A complete record of this ambitious undertaking is available in the shed archives. Scores of people and dozens of business provided their commitment, time, money, material resources and skills to the project. The shed was donated to Channel Men’s Shed by Hazell Brothers. Our particular thanks goes to Mr Don Hazell our Patron as well as to everybody who put time into ensuring the successful construction. There is a shed sponsor honour roll located at the shed and a list of sponsors below. Acknowledgements and thanks go to Doug Storer for producing video.


Hazell Bros Pty Ltd

Kingborough Council

Tassal Ltd

Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd

Clennetts Mitre 10

Lions Club of Kingborough

Tasmanian Lions Foundation

Australian Lions Foundation

Hirequip Earthmoving Rental

Boz Concreting

Batchelors Civil Contracting

Tasmanian Community Fund Inc.

Forze Explosive Services Pty Ltd

Joe Carver Concrete Pumping

Big Horse Concrete Finishers

Cawthorn Welding

Nekon Pty Ltd (03) 5221 2458

Sypkes Group

Greg Tilley (03) 6267 1528

CJ Verdouw Builders 0438 149 959

Westwood Properties (03) 6267 2288

Meredith’s Orchard

Mission Australia

Nubco Reece Plumbing

Murdoch Clarke Spectran Group

Margate Village Supermarket and Bugsy’s Takeaway (03) 6267 2188

Snug Butchery (03) 6267 9127

Banjo’s Bakery Margate

Channel Constructions

Kingborough Chronicle

Rollins Canvas and Party Hire

Ramset Fasteners

Margate Hardware (03) 6267 2202

Bluescope Lysaght

Aurora Energy

CNW Electrical Pty Ltd

Tom Davison

Masons Transport (03) 6267 4607

ARC Weldmesh

Dennis O’Donnell

Dave Weltman

Bruce Webber

Brendan Smith

Dougies Diggers (03) 6267 1001

Inspiration Paints – Kingston

Dulux Australia

Tom Moore & Son

Southern Water

Peter Angus

Samual Shelley

CSR Plaster

RACT Rotary Club of D’Entrecasteaux

Firesafe Equipment

Motors Pty Ltd

Briggs & Stratton

Bay Hire

Kibbey and Cooper (03) 6267 1052

Steve Huntley

CSR Insulation


The Mercury Newspaper

Margate Pharmacy 03 6229 2481

Reliance Petroleum

Makita Rossetto Tiles

Raymark Roofing (03) 6245 1175

EyeSpy Signs

Robert Lane Welding

National Food Service Solutions


Margate Fire Brigade

Mekina Technologies

Kingston Floor Covering Warehouse

Your Habitat

Steven Sakell

Stihl Australia

MJS Floorcoverings

Tasweld Pty Ltd

Integrated Components (03) 6278 1932

Robin Meredith