In this educational video program, you will learn the basics of masonry. The masonry program has been created to provide useful and accessible content for anyone seeking to learn the fundamentals of masonry. It serves to guide vocational empowerment as well as basic self reliance at home. This course will simplify the technical aspects of the work at hand. This curriculum was developed to provide free content in aid of workers entering into the construction industry in India. However, it covers the universal basics of masonry and introduces key concepts and techniques to anyone who wishes to learn. The masonry program has been created thanks to the support of Castorama. It has been split into the following categories: Introduction to masonry, Components and Materials, Tools, Safety & Maintenance, and Construction. A Mason has a complex job at hand demanding a deep understanding of different materials and how they interact with each other. Creating solid structures based on two-dimensional blueprints requires one to constantly strengthen skills and knowledge. Although experience is the most important aspect learning in any practical field, a good foundation will ensure a smooth learning curve. Let's begin!
Godhandapani Murugan was born to a family of farmers in the village of Bommayapalayam, in Tamil Nadu, India. Due to a shortage of work caused by a shift to less labour intensive cash crops in the region, he found himself working as a helper mason at the age of 13, for a daily wage of $0.05. Although he had no schooling, he learnt quickly and rose to the level of an expert mason. Over the years he has built over 15 large houses unaided by engineers.
In this educational video program, you will learn some essential skills to help you become a skilled woodworker. The key aim of this program is to help individuals develop the unique skillset required for woodworking and carpentry. It has been structured with the goal of opening up professional opportunities, by helping people to acquire useful skills which can help them find employment. It is also a program suitable for anyone interested in learning more about woodwork irrespective of their prior experience level.The introduction to tools and techniques, along with step-by-step projects, will provide a basic foundation to get you started in the field. The information and instructions contained in this video series are meant to provide beginners with a basic introduction to the techniques and skills required in woodworking. It has been split into the following categories: introduction to woodworking, marking tools, measuring tools, saws, planing and shaving tools, hammers and mallets, chisels, rasp and file, drills, screwdrivers, finishing, clamps and vice, joinery, power tools, making simple tools, and projects. Woodworking involves design, planning and layout, and execution with hands-on proficiency. The woodworker will always find his problem-solving skills being challenged, but the satisfaction of crafting useful objects for people is hugely rewarding. The abstract thinking and physical coordination required for woodworking makes it an ideal field for those in pursuit of discipline and excellence from work that bears practical results. Welcome to the world of woodworking!
With this easily accessible educational video program you will be able to get stuck into some quick and easy DIY projects to improve the decoration of your home. Aimed principally at DIY newcomers, the program contains a whole wealth of videos that have been designed by experts to help you improve and renovate your home, all while promoting an efficient use of your space. Whether you’re looking to re-paint your kitchen, lay down wooden flooring, or install and customise new furniture, this program is for you! Watch the videos which interest you the most and get inspired to go off and try out your own DIY projects. The program is broken down into chapters to give you a more comprehensive learning experience. We start off by learning about common household tools, then move on to look at flooring, followed by walls and ceilings, next we turn our eye to finishing touches, then bathrooms and tiling, basic plumbing, oddjobs, outdoor works and more! Always remember to take appropriate safety measures when tackling a DIY project- especially when handling tools or materials. Our program can help you create a home to be proud of, and to become the handyman or woman you've always wanted to be!
In this programme, you will learn how to invite biodiversity into your home through a series of projects that will teach you how to build and prepare several different animal shelters and feeders for birds and small animals. These videos will show you how you can have fun creating a range of projects to protect, house and feed birds, and much more! You will also learn the characteristics of certain animal species and discover how you can take active steps to protect their ecosystem. You're never too old to care about the environment, but even so, children and teenagers alike will enjoy building projects that will help protect and conserve the natural environment around them. These practical video tutorials are simple and accessible to all, so the whole family can get involved! The most demanding techniques in the projects involve cutting wooden planks and using nails. As such, these animal shelters provide the perfect opportunity to create, discover and conserve as a family. Whatever your age, be sure to take care when using and handling tools. This programme has been created in partnership with the Bird Protection Association. The expertise of its members stems from the organisation's commitment to protecting and conserving wildlife for over a century. There are three main themes running through the programme: understanding biodiversity, building birdhouses and other animal shelters, then finally, helping birds to feed during colder periods. Each video is made up of three steps. Firstly, we will specify the materials and tools needed for the project. Next, we explain the technique for building and assembling the project. Finally, we will show you how to install your project at home so that it is best suited to the needs of the bird or animal. By installing birdhouses, shelters and feeders around you, you will be helping to conserve wildlife species and promote biodiversity in your home environment. Taking steps to boost biodiversity around you will be helping the bigger picture, especially that of the ecosystem linking humans, animals and plants.