Fom Wednesday 1st February, 2012 the shed will trial an extra opening day on Wednesdays. This is in addition to our usual opening days of Mondays and Fridays. Opening hours will be the same, i.e. from 9:00am to 3:00 pm. If the trial opening is popular enough Wednesday openings will become a permanent feature ofContinue reading “Trial opening of the shed on Wednesdays”
Shed life Member and one of the Shed founder members, Geoff Dunn, has decided to resign from the Management Committee of The Entrance Men’s Shed. We’d like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the effort Geoff put into getting our shed up and running. We’ll miss his wisdom on the committee. Geoff continues as aContinue reading “Our thanks to Shed founder Geoff”
Shed Vice-president Rob has been working on the kitchen fit out and plumbing for our new training room. He he is fitting the doors to the new kitchen sink unit.
Just a reminder that the shed will be hosting a “garage sale” this Saturday the 10th of September, from 8:30am to 2:00pm. We will have wooden items made at the shed for sale as well as a very nice restored china cabinet, a restored antique Singer hand-operated sewing machine and a range of tools andContinue reading “Upcoming stalls September 2011”
The Entrance Men’s Shed has a new (landline) phone number. It is (02) 43321023. The old landline number no longer works.
Following the Entrance Men’s Shed AGM on the 29th of August 2011, the committee members for the 2011-2012 year are: Office Person President Bob Ihlein Vice President Rob Eschbank Secretary Terry Anderson Treasurer Peter Whitehead Committee Michael Matus Life Member Geoff Dunn Life Member Allan Kember Shed members thanked outgoing President Ian Warburton for hisContinue reading “Shed committee 2011”
As it’s the end of the 2010/2011 financial year, The Entrance Men’s Shed Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at The Entrance Men’s Shed, 15 Battley Avenue The Entrance on Monday 29 August 2011. For further information including nomination forms, proxy forms and membership forms please contact the secretary Terry Anderson at the shed.Continue reading “Notice of 2011 Annual General Meeting”
The new training room construction at The Entrance Men’s Shed is progressing well. Here’s a snapshot of the framing going up.
Shed members were saddened to hear of the death of Shed stalwart and oldest member Ernie Brooker, last Wednesday. Ernie had been in Gosford Hospital for some time. He was the Shed expert in scraping, sanding and painting of items salvaged by other members. He had his 90th birthday last year and until this latestContinue reading “Vale Ernie Brooker”
The Shed extension is now underway. Shed members laid the slab for the new training room on Wednesday and the builder starts construction next Monday. The job brought out skills in members that had previously been hidden. Shed member Philip set up the formwork and did most of the concreting with help from members Andrew,Continue reading “Shed extension gets underway”
Wyong Shire Council has recently approved the Development Application for the addition of a training room to The Entrance Men’s Shed. The approval is the culmination of a lot of effort by Shed members, particularly Peter Whitehead, who have put in a lot time and effort into planning and submitting the DA. With all systemsContinue reading “Development Application approved for shed extension”
The Entrance Men’s Shed recently organized the availability of Hi-Vis tops for shed members. The tops feature the shed logo. Shed member Roy, seen here making some easels for the art gallery in The Entrance Community Centre, sports one of the new Hi-Vis shirts.
Shed member Bruce has been busy making a hoist to help the Shed members store the BBQ and other equipment we have recently acquired in the raised storage area. Not one to leave a job unfinished Bruce is seen here putting the final lick of paint on the new hoist.
Shed member Roy–also known as Santa–has been doing a bit of work to help his more famous namesake get ready for the Christmas rush. He has been busy making dolls cradles and is currently making toy wheelbarrows. Roy has been helped with painting by shed member Greg and others and is seen here with shedContinue reading “Santa’s helper at The Shed”
As a result of recent changes to the regulations for the storage of weapons in museums, The Entrance / Long Jetty RSL Sub-branch approached The Entrance Men’s Shed to assist with the display of rifles at their museum. Shed members Bob and Terry spent some time designing and installing the new rack at the museumContinue reading “RSL museum gun rack”
The Entrance Men’s Shed will be closing over the Christmas New-Year period. The Shed will close at 3:00pm on Monday 20 December 2010 and will re-open on Monday 10 January 2011. We would like take this opportunity to wish the community the compliments of the season and a safe and happy holiday.
The Entrance Men’s Shed will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday the 13th of November 2010 from 10am to 2pm. The shed is located in the grounds of the Entrance Community Centre at 15 Battley Ave, The Entrance. Come along and see the hand-crafted timber items for sale and enjoy a sausage sandwich fromContinue reading “2010 Open Day”
All the Shed members have been busy getting items ready for the upcoming Shed Open Day and the Community Centre Baby Expo. Ducks, horse, benches and all sorts of creative items are being made out of the wood in the shop.Shed member Ian has been putting the wheels on the duck projects for sale whileContinue reading “Preparing for 2010 Open Day”
Shed members have all been busy the last few weeks making and painting white horses for the upcoming Shed Open Day. Shed member Ray has been especially busy painting all the rocking horses that he has built over the last few weeks. He is not the only one painting horses–it seems like every second blokeContinue reading “The white horse brigade”
Shed member Allan has been hard at work recently gluing-up his wine rack project. After rescuing the wine-rack from the Project Shelves, Allan and shed member Wayne worked to glue-up and complete the structure. In the next weeks he is planning to stain the new rack and have it completed in time for Christmas.