Practical Woodwork & DIY Skills for Beginners

If you are completely new to woodworking / DIY skills, then this course is for you!

Over the 10 weeks you will learn practical and transferable skills that will give you independence and confidence to use traditional and modern materials and tools.  You will build a set project using simple skills, resulting in a professional product and you’ll explore what to include in a basic tool kit of your own.  Den, the tutor, is an experienced and encouraging woodworker, he will guide you through the course using simple tips and techniques.

Your tutor:  Den Pemberton

Den Pemberton has a City and Guilds Furniture Making Diploma and owns his own comprehensive workshop at home. He has been woodworking and making furniture for over 40 years. Now in semi-retirement, he teaches Adult Learning courses at various Centres.

What you will need to bring to the first session:

  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Old clothing

Requirements for the course

All materials are provided. However, a charge of £30 will be made, which is payable to the tutor at the first session.

Course Dates:

September – 13, 20 and 27

October – 4, 11 and 18

November – 1, 8, 15 and 22


Course Details

Day Tuesday
Time 19.00-21.00
Weeks/Term 10 weeks
Start Date 13 September 2022
Cost £130
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