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Learn how to build your own furniture, knitted clothing, and home decor items in Boston's DIY classes. From woodworking to crocheting, these classes offer hands-on experience and expert guidance for all skill levels.

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 art of pyrography and create a custom charcuterie board in this virtual wood-burning class. Add a unique touch to your next event or create a personalized gift with the skills you'll gain in this workshop. Get ready to unleash your creativity with fire!

Monday Dec 25th, 7–8pm Eastern Time

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Demystifying Plaster Repair

Boston Building Resources @ 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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