Trial opening of the shed on Wednesdays

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”

Our thanks to Shed founder Geoff

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”

Upcoming stalls September 2011

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”

Shed committee 2011

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”

Notice of 2011 Annual General Meeting

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”

Shed extension gets underway

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”

Development Application approved for shed extension

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”

Santa’s helper at The Shed

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”

RSL museum gun rack

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”

Preparing for 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”

The white horse brigade

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”