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anyone done a DIY course?

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stuckindamiddle Sun 09-Mar-14 12:46:22

Am keen to do something, aimed at amateurs and ideally women friendly.
Could commit a weekend tops.
Would like to learn basics of painting and stuff like how to change washer on dripping tap, adjust a sticking door, drilling to fix shelves and blinds and to hang pictures etc.

ElleDubloo Tue 11-Mar-14 15:10:44

Have you tried your local community college? Prices are much more reasonable than the commercial courses. They don't tend to appear on Google searches.

Toastqueen Tue 11-Mar-14 23:43:49

B&Q run classes free or at very low cost check your local one unfortunately not all stores do mine did but stopped :-(

crazybutterflylady Wed 12-Mar-14 05:59:28

I was just coming on here to ask the very same thing, I can't seem to find anything. Did you find a course OP?

MrsJohnDeere Wed 12-Mar-14 07:49:52

I would love to do something like this.

stuckindamiddle Wed 12-Mar-14 09:22:22

Thanks for the replies. I'll check B and Q. Nothing at my local community college unfortunately.

When I lived in the south east a few years ago I found a place that did what looked like a great women's DIY course, based near Gatwick I think? I never got round to doing OT and as we've since moved west, that's too far for me to travel now unfortunately.

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