The big box retailers and other home centers have been offering courses in home improvement and do-it-yourself but some of the best courses are offered by local teaching centers such as the DIY Academy in San Francisco.
They have specific classes for women and one of the more interesting is an introduction to power tools and tiling. You can also get the goods on installing drywall and painting like a pro.
They are currently offering 20% off most classes if you sign up before April 30, 2010.
The following two tabs change content below.
Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.