Find out about the latest news and workshops at The Tool Shed, and get ideas and inspiration for projects around the home.

We have moved!

WE HAVE MOVED! Our new address is: CBSA, The Old School Community Hub, Stebonheath Terrace Llanelli, SA15 1NE   CBSA Toolshed has moved to our new home at The Old School Community Hub, and we have increased our opening hours to make it easier for you all to collect and return tools.   We are […]

Competition! Show us your Upcycles and win a prize!

Show us your upcycling crafts and makes, and enter our competition to win a prize! Can you make jewellery from old wire? Make a tent from a duvet? Make garden planters from tyres or pallets?  Send us your pictures and enter the competition! Entries can be constructed from any materials but must include an element […]

We are open from April 17th

Following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, we are happy to share that the Toolshed will be open for click and collect loans from Saturday April 17th. We are really looking forward to seeing you all again – safely of course! Strict social distancing, wearing masks and using hand sanitiser will be mandatory, and all tools […]

Pop up Clothing and Toy Bank

Do you need clothing and toys for your children? We can help. We take donated clothing and toys in good condition, package them according to the child’s age and pass the parcel on to families who need them. If you live within 5 miles of our office in Llanelli, we can deliver the package to […]

Reference Library

COVID has meant we have not been able to deliver our workshops on a face to face basis, so we have created an online resource for our members to use. Just take a look here: and download and print the instructions to as many projects as you wish! Are there any projects you would like […]

CBSA Toolshed – DIY Videos are live

Two of the challenges when you are a DIY novice is firstly, knowing which tool to use and secondly, having the confidence to use it! Here at CBSA Tool Shed, we wanted to demonstrate how easy some of the tools are to use and remove some of the uncertainty around them. We are here as […]

Join us today – you just need to live in Carmarthenshire

Do you live in Carmarthenshire and are looking for ways to make your limited income go further? Would you like to save money by improving your home through learning basic DIY and Upcycling skills, and borrow the tools to do it? Join us for free today!  As long as you live in Carmarthenshire and have […]

The CBSA Toolshed is open for business

   You can now reserve tools online and collect them on a Saturday from our Llanelli workshop! Reserve your items online by Thursday to make sure we have them in stock,  you can loan them for 7 days, and then just return it to us in a good, clean condition the following Saturday. (You can […]

The ToolShed is opening on Saturday 4th July in Llanelli!

We are delighted to announce that we will start to loan tools safely in line with COVID-19 regulations, from the 4th July. We will be having a phased opening,  firstly by opening the Toolshed in Llanelli open every Saturday for collections and returns. Please note that we do not accept any walk ins, tools must […]

The Tool Shed goes live

We’ve put our website live today and it’s now open for you to sign up to our tool library. You’ll then be able to reserve and borrow tools within the next few days. We’d love to find out what you think. Let us know what you think we can do to make the site better.