News

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There’s always something interesting happening at the shed. Have a look below at the latest news from our shed.

Whether it’s an upcoming event, a new men’s health initiative or some publicity about our shed, you’ll find it all below.

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  • Heritage Skills Initiative

    Posted on July 15, 2017

    PDSMInc wins grant for pilot Heritage Skills Initiative PdmsInc has been successful in winning some grant monies from Parramatta City Council (Community capacity building) for the development of a pilot program to develop heritage skill sets required in the Parramatta North Urban Transformation project area. The executive of PDMSInc realised that here is a massive […]

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  • Chicken Coup DELIVERED

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    PARRAMATTA DISTRICT MEN’S SHED DELIVERS ON CHICKEN COUP Courtlands Retirement Village contains a wing for Dementia patients, So as part of their care, staff at Courtlands decided to see how a Chicken Coup would work as an activity. Courtlands approached our shed to build a custom coup. A couple of our men decide it would […]

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  • ANZAC DAY memorial crosses delivered

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    ANZAC DAY Crosses delivered Our shed was approached to construct approximately 20 white crosses. These were to then be individually engraved with the veteran’s name. The veteran was a Parramatta citizen. The crosses had to be of specific dimensions and the crossbar had to be made so it could be engraved and then re-assembled. This […]

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  • “Garden Box for Sorrel Lane, North Parramatta”

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    Garden Box for Sorrel Lane Parramatta As part of the close working relationship with Parramatta City Council and the UPCYCLE project, our shed was requested to make a Garden Box for the Sorrel Lane community garden. The brief was that it had to be constructed from recycled materials. It had to be lockable and secured […]

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  • PDMSInc delivers new Honour Board

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    PDMSInc delivers new Honour Board Parramatta District Men’s Shed was commissioned by Parramatta Lion’s Club to build their new Honour Board. It took some twelve months to complete the project because of the detailed and meticulous work involved.             PDMSInc handed over the Honour Board at our 2016 Open day […]

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  • Geoff LEE visits our shed

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    Geoff LEE (MP for Parramatta) VISITS OUR SHED  to take delivery of hand made pens on 28th November 2016 One of shed members (Frank Zelasko) has become an avid pen maker and has perfected the art to a standard where our Local MP ordered several of these boxed pens as momento’s. The honourable Mr Lee […]

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  • Delivering Bench seats Potting tables

    Posted on October 7, 2016

    PDMSInc DELIVERS on up-cycle project: Over the last few weeks PDMSInc has delivered 13 up-cycle products to local schools. Parramatta City Council (PCC) and Parramatta District Men’s Shed Inc (PDMSInc) have jointly worked on a project to up-cycle hardwood fencing and other timbers that were destined for the rubbish tip and LANDFILL. Our members made […]

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  • Bunnings Fathers Day 2016

    Posted on September 5, 2016

    …. DIY  Fathers Day with a twist Bunnings from Rydalmere approached the Parramatta District Men’s Shed Inc.  to assist run a DIY evening for Fathers day. The Idea was for our volunteer members to pool their vast expertise and help the children of Dad’s to make a simple item for their Dad. BUT … Dad […]

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  • PDMS Inc wins GRANT from Parramatta City Council

    Posted on July 6, 2016

    PDMS Inc wins GRANT from Parramatta City Council ….. Once again our Shed has been successful in obtaining a grant from Parramatta City Council’s Community Grants 2016 program. The grant allows our Shed to purchase a “Computer Numerical Control 3d Router Kit”. The major reason for requiring this equipment is to produce templates and cut-outs […]

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  • Woodworking for Beginners ……

    Posted on July 5, 2016

      A collaboration between PDMS Inc and Parramatta College: Parramatta District Men’s Shed (PDMS Inc.) is proud to announce that Parramatta College have teamed up to bring a new course to the Parramatta community. Lessons will be conducted at our Shed by our Volunteer Men. The intent of the program is for those who want […]

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