John Looker's wooden geared clock built to the David Bryant DB335 plan
and Maricha Oxley’s Rod Point Sailing Club trophy.
by Gloria Banting
Now in its 43rd year, the annual Torimba Festival in Ravenshoe QLD attracted
a variety of excellent entries in different categories, many from younger
Robert Sorby Micro Turning Tools
by Aaron Ehrlich
A keen turner of miniatures, Aaron trials the new set of Sorby modular
micro tools including the Sandermaster and Spiralling tools.
on Woodturning Pt.12:
Turning a Job Using a Steady Rest
by John Ewart
John explains the function of a steady rest when turning long thin items
and when and how you should use one on the lathe.
Sutton Tools Four-Fluted Auger Bits
by Bob Barrington
Bob tests Sutton Tool’s alternative to the traditional spade bit.
by Neil Scobie
Celebrating a ten year journey, Turnfest 2012 had an outstanding line-up
of international and Australian demonstrators.
by Cedric Shorey Ph.D
While Cedric has built a number of different clocks in the past, his latest
interest is decorated clock cases made with the scrollsaw.
and Log-cutting on a Bandsaw
The 23rd in our Beginner’s Series, we look at cutting dovetails on a bandsaw
with a jig and breaking down a log on a bandsaw with a purpose-made sled.
Therese of Lisieux
by Maricha Oxley
Maricha discusses the challenges in the construction of her 2.5 metre
tall religious sculpture carved from Huon Pine and weighing approx. 65kg.
by Reg Cooke
Needing to invisibly attach a finger rest to a guitar, while still making
it detachable, Reg resorted to an old technique not commonly used today
- the pocket screw joint.
Footstool & Sewing Box
by Peter Fogelman
Peter's version of an antique footstool is an interesting subject for
upholstering as well as a practical and attractive furniture item.
by Charles Storey
A sure winner with the bookworm in the family, this modern take on the
traditional mobile rotating bookcase is a handy unit that can be built
one or two shelves high.
by Carolyn McCully
A pyrography of a treasured pet can make a wonderful and lasting memento.
Carolyn describes the burning of a portrait of her sister’s dog, Storm.
Olde Treasure Chest
by Alan Bendon
Keep your treasures, whatever they may be, in this themed jewellery box.
The trick is in making the lid which has several arched components.
a Camera Obscura
by Aaron Ehrlich
This device, used for centuries in the time before plate, film and digital
cameras, makes an interesting project and still has its uses today.
Project #6 - Cheese Knife
by Ken Wraight
While a knife is a relatively small item to turn, Ken shows that there's
a fair amount of design and technique involved in producing this cheese
by Don Phillips
With only a room corner for storage space, Don designs and builds a cupboard
for the coffee cups and glasses used on special occasions.
by John Swinkels
Based on a similar item sold in plastic, John makes these candleholders
designed to take four tealights
Fresh Designs for Woodworking
by Thomas Haapapuro
Turning Wood with Carbide Tools
by John English
14 Boxes You Can Make edited
by Jim Harrold
by Rick Wiebe
Sharpening and Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels
by Hendrik Varju