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Information that has a educational or learning component in it.

Incorporation Certification

Posted by Dave Corbett on November 29, 2012 with No Comments as ,

Men’s Shed Incorporation Certification

Our men’s shed incorporation has finally been completed., our incorporation certification has finally come through. It will take another 28 days before it is displayed online with the Australian Business Registration. It all takes time to get sorted out for our incorporation certification. Our registration number is INC1200323  and it will soon be displayed online.

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Bench Grinder Safety

Posted by Dave Corbett on June 17, 2012 with No Comments as ,

Bench Grinder Safety – How To Use

Bench grinder safety is a very important topic, don’t just walk up to a bench grinder and switch it straight on. The last person to use the bench grinder may not have taken care of it properly and the first thing you need to do is to inspect the bench grinder to see if it safe to use.

What To Check Before Turning The Grinder On

  • with the power turned off at the wall, spin the wheel to make sure it turns freely.
  • make sure the resting post is as close as possible to the wheel without touching it.
  • If the machine has a safety shield is it in place.
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Band Saw Training

Posted by Dave Corbett on June 14, 2012 with 1 Comment as ,

Band Saw Training – Have You Qualified

Band saw training will commence in our Men’s Shed on Tuesday 19th June 2012. Have you qualified in the use of the band saw. Remember we are starting a register for those people who are qualified on different equipment. It is good work practice to get skilled mentoring support if you intend to use any of our power equipment, especially on the band saw. Gordon Steele will be running an introduction into the use of our band saw and if you are not a qualified tradesman then you will need to get the basics on how to use the band saw.

New Version Internet Launched

Posted by Dave Corbett on June 8, 2012 with No Comments as

New Version Internet Launched June

New version Internet has been launched on June 6th, I should say larger version, I found the news mind-boggling and wanted to share the news with our Men’s Shed. I am showing my age, people keep asking me how big is the Internet and I would reply about 2 billion web address’s, I think I am showing my age a bit. This Video explains what happened 2 days ago. It blew me away. and has changed my thinking style a lot.
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Mens Shed Communications

Posted by Dave Corbett on May 26, 2012 with No Comments as ,

Mens Shed Communications Between Sheds

Men’s shed communications is very important to all Mens Sheds. The question is why is this so important, and the answer is simple. Online communications for Mens Sheds whether you belong to a national association or just a independent Men’s Shed. Here is why it is so important.

Using the online forum for Men’s Sheds is important, tell people about your Men’s Shed, what you do, when you meet, and how many days a week you are open, is all important information you want to get out there online. Sell yourself, let people know what you are all about. Advertise your up and coming events. Nobody else is going to do this for you.

Mens Shed Software Communications

Using software communications to talk to other Men’s Sheds is easy enough to do. Just download Skype and find other Mens Sheds on Skype to talk with. My personal skype address is bill.ray2575, you are welcome to call me or just text me if you install Skype. I am happy to share information, this is what they call networking. Read the rest…

Support Online Shed

Posted by Dave Corbett on May 6, 2012 with No Comments as

Support Online Shed Information

You can support online shed for our website by going over to the left had side of this site and filling out the Subscribe here details with your e-mail address. You can also go down to the Meta section on the left hand side and registering with us as a subscriber, this shows the search engines that you support us. It will allow you to become a supporter of our site. Any new posts and pages will be posted out to you. There are only 3 administrators for this site, Dave Corbett (Chairman ) Allan Lewis ( Vice Chairman) and Bill Ray ( Public Relations Officer ). This does not stop you from send any of us an article that you may want to see posted. All good articles will be considered for posting online. Read the rest…

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Mental Health Problems

Posted by Dave Corbett on March 30, 2012 with No Comments as , ,

Mental Health Problems In Men

Mental health problems in men can be different than those that women can suffer with. More mature aged men may have worked for the past forty  to fifty years and suddenly, they reach retirement age and they stop work. For the next few months everything may seem alright, they get stuck in and catch on the jobs around the house and all seems well. They may even have a strong network of friends and acquaintances, and this is a very good thing. Then suddenly he starts to feel a bit down and it seems harder to get out of bed, and no matter how much he sleeps, he still feels tired all the time. Does all of this sound all to familiar. He may have a good relationship with a with a wife or partner, and his patients seems a bit short, yet he loves her very much. Read the rest…

Get Online Easy – How To For Men’s Sheds

Posted by Dave Corbett on March 11, 2012 with No Comments as , ,

Get Online Easy For Men’s Sheds

Get online easy, it has only become clear to me that buying a domain name and joining a web host company to get a free WordPress blog of website, can be very challenging for some people. It does not matter whether you are building a site for Men’s Sheds or just for your own personal use. The only difference is that personal use, you need to buy a online web hosting package and Men’s Sheds in Australia can get a free package with Web Host Australia.  If you are building a sit for your self contact me and I will be happy to talk or e-mail you some advice for free, but with unlike non profits I do charge a very low rate for private installs.
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What Is A Browser

Posted by Dave Corbett on March 10, 2012 with No Comments as

What Is A Browser For The Men’s Shed

What is a browse all about, how to use our version of WordPress, and how to use a browser, I wrote this post to explain these ideas to our members at the Mens Shed, if you are not a member of Elermore Vale Men’s Shed, then you may still find this article interesting, because I am going to give a lot of examples, on this WordPress template, which is known as Atahualpa, and how to use a browser, and I will leave links to more technical things all over this post. I will go around giving you an explanation of what is everything you can see on the monitor, for those who are new to using the Internet to get information, and for the more advanced users as well. Read the rest…

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All About Our WordPress

Posted by Dave Corbett on March 10, 2012 with No Comments as ,

All About Our WordPress For The Men’s Shed

All about our WordPress, It only dawned on me the other day when I visited Dave Corbett ( Chairman ) of our Mens Shed, Elermore Vale Men’s Shed, that not everybody is use to navigating their way around the front of WordPress, so I am going to explain what everything you can see, while you are reading this. You can hit the back arrow if you click on the links in this page. Top of the site is all our pages, they have lots of information in them, and they are :- Read the rest…

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