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Les’s 90th Birthday

Les Hawkins celebrated his 90th birthday this week and graced us with his presents today at the Wodonga Men’s Shed. Gave us a brief description of his life and a incite into how to live a happy life.

Les Hawkins

Squirty Fire Trucks

Jürg Von Jenner, Ken Farrar and Alec Thompson, Bob Haslem all got together and made these fire trucks for CFA Regional Office for open-days at local fire stations for child involvement.

Squirty Fire Truck

OUR NEIGHBOURS BELVOIR SPECIAL SCHOOL

As part of the Shed’s strategy to develop a  stronger relationship with the Belvoir Special School the school’s representatives visited during morning tea on 15th May. Ebony Mitchell (Asst Principal) & Naomi Middleton (Art & Woodwork) told our members about the School including its activities and  challenges. Naomi along with a second school representative, yet… continue reading

Carevan Benches

Carevan Albury requested assistance from our shed to supply some shelving. This job was taken on by Scott Brown who spent time prefabricating the items required from our stockpile of pallet parts. Once all of the items were made Scott , Mark Stacey and Wayne Polly took these items to Carevan Albury warehouse and fitted… continue reading

Picnic Tables and Bench Seats

The Wodonga Men’s Shed has Ben busy constructing metal picnic table and bench seats for the local Parks Victoria. The men from the metal fabrication shed are as listed Ron Goschnick, Ron Piergroosse Alan Dunn

Mini Village

Pictured above is the Miniature village built with recycled timber by Les Letcher which represents houses and shops and made for Upper Murray Family Care. Les is currently working on another project for UMFC made from old cable drums. Caitlin Parti shown is enjoying investigating the village.    

Children at play

Fay’s Coffee Table Finally Finished

Josh Peffer has just completed his project of a coffee table for his grandmother  Fay This project is a Christmas present for Fay, Josh is not sure which Christmas it’s for! Josh would like to thank the members of the men’s shed who assisted him with this project  

Another Successful Sausage Sizzle

The morning shift of Gary, Barry , Andrew, Mick and Les where happy to spend their Australia Day @ Bunnings Wodonga. It was a very successful day letting the public know about our shed and selling a few sausages sandwitches.

Bunnings 26 january 2019