Supporters and Affiliates

In the past three years Dalbeattie Men’s Shed is fortunate to have been supported by several individuals and organisations, friends and families, have donated tools, equipment, cakes and cash. Businesses such as TSD Construction Solutions, Patterson Engineering and Toolstream have helped us source materials and equipment at competitive rates. Third sector organisations such as Legion Scotland and Dalbeattie Lions have made donations, and those (listed alphabetically) below have helped significantly with either funds or organisational support.


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Age Scotland

Age Scotland

Age Scotland granted funds for 3D printing equipment and materials, and awarded Dalbeattie Men’s Shed their Member Group of the Year 2018, for services to the health and wellbeing of older people.

Axminster Tools & Machinery

Axminster Tools and Machinery

Axminster Tools have supplied high quality ex-demonstration and end of line equipment at extremely attractive discounted prices delivered free of charge from Axminster, South Devon.

Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Food, Dalbeattie, donated Local Community Funds to the Shed for the purchase of small equipment, consumables and materials.

Dalbeattie Chamber of Trade

Dalbeattie Chamber of Trade dalbeattiechamber.org made a donation to the Shed in recognition of the many hours spent refurbishing the Town Christmas Lanterns.

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries & Galloway Council provided funding which paid for the venue and main refreshments at the May 2018 Dumfries and Galloway Men’s Shed Festival (ShedFest) which was held in the Parish Church Hall, Dalbeattie. Dalbeattie Men’s Shed hosted the ShedFest with TSDG, the Men’s Shed raised and dispersed all funds for the event – on behalf of all the Sheds operational and prospective , in the County.

Dye Sublimation Supplies

Dye Sublimation Supplies

Dye Sublimation Supplies are the principal supplier of equipment, blanks and support to our dye-sub printing facilities.

Foundation Scotland

Foundation Scotland

Foundation Scotland part funded the the May 2018 Dumfries and Galloway Men’s Shed Festival (ShedFest) which was held in the Parish Church Hall, Dalbeattie. Dalbeattie Men’s Shed hosted the ShedFest with TSDG, Dalbeattie Shed raised and dispersed all funds for the event – on behalf of all the Sheds operational and prospective, in the County.

Identity Leather Craft

Identity Leather Craft

Identity Leather Craft are the principal supplier of equipment, leather, fixings, finishings, and support to our leather workshop.

Legion Scotland

Legion Scotland

Legion Scotland, Dalbeattie Branch has pledged to provide continuing financial support Dalbeattie Men’s Shed from 2016.

Paterson Engineering

Paterson Engineering

Paterson Engineering provide ongoing technical support to the Shed.

Solway Plant Hire Ltd

Solway Plant Hire Ltd

The shed has been allowed the use of a window in Dalbeattie-based Solway Plant Hire's office in High Street to display and sell a selection of some of the members' smaller craft items made in the wood and metal workshops at Edingham.

Sport Relief 2016

Sport Relief 2016

Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 awarded funds to the Shed to set up our cold metal working area based on bench tools supplied by MetalCraft.

Tesco Bags of Help

Tesco Bags of Help

Tesco Bags of Help provided funds via Tesco Castle Douglas to develop our dye sublimation printing facilities, by funding increased print capacity, platen press, blanks and supplies.