelves the proper way using the right wall fixings and a spirit level and you will leave knowing how to hang your own shelves and curtain rails as well as understanding how to build your own shelves into alcoves or any other spot you fancy.
And that’s not all! We’ll show you how to hold and use a saw properly, show you why you need different saws for different materials and get you having a go with some superb power saws which get the job done with ease.
By the end of the day, you will understand how to use a hammer properly, how to choose the right drill bit and drill settings to get the right result, how to use a tape measure, markings and spirit levels to hang anything you want perfectly level every time. You will know how to choose the right screwdriver for the job, how to set up any drill with ease and how to have fun doing it!
The DIY in a Day course is suitable for DIY beginners of all ages. It’s the perfect introduction to everything DIY and you will leave the workshop with a set of skills that will last a lifetime.
In this hands on course, you will be using the following tools: • Cordless Drill Driver • Hammer Drill • SDS Drill • Spirit Level • Plasterboard Wall Fixings and setting tool, Rawl Plugs, Screws • Rip saw, Tenon Saw, Hack Saw, Coping Saw • Jigsaw, Compound Mitre Saw, Bandsaw, Plunge Saw, Track Saw • Dust Extraction • Hammers, Nails, Screwdrivers, Allen Keys, Wrenches, Tape Measure
THE VENUE: The Ash & Co. workshop is a super friendly, fun and relaxed environment that welcomes all ages and all genders to share in our passion for making. We want you to leave the workshop happy, content and full of knowledge that you didn’t have before.
We’re there with you to offer advice every step of the way and always have time to answer all your questions.All tools, materials and safety equipment are provided on the course and complimentary tea, coffee and water are available throughout the evening.
HOW TO BOOK: To secure your place on one of our DIY in a Day workshop courses simply fill out the form at the top of this page and purchase through the usual checkout process.
We will need the name of the attendee and a contact phone number or email address. You will receive an email confirming all the details, and we are always happy to answer any questions you may have before you arrive.