DIY Courses

Of course you can: learn to do it yourself. DIY and lifestyle courses in Sydney.

DIY courses and workshops in Sydney. Ever thought about learning to Do It Yourself? Learn with us to gain skills, be creative and enjoy that “I made it myself” moment?

We offer hands-on practical learning experiences, in small groups, led by enthusiastic and experienced tutors. Most DIY classes are run in Sydney Inner City.

As a not-for-profit education provider with 30 years experience in adult education, we offer high quality courses, workshops and studios to help you gain new knowledge and skills you can put into practice right away.

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Pottery and Ceramics: Mould Making and Slip Casting

Learn mould making and slip casting with our Pottery courses in Sydney. Learn about the process of mould-making and slip-casting for ceramics. Slip-casting is a ceramic production process for the creation of multiples of the same shape. In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make two different shapes, both of which you will be able to choose. We will start with learning how to make plaster moulds, then go on to slip-casting from these moulds, before learning... [More]

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Pottery and Ceramics: Mould Making and Slip Casting

<p><strong>Learn mould making and slip casting with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/art-classes-sydney/Pottery-Classes">Pottery</a> courses in Sydney.</strong></p><p>

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$329 Limited inc GST / $263.20 / $296.10
Sessions 1 & 2 = 3hrs - Sessions 3-5 = 2hrs

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Fermenting & Pickling for the Seasons

Learn how to create your own wild fermented seasonal vegetables and naturally cultured pickles at this practical workshop in Sydney. Join author and wholefood educator, Marcea Klein, for a class full of gutsy goodness, as you learn all about fermenting and pickling the pick of the season’s organic fruit and veg. You’ll come away with a whole lot of knowledge on how to prepare your own wild ferments (that’s when you use the liquid that you extract from the produce, no starter... [More]

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Fermenting & Pickling for the Seasons

<p><b><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/Cooking">Learn</a> how to create your own wild fermented seasonal vegetables and naturally cultured pickles at this practical workshop

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$169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $152.10
Using spring seasonal ingredients

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Woodwork: Stool Workshop

Learn how to build your own wood stool in this Woodwork class in Sydney. Have you wanted to get into woodwork, but you’re not sure how? Join this class to learn basic traditional chair making and timber shaping skills. In this course, you will be using second-hand materials to make a small stakes leg stool using traditional tools and methods. Class sizes are kept small to ensure maximal learning experience. Course outcomes By the end of the course, you will have an understanding of... [More]

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Woodwork: Stool Workshop

<p><strong><a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own wood stool in this <a

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$299 Limited GST free / $239.20 / $269.10

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Mosaics for Beginners

Learn to be creative with glass, with our glass art courses in Sydney. In this Mosaic course, you will learn how to add colour and texture to a range of everyday objects using two different mosaic construction methods. The indirect method is the traditional technique of drawing your design in reverse on paper, gluing the tiles face down with water-based glue on the paper and when the mosaic is complete using a tile adhesive to place the mosaic on your chosen object. You can choose... [More]

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Mosaics for Beginners

<p><strong>Learn to be creative with glass, with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/art-classes-sydney/glass-art-classes-courses-sydney">glass art courses</a> in Sydney.</

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$399 Limited inc GST / $319.20 / $359.10
Materials are provided and included in the course fee.

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Stained Glass – Leadlight Windows for Beginners

Learn how to make leadlight panels in Sydney. In this hands-on course you learn how to construct your own leaded panel while you learn the elements of the craft such as glass cutting, leading, soldering and finishing your piece by cementing and polishing your panel. Our tutor has 20 years of experience within the field. She is highly professional and excited to pass on her skills & knowledge to you. Design your own work and google leadlight design and stained glass for additional... [More]

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Stained Glass – Leadlight Windows for Beginners

<p><strong><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/glass-art-classes-courses-sydney">Learn</a> how to make leadlight panels in Sydney.</strong></p><p>In this hands-on course you learn how to construct

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$499 Limited inc GST / $399.20 / $449.10
All major materials and tools are included in the course fee.
Stained Glass – Leadlight Windows for Beginners

<p><strong><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/glass-art-classes-courses-sydney">Learn</a> how to make leadlight panels in Sydney.</strong></p><p>In this hands-on course you learn how to construct

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$499 Limited inc GST / $399.20 / $449.10
All major materials and tools are included in the course fee.

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Woodwork: Intermediate

Learn how to build your own wood side table, with this woodwork course in Sydney. This woodwork course is a follow up to the Woodwork for Beginners course. Continuing with the principles learned in the Beginners course (working with reused materials using tools and equipment you’re likely to have at home, or can buy cheaply or second hand) the students are guided through the process of building a small side table, utilizing several traditional joinery techniques. Through the... [More]

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Woodwork: Intermediate

<p><strong><a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own wood side table, with

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$499 Limited inc GST / $399.20 / $449.10

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Woodwork: DIY Planter Box

Learn how to build your own planter box in this Woodwork class in Sydney. In this workshop you will design and create your own planter box with The Bower while gaining the knowledge and hands-on experience to construct a planter box from reclaimed timbers. Whether for inside or outside use, planter boxes add beauty to any place as well as many health benefits. With the right planter box, you are perfectly equipped for growing your own plants, herbs, fruit & vegetables or flowers.... [More]

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Woodwork: DIY Planter Box

<p><strong><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own planter box in this <a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/

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$299 Limited inc GST / $239.20 / $269.10

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Woodwork for Beginners

Learn Woodwork for Beginners with our woodwork courses in Sydney. If you’re wanting to start learning woodwork, and you don’t know where to start, this is the course for you. This Woodwork course provides the foundations for woodwork projects with a Re-DIY focus – the reuse of timber to create a functional toolbox. You will learn how to work with hand and power tools, selecting timbers, measuring and planning for projects and different finishing techniques for timber. This course... [More]

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Woodwork for Beginners

<p><strong><a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> Woodwork for Beginners with our <a href="https

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$399 Limited inc GST / $319.20 / $359.10
Venue: Redfern. Please enrol at least 2 working days before the start date so we can prepare for the correct class size. For ages 18+
Woodwork for Beginners

<p><strong><a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> Woodwork for Beginners with our <a href="https

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$399 Limited inc GST / $319.20 / $359.10
Venue: Redfern. Please enrol at least 2 working days before the start date so we can prepare for the correct class size. For ages 18+

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Furniture Restoration: Shabby Chic

Learn how to upcycle vintage furniture to shabby chic style at this Woodwork course in Sydney. Discover how easy and affordable it is to acquire and restore period furniture pieces in this popular decorator style. You’ll learn what kind of items to look out for and how to buy, prepare, finish and sell ‘upcycled’ furniture. It’s a great way to save decorating dollars, reduce landfill – and even make money from your garage. This course looks at different timbers, styles and finishes... [More]

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Furniture Restoration: Shabby Chic

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$179 Limited inc GST / $143.20 / $161.10
Session 1 & 2: Saturdays 10am – 1pm. Session 3: Sunday 8.30am – 1.30pm.

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Beeswax Wraps: DIY

Learn to make your own practical, safe and eco-friendly beeswax wrap with our DIY courses in Sydney. In this workshop you will learn how to make your own beautiful, reusable and natural food wraps. Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – class room and live online via the Zoom platform. If you choose our live online option, a material kit with all necessary items will be delivered to your door step after enrolment. Beeswax wraps are not only eco-friendly but also... [More]

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