DIY Classes Boston

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Boston have spots left, but 1 class live online is available.

Wood Burn a Charcuterie Board

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Learn the basics of pyrography in this virtual wood burning class! With DIY craft kit delivered to you. Add some fire to your next craft day and learn how to create a custom charcuterie board in this online wood burning class. Pyrography is the art of decorating a surface with heat. In this class, you will learn all you need to know to create your own unique charcuterie board to show off at your next event. This workshop will teach you how to...

Monday Oct 2nd, 7–8pm Eastern Time

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Demystifying Plaster Repair

Boston Building Resources @ 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

If you have an old house that has walls of lath and plaster, this is the workshop for you. Learn how to repair walls that are cracked, or where the plaster is pulling away from the lath, by using a bonding adhesive to reattach the plaster. We will learn how to assess problem areas, apply the adhesive, and finish the area for a smooth, even appearance. This is a Hands-on workshop.

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Installing Interior Trim and Scribing

Boston Building Resources @ 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

The casing around windows and doors is what we see and handle every day, and installing it can be a very satisfying step in a home improvement project. Gain the skills to measure, cut, and nail casing and molding into place for a professional finish to your work. We will also focus on scribing, the process of fitting a piece of trim against an irregular edge.

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Installing a Door and a Window

Boston Building Resources @ 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

This hands-on class will help you learn how to replace a door or to hang a door in a finished opening where the jamb is already in place. We will cover fitting the door to the opening, including trimming a Reuse Center door to size and making a door work in an opening that may not be quite plumb and square. We will also install a window in a rough opening, with attention paid to creating a watertight installation and sealing against air infiltra...

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Basic Wall Framing

Boston Building Resources @ 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

Ever wondered what’s behind that plaster or drywall? If you are planning to build a wall, or simply want to understand how the walls in your home are constructed, this class will get you started. Learn the basics of 2x4 wall construction and framing techniques and gain hands-on experience. Participants will frame in rough openings for a door and a window as well as construct corner and partition wall connections.

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Family Making: Light Up Circuits

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA 02446

Come on in for a relaxed afternoon of Halloween themed circuit making. Learn how to build a simple circuit then add artistic details to your creation. Make a card to send to a friend,or turn it into a fun, interactive Halloween decoration. A little tech, a little art, and a whole lot of family fun time!

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Home Electrical Repair

Assabet After Dark @ 215 Fitchburg St, Boston, MA 01752

Are you afraid of working on small electrical repairs at home?  Work through your nervousness and understand what is involved and how to work on these repairs safely and within the constraints of the law.  You will learn through demonstrations of practical methods to repair small electrical problems.  Gain confidence to know when you call your town's building inspector and when you need a permit or licensed electrician.

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2 sessions

Basic Home Repairs

The Eliot School @ 24 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Get ready to properly and easily make home repairs on your own. Learn to equip yourself with a simple set of tools and shop for supplies. Bring your individual needs as a homeowner or renter, and prepare yourself to patch holes and cracks, create a pet door and fix a broken doorknob. Learn how to identify which projects you can do yourself and which require a skilled tradesperson, as well as how to find a good electrician, plumber or handy helper....

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6 sessions

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