The Gold Coast Woodturners celebrate 25 years!
Mulwarree Class of '08
The Class of '08 at Mulwaree in Goulburn (NSW)
has maintained the high standard set by previous years at this rural High School
Report: Work Sharp 3000
by Allen Barrett
Tempered glass wheels
carry the abrasive on the innovative Work Sharp 3000 which offers three modes
of sharpening and will sharpen practically all of the edge tools used in woodworking.
do you do after Making 15,000 Boxes?
Bruce Haggie still makes boxes but
not so many now that he has turned to furniture making and opened a woodworking
supplies store on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Report: Veritas Side Rabbett Plane
by Andre Bastion
can clean and true the side walls of a trench or groove with just a few passes
of this tiny plane.
Report: Sheppach Deco Flex Scrollsaw
by The Woodturners of the Hunter
A graph shows the results when 8 members of The Woodturners of the Hunter
put this Scrollsaw through a predetermined series of tests.
- Then & Now
by Robert Lavender
Plywood is a lot older than
you may think. The Ancient Eyptians made it over 3000 years ago.
Report: The JoolTool
by Arnold Barkley
The wide variety of
3M Pressure Sensitive Abrasives that fit the Ninja Disk of the JoolTool allow
it to re-shape, sharpen and hone tools as well as polish metals and stone.
by Alan Logan
Alan found evidence of a wide range
of skills when he visited the Annual Open Day of the Caloundra Woodworkers Club
on the Sunshine Coast (QLD).
Sandra May (Woronora, NSW) won several prizes for woodturning at this
yearís Australian Woodturning Exhibition. Rob Kutcher (Kadina, SA) used mainly
recycled and salvaged material to make his wardrobe.
Timber & Working with Wood Show
This year's Canberra Show was vibrant
The presence of the Woodcraft Guild ACT was an important factor
in the success of the Canberra Timber and Working with Wood Show. These photos
from the Guild Exhibition illustrate both the high standard and extraordinarily
wide range of pieces made by Guild members.
Making a Kitchen Island Bench
by Neil Scobie
When Neil applied
his skills and experience to the humble kitchen bench, the result was a solid
piece of funiture that is sure to serve several generations.
Latest Triumph Despite outstanding competition, it's not surprising
Ron Girdlerís Cream Separator won Grand Champion at the 2008 Torimba Festival
in Ravenshoe, Far North Queensland.
by Caroline McCully
Elusive, the Unicorn now has a
companion. Engaging, the Mermaid, gave Caroline a chance to demonstrate use of
the new Razertip Scale Tips on an actual project.
all-wood Lazy Susan
by WA Lane
The maker of the Chinese Lantern
that appeared on the cover of Issue #131 first found an interesting pattern for
the top of this Lazy Susan, then designed and made the roller mechanism for it
Use for 9 Dowel Screws
by David Wood
David shows how he used
hints from the remains of an Victorian Whatnot to make a new one.
Saver Cutting Boards
by Don Phillips
Those cut-outs left when
your new kitchen was installed can be a valuable source of material for a set
of unique cutting boards - or you could buy the laminated stock and start from
by Vicky Fraser
Alex loved this innovative
toy - and all the while it was teaching her hand-eye coordination and a lot more
by Aaron Ehrlich
Aaron used modern woodturning techniques
to reproduce an antique Ear Trumpet.
TOPS: Making the Universal Toy
by Michael Cullen
Saw Basketweave Projects
by John Nelson and William Guimond
Design Solutions and Strategies
from Fine Woodworking
Band Saw Boxes
by Lois Keener Ventura
500 Chairs: Celebrating
Traditional & Innovative Designs
All Glued Up! A Study in Open Segment Turning
Dovetail a Drawer
with Frank Klausz