Due to popular demand, together with a team of experienced Trades Women, TouchWood South West have developed DIY Skills Weekend Courses for Women!

The courses are:

  • Empowering –  fix and maintain your own home without having to wait for someone else to do it!
  • Practical – gain valuable hands-on experience together with important background knowledge
  • Inspiring – start a journey of discovery and learning in all things DIY

This course are a great addition to our 6 week Carpentry Courses.

This is what you’ll learn:

  • Which fixings do I use? Do I need screws, nails or rawl plugs? correct fixings for different wall types like plaster, brick, concrete block 
  • How to use a power drill and a cordless drill 
  • How to drill into different materials 
  • How to use a jig saw how to make a small shelf and a carpentry tool for sawing at home!

“A big thank you! One of the best courses I have ever taken, I learned so much”

“This course has given me so much confidence I never thought I had”

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