PREPARE & PAINT


  • 22/11/2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 29/11/2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn to decorate over two weekday mornings. Painting a room is a great way to transform your home interior, without it costing the earth. But it can be a daunting task and everyone wants to have that professional looking finish. What’s the secret to decorating success? Preparation and practice. We will guide you through the (more…)

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PREPARE & PAINT


  • 22/11/2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 29/11/2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Painting a room is a great way to transform your home interior, without it costing the earth. But it can be a daunting task and everyone wants to have that professional looking finish. What’s the secret to decorating success? Preparation and practice. Our Prepare & Paint workshop is a very practical class. From clearing the (more…)

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BASIC PLUMBING MORNING


  • 06/12/2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how to tackle some basic plumbing tasks around the home in this practical, hands-on weekday morning workshop. In this fast paced, practical workshop there will be plenty of time to learn how to isolate water supply, fix a leaky tap, rescue something from a U bend and unclog a blocked sink. All the basic (more…)

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BASIC PLUMBING EVENING


  • 06/12/2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how to tackle some basic plumbing tasks around the home in this practical, hands-on workshop. In this weeknight evening class there will be plenty of time to learn how to isolate water supply, fix a leaky tap,  rescue something from a U bend and unclog a blocked sink. All the basic essentials that you need (more…)

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INTRO TO WOODWORK – FLIP LID DOVETAIL BOX – 6 AFTERNOONS


  • Week One
    07/01/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Two
    14/01/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Three
    21/01/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Four
    28/01/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Five
    04/02/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Six
    11/02/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Suitable for: Confident beginners. Course length: 6 weeks – afternoons Dates: See below for individual dates/times. Key tools: Marking tools, hand saws, chisels, hand planes. Project: Flip lid dovetail box. Details: An absorbing six week course for confident beginners and a enjoyable learning experience for anyone with a little woodworking experience. Using a fusion of hardwood and softwood, this six week evening (more…)

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CARPENTRY FOR BEGINNERS – 12 EVENINGS – TOOLBOX


  • Week One
    08/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Two
    15/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Three
    22/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Four
    29/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Five
    05/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Six
    12/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Seven
    26/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Eight
    05/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Nine
    12/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Ten
    19/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Eleven
    26/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Week Twelve
    02/04/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In this throw away age, when all the furniture we own is assembled and not built, we are pleased to offer an opportunity to spend some  precious time learning how to use ageless tools to make something everlasting from wood. Using a mixture of vintage hand tools and modern power tools, experienced craftsman Andy Nicholl (more…)

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INTRO TO SEWING TECHNIQUES – 6 WEEKS EVENINGS


  • Intro to Sewing Techniques- 6 Weeks
    08/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 15/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 22/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 29/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 05/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 12/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday evenings 6.30pm-9.00pm (15 hours) Improve your sewing by learning some professional techniques Become confident and proficient in making your own clothes. During this 6 week course, learners will have a chance to perfect all the stages of basic dressmaking and tailoring by concentrating on universal and classic techniques to sewing success. Professional sewing tutor (more…)

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MAKE A WOOD CHAIR – 12 EVENINGS


  • 08/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 15/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 22/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 29/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 05/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 12/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 26/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 05/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 12/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 19/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 26/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 02/04/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A brand new varied and multi-skill twelve week evening course. Over twelve evenings you will learn how to make a planked red wood seat and fit splayed oak legs and back rails to make an elegant ‘Staked’ chair. This version is derived from an ‘open source’ drawing in the Anarchist’s Design Book by Lost Art (more…)

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UPHOLSTERY – BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR


  • 09/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 16/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:55 pm
  • 23/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 30/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 06/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 13/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 27/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 06/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 13/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 20/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 27/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 03/04/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

KEY PROJECT: RE-UPHOLSTERING YOUR OWN CHAIR. Suitable for beginners and fun for advanced learners. Bookable in blocks of six-weeks so that you can work on your project at your own pace. This workshop is led by Sally Mollett, a professional upholsterer who teaches several other courses for us as well as  our ‘One year Upholstery (more…)

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FURNITURE RESTORATION – EVENINGS – BRING A PROJECT


  • 09/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 16/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 23/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 30/01/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 06/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 13/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 27/02/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 06/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 13/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 20/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 27/03/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 03/04/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A wonderful entry into the enchanting world of restoration. This is a project based course and we encourage learners to bring a small wood item to the first class. You can bring a 60’s magazine rack, a small occasional table, a simple chair or  a shabby wood box. These objects can be wobbly, scratched or dented, and (more…)

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