Workshop Talks

Before the fire members gave workshop talks on a regular basis ,to the membership about all sorts of topics relevant to the safe operation of equipment in the work space as well as tips on the use of the many machines ,hand tools etc and how to maintain them.

Hand Tools - planes and spoke shaves
Eric Simes

As a boat builder Eric has acquired expertise in the use of all manner of hand tools. On this occasion he showcased the club's collection of planes both big and small as well as spoke shaves and educated the members on their use and purpose.

All of these tools were badly damaged/destroyed, by the extreme heat of the fire. However due to the expertise and patience of a  few, very skilled members, many have been re-birthed.


Hand tools in general are a mystery to many however it is hoped that by showing members how and when to use our hand tool resources members might increase their skills and the quality of their projects.

First Aid
Susanne Page

The First Aid Officer, Susanne Page, gave instruction on what to do for a wound,a burn and an amputation.