In early 2020 Shed members worked on a variety of personal projects and projects for the local community, including wood turning and precision model making.
Throughout late 2019 shed members undertook a number of community and personal projects. Here’s a selection of these being completed or installed.
On the 27th of November 2009, the then Mayor of Wyong Shire, Cr Bob Graham officially opened The Entrance Men’s Shed. Ten years later the shed invited Bob back to help us celebrate our birthday and this important milestone for the shed. Bob was presented with a hand-turned wooden bowl created at the shed andContinue reading “10th birthday celebrations”
The Entrance Men’s Shed held its 2019 Annual General Meeting on the 5th of July 2019. All financial members were invited to attend, and a sausage sizzle was held afterwards to celebrate the new committee members. The new shed Committee officeholders are: President – Bruce Crouch, Vice President – Ken Yeatman, Secretary – Terry Anderson,Continue reading “2019 Annual General Meeting”
The Entrance Primary School recently approached The Entrance Men’s Shed to construct a trophy cabinet for their collection of awards and trophies. Shed members designed, constructed and installed the new cabinet, which now has pride of place in the school front office.
Shed members constructed an under bed pony stables for a lucky local girl. The stables have been installed ready for their first resident ponies!
Shed members recently designed and constructed a collection of timber, raised garden beds for local community centres at Toukley, Wyong and Watanobbi.
Shed members recently constructed a set of suicide prevention boxes for Homeless No More. We make boxes in batches of ten or so and each set is lovingly constructed in different materials and style. The boxes are filled by Elissa and her colleagues at Homeless No More with items that are intended to support someoneContinue reading “Suicide prevention boxes”
During 2018-2019 Christmas shutdown shed members took the opportunity to give the faithful shed trailer a coat of paint. The trailer now looks ready for action during 2019.
In early 2019 The Entrance Men’s Shed was visited by The NSW Premier, The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian and Liberal Party candidate for The Entrance, Brian Perrem. Shed members were delighted to show the Premier around the shed facilities and to explain the community projects members work towards.
During late 2018 shed member Keith crafted this beautiful wooden model of an MG-A car from complementary types of timber.
During late 2018, shed member Keith built this beautifully detailed wooden F1 racing car model from different kinds of timber. Great work Keith!
Following a visit to the shed by a group from Fairdinkum Sheds and Marty Leist from the Australian Men’s Sheds Association (AMSA) we received this feedback: A big thanks to the fellas at The Entrance Men’s Shed Incorporated for welcoming us to their shed yesterday. We enjoyed a fantastic chat about some of their woodworking projects andContinue reading “Visit to the shed”
Over the 2018-2019 Christmas shed closure shed member Ken kept himself busy with this beautifully detailed wooden Kombi van model.
Following the Entrance Men’s Shed AGM the committee members for the 2018-1019 year are: Office Person President Ken Yeatman Vice President Bruce Crouch Secretary Terry Anderson Treasurer Bob Ihlein Committee Cec Baker Committee Rob Eschbank Committee Keith Smith Committee Richard Threlfo
In December 2018, members and their partners enjoyed a relaxing shed Christmas Lunch at the Bateau Bay Bowling Club.
On the 8th of September 2018 shed members hosted a sausage sizzle for the Grant McBride Memory Walk. Money raised is used by Dementia Australia for research and advocacy into dementia. The walk was instigated by Federal Member for Dobell, Emma McBride, in honour of her late father Grant McBride.
After the 2018 AGM (held in July 2018), shed members enjoyed a quiet drink and meal at the Long Jetty Hotel.
During the first half of 2018 shed members worked on a variety of personal and community projects. Here’s a sampling of these projects.
In May 2018 shed members and their partners enjoyed a day out on the Postman’s Cruise on the Hawkesbury River (https://riverboatpostman.com.au). Here’s some images from the day.