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Australian Men’s Shed article in Punch Jackson’s Paper
Coquitlam Men’s Shed article in Punch Jackson’s Paper
This amazing news comes from the UK Men’s Sheds Association.
In 2013 the Somerset town of Frome began a pioneering project, which boosted community spirit. In the age of Covid it has come into its own.
Mens Shed Ottawa Centre
Mens Sheds Combatting Suicide
Canada Mens Shed News
[More info at this site:] (http://menssheds.ca/news/)
Salmo Men’s Shed teaches home-school youth to Weld
In the Summer of 2020 the Salmo Men’s Shed received funds to promote the sharing of trades skills in the community. Focus was on school aged youth and especially home-schooled / remote learning kids that do not neccessarily have access to traditional school district workshop opportunities. Our local Salmo based board member Mike Adkins undertook the task of teaching the program which is now well underway which includes traditional welding techniques and the use of tools in that trade such as a forge, arc and TIG processes.
Salmo Men’s Shed teaches youth to build e-Bikes
On a tour of the local municipal civic works in 2019 it was noted that the Village had accumulated a stack of recovered bicycles over several years. All these were in a state of significant disrepair. Our local Men’s Shed under the direction of Farrell Segall offered to launch a project to educate youth in the use of tools and use these bike frames to reconstruct them as e-bikes. The project would require a commitment from youth signing up to learn the in’s and out’s of bike repair and the basics of operation of e-bikes. After building 2 fully operational e-bikes the 3rd one they would get free to to take home for themselves.
The project was launched with the first candidate on 4th October shown here with his first unmodified bicycle.
An Online trading post for Men’s Sheds
Us Men look after our tools but not Ourselves
Mens Shed Stats from the UK
Info from Coquitlam Men’s Shed
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