Men of the shed are always getting involved in projects, whether for family or friend, or to benefit the community. Have a look below at some of the best work recently undertaken by men of the shed.


  • Lion’s Club Honour Board

    Posted on June 16, 2017

    Lion’s Club Honour Board Parramatta Lion’s club commissioned Parramatta District Men’s shed (PDMSInc) to build an honour Board that would look very similar to their existing Honour Board. The existing Board was almost full. After some review of the requirements our shed identified on of members who had considerable skills at this type of project […]

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  • PDMSInc and PCC up-cycle project

    Posted on October 7, 2016

    Parramatta City Council (PCC) and Parramatta District Men’s Shed Inc. (PDMSInc) join forces to reduce LANDFILL: PCC up-cycle project PCC asked our shed if we would like to be involved in an environmental project to help Parramatta and prevent some landfill …. the initial plan was for Our shed, on council roadside collection days, to […]

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  • HMAS Parramatta standards

    Posted on October 2, 2016

    HMAS Parramatta standards …. Each standard to depict the life of each of the ships, was requested by Dave Shakespeare. The idea was that 4 local Schools would join a parade for the remembrance ceremony of the sinking of HMAS Parramatta 11.   So our shed hit the action button, with one of our members […]

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  • Bottle Labeling Jigs

    Posted on May 31, 2016

    Bottle Labeling Jigs: The business adviser for our Men’s shed from ACRE CONSULTING Pty Ltd(CLICK on link) Ian McHugh requested our members to look at designing a device that could use a roll of labels and apply these to bottles as automatically as possible. This brief was then extended to a single label and a […]

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    Posted on May 31, 2016

    TWENTY new homes for western Sydney’s injured or displaced brush-tail possums have been built by boys from Parramatta High School with the help from the Parramatta District Men’s Shed. Boys (from Parramatta High School) were referred by Karabi youth center, teamed up with Parramatta District Men’s shed volunteers over a period of 10 one day […]

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    Posted on February 26, 2016

    BURL Bowl creation: PDMSInc was asked to take the BURL that was on the side of this tree log and make a ceremonial Bowl from it. One of the shed members cut the burl with a chain saw.     The center of the burl contained soil and decayed matter which was removed to allow […]

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  • Custom Computer table

    Posted on August 2, 2015

    This is the finished Custom Computer Table that our shed was commissioned to create. A lady approached our team at one of the Parramatta Farmer’s Markets and requested if our shed could convert a series of left over Jarrah parquetry pieces from her floor into a table …. and that is how it started. Our […]

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  • Custom Jewellery Box

    Posted on February 24, 2015

    From our Parramatta Farmer’s Market stall, our shed received a request to build a Custom Jewellery Box for Susannah. One of our resident experienced box makers and a couple of our keen shed members formed a team and created a master piece for Susannah. There was a combination of several different timbers, but the really unique […]

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  • LGSA Environment Awards 2014

    Posted on January 27, 2015

    PDMS were requested to make LGSA Environment Awards 2014 picture frames. Parramatta District Men’s Shed Inc. were asked by the Local Government and Shires Association to produce some 64 picture frames to house the Excellence in Environment Award certificates. The Frames had to be made out of recycled materials, glazed from recycled or seconds glass, […]

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  • Homes for possums

    Posted on August 24, 2014

      TWENTY new homes for western Sydney’s injured or displaced brushtail possums have been built by four boys from Constitution Hill with the help from the Parramatta District Men’s Shed. Boys from Karabi youth centre at Constitution Hill teamed up with Men’s shed volunteers during the school holidays to construct the boxes, which will be […]

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