15 December 2010

MORE ON XMAS PARTY


The shed would like to thank PATTY & JESSIE" pictured" & there husbands DON & BARRIE & all the others who did a fantastic job to make the xmas party a great success,Thanks all.

13 December 2010

SHED XMAS PARTY


The shed xmas party was held today and was a great day and enjoyed by all.Some of the sheders and there wives.More later.

06 December 2010

BADGE TRAYS


CHARLES is seen here with some badge trays for ANZAC day next year.They will be used to sell badges at the davo RSL.

INTARSIA


INTARSIA is a woodcarving art from the 14th centenary and masted by DAVE.He is seen here with a beautiful clydesdale horse and foul.DAVE is so proud of it he is going to enter it in the Easter show next year.Well done DAVE.

23 November 2010

XMAS TOYS


A table full of toys was picked up by Aunties & Uncles today for there xmas party on saturday.

A big thankyou from them to the men of the shed.

15 November 2010

BOB'S WORK OF ART


BOB one of our regular sheders has restored two peicers of furniture with loving care,BOB is seen here with his wife PAM well done BOB.

14 November 2010

SAMARITAN'S XMAS PARTY


The shed had a xmas party on thursday,plenty of steak and snags with JIM handing out plenty of sweets and ice creams.Good day was had by all.

10 November 2010

CRAFT FAIR


It rained and it rained last saturday but the men from the shed could not be stopped,tere we see ALAN and GORDEN on the scrole saw cutting out hugs for any one who wants one and there were plenty of offers,while ALAN H was outside busy turning out bowles.The fair was held with the car boot sale day at the Uniting Church Kincumber.

04 November 2010

XMAS IS GETTING CLOSE


Santa droped in for some repaires last week,everyone though Peter had aged a bit at first glance,but everythink is ok.

20 October 2010

WORKING WITH LEATHER


GEOFF DAVIS from Newcastle came down today to demonstrate the art of making a belt and working with leather.What a craftsman, Thanks Geoff.

DOLL'S BED'S


Bob our electrician is a expert bed maker who makes them for Marie Waters who dresses them up for sale and charities,Well done Bob.

10 October 2010

ERNS GARDEN


The shed played host to the ABC gardening show GARDENING AUSTRALIA on friday.Here we see our NO 1 gardener ERNIE with presenter ANGUS STEWARD from GARDENING AUSTRALIA.Thanks Angus and the crew of Gardening Australia,looking forward to watching it on the ABC in the new year.

NEW BAND SAW


The Chapter District joined with Karagi Court Ltd in giving the Mens Shed at Kincumber a new electric band saw and blades to assist this organisation,in the local work they do for retired men.

The Chapter was represented by Roger Whitehead and Derek Crawford who spoke highly of the work being done by the members of the Kincumber Mens Shed and wished them well in there future endeavours.

Graham Bowie the treasurer thanked the Freemasons for their donation and said the saw would make a big difference in the finished product that they produce for other organisations

07 October 2010

CLUSTER AGM


The central coast shed cluster inc AGM was held on wednesday 6 oct 2010.Committee members are as followed.

PRESIDENT JOHN SHARPLES

VICE PRESIDENT DARREN MAXWELL

SECERTARY COLLEEN COOPER

TREASURER JOHN ROBERTS

COMMITTEE ALAN SPARKES [KINCUMBER SHED]

COMMITTEE JOHN WELLAND [GOSFORD SHED]

COMMITTEE WILL BRANFORD [SAN REMO SHED]

COMMITTEE ANGIE ROBINSON [UNITING CARE AGING]

Congratulation to all

09 September 2010

FINGERNAILS


Steven one of our samaritans who come every 2nd thursday to work and enjoy the shed had his fingernails painted with glitter.

SOME GREAT WORK


Dave one of our sheders is spending his spare time creating masterpieces out of small pieces of wood.Well done Dave.

07 September 2010

WISHING WELL


Our wishing well has been completed by the men at the shed and some of our community workers.We have a momorial wall built into it for passed members.

VISIT FROM THE TWO JOHN'S


The kincumber shed had a visit from JOHN SHARPLES from the CENTRAL COAST SHED CLUSTER INC and JOHN ROBERTS from THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY to explain the workings of the cluster and answer questions. THANKS JOHN AND JOHN.

02 September 2010

VISIT BY SENIOR CITIZENS


The shed had a vitit from the GOSFORD SENIOR CITIZENS on wednesday,they came by bus and were very interested in the shed.Thanks for comming men.

27 August 2010

IN MEMORY OF CEDRIC BARRETT


It is with reget that we have to advise of the death of Cedric Barrett, a long standing member of the Kincumber Shed who sorted all the nuts, bolts, nails and screws. He will always be remembered with high regard. May He Rest In Peace.

Cedric is on the left of photo.

19 August 2010

THANK YOU


Many thanks goes to the Davistown RSL for the donation of CDSE [ Community Development Support Expenditure] money to the kincumber mens shed,here we see Peter accepting the cheque from Ben Bradley from the Davistown RSL.

