version of a Neil Scobie box and John K Looker’s 18th Century style Lowboy
in Tasmanina Blackwood.
REPORT - Sand-Flee Sanding Centre and Attachments
by Alan Baron
This new smaller Sand-Flee will have immediate appeal for many woodworkers,
and the sanding and finishing attachments available make it even more
on Woodturning - Part 5A Scrapers
by John Ewart
Used correctly, scrapers have their place in woodturning. John discusses
the types available and their different uses.
Inspired by Greek and Roman classical elements, these two grandfather
clocks designed and made by Chas Sheehan have been a labour of love.
REPORT - Vermec 3-Point Steady Rest
by Brendan Stemp
Considered to be the Rolls-Royce of steady rests, Brendan discusses the
features that set the Vermec unit apart from the rest.
& Working with Wood Brisbane & Sydney Show Guide
The Show season has begun. This year there is a new demonstrator and several
new demonstrations, plus new products and promotions.
Peter Hromek's book, wood vessel sculpture, is largely a gallery featuring
Peter's spectacular work, but there is a technical step-by-step section
on how Peter produces a four axis turning.
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
At the Newcastle Show, George comes across John Ratley's impressive intarsia,
Tiger and Cubs, with around 450 individual pieces.
Truths and Myths
by Paul Briggs, Akkupak
Paul compares the three main types of power tool cordless battery on the
market today and how their correct selection and use will assist you to
achieve optimum performance from your tools.
Planer table adjustment.
by Allen Barrett
Adaped from a design that comes in both three and four legged versions,
this occasional table is a definite conversation piece.
Woodworking with Carba-Tec
It's time to toss out those unused lettering templates for the router.
Tony Forbes works through an example of how the CNC Shark Pro can produce
nameplates in almost any size or font style that you could reasonably
by Tom Williams
Practise your thread-making technique on this simple and attractive money
box which will appeal to most children.
Ultimate Turned Soccer Ball
by Ron Ryan
There’s a lot of maths involved in correctly laying out the components
of a wooden soccer ball, but fortunately Ron has done it for you. All
you need to do is follow his steps, use his jigs and you’ll have a perfect
by Don Phillips
If you can make a box, you make this very handy storage chest. Don uses
simple carcass techniques to build a box of boxes.
by Aaron Ehrlich
As a learning experience and a bit of fun, Aaron takes on the challenge
involved in making a 'better' hand-powered lathe.
by Carolyn McCully
This pyrography of an old building introduces a new range of texturing
and shading effects. However, by breaking it down into 'blocks', even
a novice can burn this image successfully.
by Alec Bethnall
Tea candle trays are available through tea candle parties, but you can
also make your own to your preferred dimensions and design in the workshop.
Candle Table Candelabra
by Alec Bethnall
Having made the tea candle tray, Alec went for something a bit fancier
with this table top candelabra for two candles.
to Make - a Charging Centre
The thirteenth in our Beginner Series, we use the information covered
so far to make a simple but practical project - a centre for all those
chargers we now have in the modern household.
Making Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles
by Charles W Ross
A Back to Basics Book
The Workbench Design Book
by Christopher Schwartz & the Popular Woodworking Staff
Twenty Decorative Carving Projects in Period Styles
by Steve Bisco