DIY Workshop: Make a Deck

Learn to enhance your outdoor space at this practical DIY workshop.



3 hours Class size 1 to 6     label £60

Summer is the perfect time to give your outdoor space some love, and what better way than by learning to lay your own decking? Under the guidance of the experts from The Great British Woodshop, you'll learn how to build your own deck from start to finish.

During the class, you'll learn:

  • Measure and prepare the decking area. You will need to create a solid foundation for your decking, there are many options which will help to prevent your decking from sinking into soft ground and keep the deck ventilated.
  • Framing for the deck and suitable materials for this.
  • Ground-level and elevated decks.
  • Different options for deck materials, wood or composite.
  • Laying the boards and patterns
  • Options for fastenings
  • Treatment for decks and maintenance

Your talented tutors will be on hand throughout the class to dispense tips and advice, and you'll leave brimming with knowledge and the confidence to get building your deck right away.


What you'll get
All materials and tools to practice a variety of DIY skills.
 
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

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

DIY Workshop: Make a Deck 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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