DIY Workshop: Hanging a Door

Spruce up your interiors with the skills from this practical DIY class.



3 hours Class size 1 to 4     label £75

If your interior doors are looking a bit long in the tooth and you want to give them a bit of an update, you'll love learning the fundamentals in this friendly DIY workshop.

In this practical class, you will learn how to hang a door. You will mark out for hinges, and create the mortises in the door and frame with a chisel and a router. Create the mortise for the latch, fit the door handle and hinges and finally hang the door.

The Great British Woodshop practical series classes are a good follow-on from their Skills Classes where you can take the knowledge you have learned and put it to practical use in a more targeted or focused way.

During the class, you'll learn:

  • Marking out for the hinges in both the frame and the door
  • Creating the mortises in the door and frame with a chisel
  • Create the mortise for the latch
  • Fit the door handle
  • Fit the hinges
  • Hang the door to the frame


Your tutor will pair up the students into groups of two so you have a buddy to help you lift and manoeuvre the door, and youwill also discuss techniques for performing these tasks on your own.


What you'll get
All materials and tools to practice a variety of DIY techniques for hanging doors.
 
What to bring
  • 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.
  • 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 throughout the day.
Location

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

DIY Workshop: Hanging a Door location
Your teacher
The Great British Woodshop
The Great British Woodshop

4.9 (18)

At the Great British Woodshop, students of all abilities are given a warm welcome at our large and fully tooled workshop in West Byfleet, Surrey.

Courses are run by woodworking craftsman and television presenter David Free. DRB certified, David has been practising woodwork for 40 years and has been teaching all ages for 20 of those. David is passionate about sharing his woodwork and DIY knowledge with others.

More about this class

This teacher has 18 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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