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Father's Day: Get your Dad on the Tools!

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday and lots of people up and down the UK will be leaving things to the last minute and will be out buying presents this weekend for their Dads – the shops will be busy and some may be struggling for ideas so we thought maybe we could help…..


If you think that your dad has the potential to be a hands-on kind of a guy, why not consider some essential tools to spark his interest in DIY:

At Able Skills our instructors know everything there is to know about their respective trades and they know just as much about the tools that they use every day. With the help of these very experienced instructors, we have put together a list of tools you could buy your Dad this Father’s Day


Mac Allister Brick Trowel (L) 400mm (W) 140mm

trowelIf you think your dad has the potential to build a lovely brick BBQ ready for this summer then you could consider a trowel to get him started:


B&Q - £8


B&Q Value Paint Brush (W) ½", 1", 1½", 2", Set of 5

paintYou can also get your Dad painting this summer with this paint brush set. All those jobs that he promised to do can now be completed. The excuses will be gone and he will be having a busy summer!


B&Q - £4


Mac Allister Tile Cutter

tile cutterDoes your Dad keep putting off tiling work in your kitchen or bathroom because he doesn’t have the tools?

Buy him a tile cutter to get him started and to stop the excuses.


B&Q - £15.67


Mac Allister Cordless 14.4V Li-Ion Combi Drill 1 Battery MSHD144-LI

drillHave you been wanting a shelf to go up in your room for the past year?

Force your Dad to finally do it by buying him a drill this Father’s Day!


B&Q - £52

 Get your Dad on the tools this Father’s Day with some of these gifts – stop all of those excuses and let’s hope he gets those jobs done. Treat your Dad and introduce him to the wonders of the construction/DIY industry.

If you want to go that one step further then book him a course here at Able Skills and you never know, it could be the start of a new career for him. Able Skills has a huge variety of construction trades courses and they are all suitable for dads!

For more information call 01322 280202 and we will discuss our courses with you!