Issue Number 115

June 2004

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Treasure Chest


Dolls' House Chair


Lighthouse on Rocks


Making a Simple Lissajous Figure


Mitreing the Frame for a Small Box


Designing and Building a Timber Geodesic Cubby House

 

Table of Contents

Features

Diverse Woodturning Tools
Open the door to new forms of turning with some of the many diverse and innovative woodturning tools available.

Cover Story: Pursuing a Career in Woodworking
A career in woodworking can be both rewarding and challenging. Australia's leading woodworkers and educators talk about their experiences and offer advice to assist you in your career choice.

The Ubiquitous Adze
by Art Burrows
The adze was probably the most important tool in the Ancient Egyptian woodworker's tool basket.

Woodturning Tools - What Should I Use? How Sharp Are Yours?
by Bruce Bell
Bruce answers two of the most common questions beginners ask about tools.

Teachers Bench
by Les Miller
Choose the right joint for your next woodworking project.

The Ultimate in Decorated Wood
by Art Burrows
This collection of remarkable reproductions will be a feature of the 2004 Sydney Timber and Working With Wood Show.

Sydney Timber & Working with Wood Show 2004
The 2004 Sydney Show will have something for everyone and is one of the biggest this year.

George's Corner
by George Hatfield
The debate over Mesquite has motivated George to track some down and give it a turn.

The Ultimate Workshop
Goodbye to the Dream Workshop - the Ultimate Workshop 2004 has arrived!

Woodturning Tips
by George Hatfield
How to cut shoulders on between centre turning.

How Does Your Cutting Stack Up?
by Neil Schulz
Neil shows different ways of cutting multiple layers with your scrollsaw.

User Report:
Grip-Tite Guide

by Les Miller

User Report:
Jet JBOS-5 Benchtop Oscillating Spindle Sander

by Neil Scobie

User Report:
Nobex Octo Squares

by Les Miller


Projects

Treasure Chest
by Stephen Jewell
Make an authentic pirate's treasure chest for the kids from recycled timber.

Dolls' House Chair
by Derek Thomas
A method for making a contoured seat chair in 1:12 scale based on a design by George Nakashima.

Lighthouse on Rocks
by Sue Walters
Use your wire nib or solid point burner for this attractive step-by-step pyrography project.

Making a Simple Lissajous Figure
by Bill Lane
Combine turning and carving skills to make a familiar figure.

Mitreing the Frame for a Small Box
by Peter Fogelman
Small box frames simplified - just insert fillets of wood across the mitres.

Designing and Building a Timber Geodesic Cubby House
by Rod Rayburn
Rod's new CAD program simplifies the design and construction of complex faceted shapes.

Other Features

New Products

Book Reviews
Wildlife Patterns - Birds
by Sue Walters
Making Heirloom Boxes
by Peter Lloyd
The Marquetry Course
by Jack Metcalfe & John Apps
Building The Perfect Tool Chest
by Jim Stack