Home Hardware DIY & Tooling Centre

Have a home reno to-do list, but not sure how to get started? Learn the hands-on skills you need to complete DIY projects alongside the experts with a visit to the Home Hardware DIY & Tooling Centre.

You’ll find learning opportunities like understanding the basics of using BLACK+DECKER power tools, small DIY projects, simple home improvements, paint tips, tool safety, and reno tips from the pro’s.

Whether you’re just getting comfortable DIYing in your own home, or an experienced DIYer the DIY & Tooling Centre has something for everyone. Find the right tool or technique for your next home project or simply try the tools out first hand.

PLUS Show off your DIY master skills with our tooling challenges, win prizes and more!

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Get hands-on demonstrations and learn how to…

  • Use a mitre saw
  • Making coping cuts on trim
  • Use a jigsaw
  • Use a power drill, sanders and more power tools
  • Basic lessons on how to use common power tools at home
  • Safety tips on using power tools
  • Hands-on demonstrations
  • Pocket Hole demo and pointers
  • Install a light fixture
  • Faucet / drain installation
  • Paint tips and tricks

Sun. Feb. 18 | Rust-Oleum Workshops

If you’ve been dreaming of upcycling your existing furniture with a fresh coat of paint or giving your kitchen a cosmetic overhaul, then roll up your sleeves and join Cityline’s Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault as she leads a series of workshops to walk you through every step of the process. From prep, to priming and painting, Leigh-Ann will simplify the process by sharing some of her favourite DIY products and makeover secrets to ensure your project is done quickly and professionally.

Workshop 1: 11am
Furniture Refinishing: Chalked Paint, Glazes, and Decorative Finishes

Workshop 2: 12:30pm
Furniture Refinishing: Stains, DIY Barnboard, and Protective Topcoats

Workshop 3: 3:30pm
DIY Kitchen Makeover: How to transform your kitchen cabinets, counters, and back splash with PAINT

Chris Palmer | Friday & Saturday

Chris Palmer will be sharing advice on finishing techniques for trim, windows, paint, caulking along with many of his tricks for speeding up the installation of these techniques.

Jordan Spear | All Weekend

Catch Jordan Spear at the DIY Centre sharing insights on faucet/drain installation, light fixture install, pocket holes, and answers to many other questions!

Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault | Saturday & Sunday

Leigh-Ann will share her DIY expertise on how to save when doing your own renovations.

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