17 August 2010

TRAILER


Here is Phil putting the finishing touches to the shed trailer,It will be up and running in a few weeks,and be ready for work.

VISIT BY POLLIES


The shed had a visit by JENNY MACKIN & DEBORAH O'NEILL today and hopes are high for a broad band intnet connection in the near future.

09 August 2010

GRAHAM'S LITTLE HOUSE


Graham one of our sheders built this small caravan.He a keen kyaka and camper,well done graham.

NEW CHOCOLATE WHEEL


A new chocolate wheel was built by the men at the shed for the nautical village social club.The wheel will be used at the monthy meat market.Joy came down to the shed to pick it up.

WRITING DESK/CABINET


Phil our furniture restorer has done a beautiful job to this old piece of furniture,brough it back to new.well done Phillip.

05 August 2010

DOLL'S CRADLE WINNER


Congratulation to JAN one of our sheders on winning the doll's cradle,he will be giving it to his grand daughter.

02 August 2010

NICE PIECE OF WORK


Our electrician built this set of drawers,don't know what for but we think it is to stach his money in.Well done BOB.

THE GOOD SAMARITAN'S


A happy mob of samaritan's at a resent B.B.Q. A good day was had by all.

20 July 2010

WISHING WELL


DARREN one of our community workers has built a wishing well.Great work Darren, thanks.

BRINGING OLD TO NEW


PHIL & CHARLES are working hard on a Masterpiece.They do all the furniture restoration and do a great job.

OPENING OF KUC OP SHOP


The grand opening of the kincumber uniting church op shop was today.All the smiling faces after putting a lot of hard work into setting it up.The shop is in the grounds of the church next to the mens shed,and will be open tuesdays,wednesdays and thursdays from 9.30 -3.30.The shop will sell clothing apparel and bric-a-brac.

12 July 2010

CAT STRUCTURE


MICK & JIM from the shed built a cat structure for the somersby RSPCA.The moggy looks pretty happy up the pole.Thanks mick & jim.

05 July 2010

PROSTATE NEWS


A visit by BOB COLLARD M.B.E. from central coast prostate support group was very informative.Thank you very much bob.

29 June 2010

Kevin's Boat Trailer

Kevin D, felt that His boat trailer needed maintenance so, 4 blokes from the Shed and off came the boat and the trailer to the Shed. It's not long before it looked this, new springs and U bolts purchased. A coat of Rust-converter today.


We will keep you posted!

28 June 2010

2322 VISIT


We had a visit from the 2322 "postcode" mens shed today.The men come from the hunter regent and are in the early stagers of starting a shed.Good luck and if we can help any more don't hesitate to get in touch.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The AGM was held today at the shed the results were as follows.
CHAIRMAN/SECRETARY PETER JESSOP
TREASURER GRAHAM BOWIE
CLUSTER REP ALAN SPARKES
SAFETY COMMITTEE BRAD GOLDING DOUG GORDON
GRAAME HATTON JIM NEWHOUSE
ALAN SPARKES ADNIN SMITH
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL

24 June 2010

BBQ DAY


Fifteen guys from Samarians and there carers came for a BBQ today,lots of fun and laughs was had by all.

SCROLL SAW WORK


What a great piece of work done by Dave on the scroll saw, well done Dave.

23 June 2010

CAR BOOT SALE SIGN


Sorry about the photo not being there,But the boys from the shed built a new car boot sale sign for the church and some of the boys are erecting it,The sale is one very 1st saturday of the month

17 June 2010

CAR BOOT SALE SIGN

The boys at the shed built a new car boot sale sign for the church and some of the boys are erecting it.The sale is on every 1st saturday of the month.

07 June 2010

BABY'S CRADLE


The cradle was built by Jim and Mick in the Men's Shed and decorated by the girls in the Craft Group from the Uniting and Coast Community Churches. The cradle was donated to the Davistown RSL Club-Ladies Auxillary to be raffled.

02 June 2010

Stair building project


Our team of craftsmen putting the finishing touches to a set of stairs for a local Service club

27 May 2010

CATS


Some of the boys from samarians came today and painted some cats for there garden.Get a load of the wiskers on the one on the right.

14 May 2010

PLANING A WEB SITE


Mary who is studing at tafe to teach IT is helping us design a web site for the shed.Mary comes from the warrumbungles near coonabarabran.A big thanks to Mary.

13 May 2010

04 May 2010

03 May 2010

NEW VERANDAH


A new verandah floor was layed last week on the cottage which is part of the uniting church and is over 100 years old.Thanks to men from the shed.

01 May 2010

Car Boot inaugral sale


To suppliment the cost of running the Shed operations it was decided to offer for sale at the regular monthly Car Boot Sale, sponsored by the Uniting Church, items made by the members, as well as some surplus items as donated by members. Payments for the sale of these items are by donations to the shed. The stall was ably manned by Craftsmen/sales assistants, Graham, Jim & Phil,

20 April 2010

HOBBY HORSES


The men at the shed have been busy making hobby horses and some will go to the local play groups in the area.