at Work and Play
The second exhibition by the male artists from the Society of Arts and
Crafts of NSW.
by Terry Martin
In March attendees enjoyed another great series of turning demonstrations
on Woodturning - Part 5B
by John Ewart
For successful results, the turner must decide whether the scraper is
the most appropriate tool for the task at hand.
Ozzy Mitchell from Yeppoon QLD puts a lot of work into his carved miniatures
which can have over a 100 components.
Grinding wheel replacement.
by Andrew Waller
Recycled Blackbutt was used to make durable contemporary furniture with
a Western Australian connection.
Blue Mountains Woodturners (NSW) Biennial Interclub Challenge
by Mark Viner
After 70 years the Sturt School of Wood continues to thrive as one of
Australia’s leading craft centres, particularly in the field of woodworking.
& Working with Wood Canberra Show Guide
The latest on this year’s Shows including a new demonstrator and several
new demonstrations, plus new products and promotions.
Festool CXS 10.8V Drill/Driver
by Sean Beedham
This tool is small, powerful and attractively priced. It makes an ideal
assembly drill/driver or a compact companion to a larger model.
of a Compulsive Toy-Maker
by Chris Woolcock
From early childhood to his latest business venture, Chris has always
left a trail of sawdust behind him.
Christian School NSW HSC Students 2009/2010
Seat Dining Chair
by Neil Scobie
Neil follows up on his cushioned seat dining chair with this new design.
Made from two contrasting timbers, it has a higher back, different curves
and, of course, a wooden seat.
Woodworking with Carba-Tec
Tony Forbes continues to work through an example of how the CNC Shark
Pro can produce nameplates in almost any size or font style. The Australian
Woodworker logo was cut at the Sydney Timber & Working with Wood Show
and can be viewed at the Sydney Carba-Tec store in Auburn.
Version of the Chinese Erhu
by Aaron Ehrlich
While primarily a fun woodturning exercise, this basic erhu design could
be developed into a usable stringed instrument.
Bar Table - 2
by Allen Barrett
Having made the legs in the last issue, Allen explains how to make the
top, shelf and emblem and complete the assembly.
an 8-Piece Segmented Ring
by Alex Morey
In #155 Alex explained how to lay out and cut an 8-piece segmented ring.
However, a conventional clamp band doesn’t work when gluing these rings.
Alex explains his method.
Generation Laminated Platter
by Jim McConnachie
Cutting and regluing a laminated board three times creates this dramatic
design which is then finished on the lathe. While there are alternative
methods for mounting the platter, Jim uses a Longworth chuck.
by Carolyn McCully
This is one of Carolyn’s simpler patterns, ideal for the beginner or for
the more experienced pyrographer who wants to experiment with the image.
The fourteenth in our Beginner Series, we examine how ergonomics plays
a big part in our ability to use power tools accurately and for long periods
without adverse effects such as health conditions and ruined projects.
We look at some of the features you should consider when purchasing tools.
Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course and Reference Manual
by Chris Pye
Turning Salt & Pepper
Shakers and Mills
by Chris West
Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws
by Roland Johnson
The Weekend Woodworker’s Project Collection
Hope for Us All
by Simon Hope RPT
What a Relief Seasoning for a Textured Bowl
by Mark Sanger RPT