Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Shed opening times?
Tuesday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Wednesday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Thursday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Saturday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

Who Can Join?
Membership is available to men of any age.

How much does it cost to join?
The membership fee is $80 per annum.

Can women apply for membership?
No … its a Men’s Shed. However women can access the
the Shed on Saturday mornings for a small daily fee,
or join the “Women Working With Wood” group @

Are there any other expenses or obligations?
Tea and biscuits / cake at morning tea for gold coin donation.
Members are also obliged to assist with fundraising at least
once per year.


  • Rose January 9, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    Hello men shed Cockburn folk, I have an art project requiring a craft saw with circular blade. I see the shed is open to women for a daily fee on a Saturday mornings. Would this be the kind of thing I could drop in and do? Cheers

    • Marc June 11, 2019 at 10:04 am

      Yes, that should be fine. Come along and see myself Marc Dimmick the shed coordinator.

  • Peter January 10, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Hi Guys, I have a mate who has a nice piece of Marri 880 x 250 x 40 he would like it reduced down to 22mm on a thicknesser are you fellas able to help him out please.

    • Marc June 11, 2019 at 10:06 am

      Hi Peter,

      This should not be a problem if you still require that assistance. You can pop along on any of our days we are open. Tues, Wed and Thurs 9-2pm and Sat 9-1pm. Marc Dimmick, Shed Coordinator.

  • Nicole Cole May 21, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Hi there
    We are hoping that you may be able to build a wooden garden arch for our kindy/pp sensory garden please? Can you please let me know if this is a possibility? Many thanks, Nicole

    • Marc June 11, 2019 at 10:07 am

      Hi Nicole,

      We spoke on the phone and the project is on our list. I am hoping someone will be in contact once the weather improves. We just need to look at the project and size.

      Kind regards
      Marc Dimmick
      Shed Coordinator

  • Matt June 9, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    just been looking at the mens shed as I’ve moved to the area recently. I have really limited woodworking skils. do you guys help teach that sorta thing?

    • Marc June 11, 2019 at 10:08 am

      Hi Matt,
      Come on down and have a chat. We are open Tues, Wed and Thur from 9-2pm and Sat 9-1pm.

      Marc Dimmick
      Shed Coordinator


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