Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed hosting Garage Sale Trail event

Northern Suburbs Men's Shed treasurer George Day. Picture: Martin Kennealey d473459
Northern Suburbs Men's Shed treasurer George Day. Picture: Martin Kennealey d473459

HANDMADE wooden pieces are among the treasures to be found at the Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed’s Garage Sale Trail event on Saturday, October 21.

Members have been busy creating bowls, furniture, jewellery boxes and children’s toys using the striking woodworking technique of intarsia for the fundraiser.

Vice-chair Ken Kingwell said they would also be selling equipment and second-hand goods donated by members, from furniture and kitchen items to bric-a-brac.

“We have a lot of excess stuff, a lot of hand tools,” he said.

“It’s probably going to be more like a giant garage sale.”

Mr Kingwell said money raised would help members continue to create items to donate to community groups and schools.

“It’s an opportunity also to encourage people to join the men’s shed movement,” he said.

“There may well be a bargain, may be a connection made to the shed, they can help the community out in some way.

“We really see it as an opportunity to connect with people.”

The sale is on October 21 from 10am to 3pm at units 1C and 3, 288 Gnangara Road, Landsdale.

The same day, Yanchep Community Men’s Shed will also be offering a range of handmade items such as cray pots, benches and chopping boards, along with books, tools, gardening accessories and home wares, from 9am to 3pm on Glenrothes Crescent in Yanchep.

A gold coin donation for adults will admit entry to The Great Showground Sale at Wanneroo Showground, hosted by the Rotary Club of Wanneroo.

Sellers are admitted from 7.30am for $10 per car and $15 per car and trailer, and buyers can browse stalls on Saturday between 9am and 3pm.