Energy, Save Money
Summer Safety & Savings
by Origin Energy
couple of quick quizzes to find out how much you really know about reducing your
electricity bill and electrical safety.
Tools for the Serious Renovator
You wouldn’t build a coffee table with
hand tools, so why use them for renovation work? We examine some of the more unusual
tools available to make light work of your next home improvement project.
Metabo KGS 1880 Plus Sliding Compound Saw
by Les Miller
This is a well-built machine for light industrial or serious DIY use.
Win a Metabo
Saw! Entry coupon.
Tanks are making a comeback for suburban homes, but before
you race out and buy one, some research and decision-making is required.
by Geoff Thompson
Relocating and restoring older
homes in Queensland has become big business. Geoff looks at some of the hurdles
to be overcome and the costs involved.
PLUS-100 Portable Mitre Saw Stand & Saw Horse
A well-engineered portable stand to make your drop, mitre
or sliding compound mitre saw easier and safer to use, especially on the work
Summer Gardens & the Triton System
Tips on feeding,
watering and maintaining your lawn and garden. If you’d prefer to stay out of
the sun, Bunnings Warehouse has the Triton 2000 EV Workcentre.
The Biscuit Jointer — Part 2 — Mid-panel joints
President of the Triton Woodworkers Club, Holmesglen, Stuart
demonstrates how the Triton system can be adapted for mid-panel biscuit joints.
A Triton Kitchen
by Stuart Lees
Build your own kitchen with the Triton woodworking
Tips & Ideas
Router mounting markings — Drafting Arm for Extension Table
— Dust Mask Quick Release — Router Mounting Plate — Fat Wheels.
Club’s Plank Competition
The Triton Owners Club (Oyster Bay) NSW Inc’s
Plank Competition for 2004 was a good demonstration of the variety of woodworking
possible with the Triton system.
Build a Barbecue
With basic bricklaying skills and the
help of a few tips, you can build a wood or gas fired brick barbecue for summer.
Tools & Tips
by Les Miller, Associate Editor
Machine-made Tool Box — this
issue’s project can be made with hand or power tools, but Les takes the opportunity
to build it solely with machines to demonstrate the capabilities of modern power
by Leigh Brown
An attractive but simple two-door design
that can be adapted to a variety of uses.
by John Newman
If your dogs need a bigger kennel,
maybe a shed is the answer!
by David Haskett
Flower-filled display boxes are
an attractive addition to any home.
Shady Spot for Summer
by Eris Kennedy
Transform that unused
nook with a pergola and shadecloth.
Length Storage Racks
by John Newman
Make your own racking to
safely store timber, pipes, steel and other long items.
by Chris Beswick
A simple woodworking project
for the kitchen (or the laundry or the workshop).
Home Storage Projects
by Paul Anthony
Quick & Easy Custom Cabinets
by Anthony Guidice
Fast, Easy & Accurate
by Pat Warner
Doors & Entryways
Stonework for the Garden
by Alan & Gill Bridgewater