Issue Number 124

November 2005

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Australian Countrymen’s Platter


Christmas Angel


Turning a Donut Teapot


Mitre Clamping Re-visited


Making a Three-Legged Stool


Klinging Koalas


Blackwood CD Storage Cabinet


A Chess Set to Be Proud of


Laminated Potpourri Vessel


Simple Sawbench Dust Extractor


Aging Your Finishes


The Little Ripper Gripper

 

Table of Contents

Features

Eric and His Fabulous Flying Machine
At the end of September, the Spirit of Flight, a working replica of the wooden framed Wright Model A flyer took to the air at Narromine.

Choosing a Sander
There are many factors which determine whether you have the right sander for the job or wasted your money.

Mike St Clair & the 3 Elements
The Framed Art Gallery in Darwin was the venue for the highly successful exhibition, the 3 Elements.

Profile - Chris Mitchell
For almost two decades Chris has made a living from production turning for galleries.

Woodworking with Children — Infants
by Ian Broinowski
With appropriate preparation and supervision you can introduce your children or grandchildren to woodworking from a very early age.

Club Drumbeat
Berwick District Woodworkers Club Inc (VIC) and the Bribie and District Woodcrafters Inc (QLD).

20th Anniversary Competition
20 prizes to be won by 20 readers

Make it Snappy
by Darryl Cooper
Far from the coastal forests, Mt Isa woodworkers make good use of the local Snappy Gum.

George’s Corner
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
Kevin Dwyer’s Dancing Brolgas

Wooden Clock Movements
by Kevin J Cass
Much research is required to design and produce a working wooden clock mechanism.

Neptune’s Guitars
by Heidi Lenffer, FELDER
Peter Pollard operates his own business making and repairing bass guitars.

New Australian Woodturning Invention
Peter Finocchiaro has invented a new device for turning multiple bowls from a single blank.

USER REPORT
Vertiacc

by Scott Bauer
A pedestal drill accessory for drilling holes in multiple components.


Projects

Australian Countrymen’s Platter
by Carol Rix
Run out of ideas for your woodworking? A joint project is one way to stimulate your creativity.

Christmas Angel
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
A turned angel for the festive season.

Turning a Donut Teapot
by Albert Martin
If you think you’ve seen every teapot design, try turning this one!

Mitre Clamping Re-visited
by Peter Fogelman
A home-made clamping system re-visited.

Making a Three-Legged Stool
by Neil Scobie
Three-legged stools always come in handy around the house or workshop, and this sturdy unit is designed to last for many years.

Klinging Koalas
by Maricha Oxley
An advanced carving project based on a favourite Australian animal.

Blackwood CD Storage Cabinet
by David Dundas
An attractive narrow chest of drawers suited to a number of uses.

A Chess Set to Be Proud of
by Carol Rix
Turning a chess set.

Laminated Potpourri Vessel
by Alexander Bendeli
The completion of the project used to test the Hycut hollowing tool in the last issue.

Simple Sawbench Dust Extractor
by John Peters
A home-made device for reducing the dust generated by a light-framed table saw.

Aging Your Finishes
by Mac Simmons
An authentic weathered look can require as much skill and patience as a pristine finish.

The Little Ripper Gripper
by Peter Fogelman
This handy home-made device makes light work of keyless chucks.


Other Features

New Products

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Quick Store Work Bench, Grinder Modifications

Book Reviews
Making an Erosion Bowl (DVD)
by Neil Scobie
Learn to Turn
by Barry Gross
The Toolbox Book
by Jim Tolpin
Wood In Australia - Types, properties and uses - Second Edition
by Keith R Bootle
Understanding Wood Finishing - How to Select and Apply the Right Finish
by Bob Flexner