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Make an upcycled garden planter

Make an upcycled garden planter

SHORT COURSE, 3 HOURS
MADE FROM UPCYCLED WOOD.

The course will cover an overview of the tools and techniques in how to use pallets for garden projects. You will create your own garden planter to take home.

Content score (practical/info-theory): 5/3

 

Learn

  • Ways of connecting/joining planks together
  • Marking out
  • Nail guns
  • How to use hand and power tools safely
  • How to use a burner to give the planter a rustic finish

 

General information for your visit.

Please wear clothes suitable for dusty work, sensible shoes, and your own lunch. There is a local shop nearby if you wish to buy lunch or you can bring a packed lunch with you. Tea and coffee is provided at lunch.

If you have some of your own tools and would like to learn how to use them properly, then you are welcome to bring them and use them on the course. We have a fully equipped workshop so there is no need to bring anything, but some students like to bring their own.

 

COURSE INFO

Location: The Great British Woodshop, Oakcroft Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6JH

SHORT COURSE, 3 HOURS
MADE FROM UPCYCLED WOOD.

The course will cover an overview of the tools and techniques used in pallet upcycling. You will create your own garden planter.

Price: £45

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REVIEWS

Enjoyable half day course not only making a garden planter but also learning good and valuable skills when working with wood and power tools. The teacher was very friendly and helpful - taking time with each member of the group and creating a good atmosphere. It’s a great intro class if you’re interested in the other classes available and making something useful for the garden. Highly recommend
Alexandra Williams
Make an upcycled garden planter
Besides enjoying the Woodworking Basics and DIY course, I learnt a huge amount from David. In additon to explaining the use of a huge range of DIY tools, jigs and techniques he was keen to show how he is applying his skills on some significant projects he is working on. He blends clear explanation with the opportunity to try-out the skills you need on many day-to-day tasks or more significant projects and was ever-ready to offer advice on how to address some of the practical issues I face. David's easy-going style, supplemented by years of experience in coaching at top professional levels, enables him to zero-in on unproductive habits quickly yet provide constructive feedback. It's a course that does more than it says on the tin!
Craig Vollmer
Make an upcycled garden planter
Just completed my second course today. Fun, informative, practical, and eye-opening. Both the DIY and tray making classes gave me so much confidence to work with tools and start making/fixing things. I didn't realise how many times the men I trusted to do work on my home were getting it wrong until I learned the right way from David - thanks again!
Bontle
Make an upcycled garden planter