Phoenix Shed Halifax

Christmas Presents from the Phoenix Shed

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There’s just still some time left to order something special from The Phoenix Shed.

What will it be, from this range of very sturdy, well made timber presents?

A bird nesting box (£15), seed feeder (£12), a bird table (£40), a Hedgehog House (£40), a bespoke walking stick, or pole (from £25), planters for the garden (from £15), a garden bench (from £100) or maybe a garden tripod for you washing basket (£12)? Whew, there are so many things you could get.

Very special Christmas gifts, all reasonably priced and specially made for you.

All of the things that we make at the Phoenix Shed can be tailored to your own requirements. However, we do have some items in stock, so just give Chris a ring on 07930 207537 to ask for details.

By the way – being all older men, we do tend to specialise in RUSTIC!

Hot news! We currently have a very, very special ‘Benny the Beluga Whale’ walking stick. The head is made from Silver Birch (debarked) and the shank is made from Cotoneaster. A very comfortable and sturdy stick if ever there was one. The socket and spigot joint is reinforced with a hardened steel pin. Christmas offer only £35. Remember, this is a unique stick, so we only have the one.

Don’t forget all the other presents still available from other walking sticks to bird boxes, benches and garden planters. See more here.

Get your Presents from the Phoenix Shed!

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The Phoenix Shed Halifax can make a whole load of different sorts of things that you could give as Christmas presents.

Walking Sticks

Stick A is a Derby head in American white oak with an English chestnut shaft.  The head is reinforced with a hard steel pin.  It would suit a person about 5ft 6in, but could be made smaller and could be fitted with a rubber tip.  £35

Stick B is a Ring Stick with American white oak head and English cherry shaft. These sticks are often taken into a show ring and used to tap a bull, or cow to get them to move.  However, as it’s quite small, it would be great for a child.  Again the head is reinforced with a hard steel pin. £25

Stick C is ‘Benny the Beluga’ head in honour of the Thames Beluga Whale.  The head is English silver birch with a cotoneaster shaft from my own garden.  Again the head is reinforced with a hard steel pin and the shaft can be cut to suit the buyer. £50 represents the uniqueness of this stick.

Ring either Eddie on 07481 543881 or Chris on 07930 207537 for more details

Bird Boxes

Maybe you would like a bird box.  If one is put up during Winter, it will ensure that birds are used to it come Spring time and they may even roost in it during bad winter weather.

The Phoenix Shed standard bird box is made to an RSPD design from untreated pine.  With 22mm thick timber they offer excellent insulation.  They also have a unique and very simple way to clean them.

The front entry hole shown is 29mm, but smaller, or larger holes can be made to suit different birds. 29mm is ideal for most sparrows and tits. Half front boxes can be made to suit robins and wrens.

All of the boxes are £15.

 

The good news is that Phoenix Shed has just taken delivery of a new batch of Red Pine, so they are better placed to continue with garden benches and planters, ready for next season. They can make a whole load of other things as well.

However, if you want things for Christmas, best get cracking now, before it’s too late.

If you know of a man, over 55, who is not getting out enough and maybe needs a new purpose in life then he can learn new skills, or pass on what they already know.

The Shed is open to all men over 55 years, Monday and Wednesday 9:30am–4:00pm and Friday, 9:30am–12:30pm. They are located in Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden (the old Ridings School). Give either Eddie 07481 543881, or Chris 07930 207537 a ring to discuss. 

Find them on Facebook! @Phoenix Shed or come along and see what else we do.

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Give a Hog a Home – Hog Houses at the Phoenix Shed

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Would you like to give a hedgehog a home? Well the chaps at The Phoenix Shed have been doing just that and three are now safely in sheltered spots in three gardens. This is the time to get these hedgehog houses in place ready for leaf fall and give the hedgehogs time to adapt to them. The hog house is big enough not just for hibernation, but also for breeding.

The hog house is approximately 600mm long x 430mm wide and 240mm high. The timber is 30mm thick and will provide excellent insulation. It is also heat pressure treated so will last many years. The 100mm square box entrance is offset to prevent predators getting in. The Hog Houses are only £40 and local delivery is free of charge. This is far cheaper than anything you could buy that’s built to this quality. (The RSPB one is £54 + delivery)

Timber to make these houses is running low, so if you want one, you need to act quickly.

Please call Chris: 07930 207537 to place your order.

HOg House

The Shed is open to all men over 55 years, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30am–4:00pm and Friday, 9:30am–12:30pm and is located in Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden (the old Ridings School).

Find out more here – https://stayingwellhub.com/whats-on/phoenix-shed/

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In the Hog House at the Phoenix Shed

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Would you like to give a hedgehog a home?  Well the chaps at The Phoenix Shed have been doing just that and two are now safely in sheltered spots in two gardens.  This is the time to get these hedgehog houses in place ready for leaf fall and give the hedgehogs time to adapt to them. The hog house is big enough not just for hibernation, but also for breeding.

The hog house is approximately 600mm long x 430mm wide and 240mm high. The timber is 30mm thick and will provide excellent insulation.  It is also heat pressure treated so last many years. The box entrance is offset to prevent predators getting in.

Timber to make these houses is running low, so if you want one, you need to act quickly.  We can deliver locally, free of charge.

Please call Chris: 07930207537 to place your order.

HOg House

The Shed is open to all men over 55 years, Monday and Wednesday 9.30am – 4pm and Friday from 9.30am – 12.30pm. We are located in Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden (the old Ridings School).

Find out more here – https://stayingwellhub.com/whats-on/phoenix-shed/

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Grab the perfect gift for Grandad this Christmas

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Phoenix Shed - Friday Flyer PosterAre you stuck finding a present for the older man in your life, or maybe for your Grandad?

Look no further than The Phoenix Shed Membership Christmas Card, complete with a £20 membership to be a part of The Phoenix Shed.

The Phoenix Shed will open it’s doors to members, over 55 years of age at the beginning of January 2016 and to celebrate the good news, every new member application  before Christmas will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win a £20 Local Shopping Voucher.

Apply now and be a part of The Phoenix Shed, a place to pursue your hobbies and interests in a friendly and welcoming environment.

To get involved call 01422 344074 – 07930 207537 or email chris.freeman@hotmail.co.uk  or if you require further information call Eddie Moss on 07533 610763 or Rob Clegg on 01422 254211.

 

Halifax Men in Sheds Launch Meeting – 5 Aug

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Imagine a bigger version of the shed at the bottom of the garden…

A place to pursue hobbies and interests in a friendly and welcoming environment.

And where you can enjoy a chat and a brew…

We are a group of men in Halifax looking for other men to join us in creating a place where we can get together to share and learn new skills.

Shed members share tools and skills. They choose projects to undertake and work at their own pace. Sheds can change lives, improve health and restore a sense of purpose.

Find out more about our project and get involved….

Launch Meeting

Wednesday 5 August 2015

6pm

At Threeways Centre, Ovenden, HX3 5SW  

Book at ticket here…

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For more information ring 07481 543 881 or  email phoenixshed@outlook.com

Every man needs a shed of his own…

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LogoImagine a bigger version of the shed at the bottom of the garden. 

A place where you can enjoy a chat and a brew…

We are a group of men in Halifax looking for other men to join us in creating a place where we can get together to share and learn new skills.

A Men’s Shed is a place to pursue hobbies and interests in a friendly and welcoming environment.

The Phoenix Shed Halifax is aimed at men over 55 years but anyone is welcome to attend.

Find out more about our project and how you can get involved at our Launch Meeting on Wednesday 5 August 2015. BOOK YOUR TICKET HERE…

Or get in touch on 07481 543 881 or  email phoenixshed@outlook.com

And we need your ideas!  

Please complete our questionnaire and tell us how we can make the Phoenix Shed the kind of shed that would appeal to you. Click here…