Ken Newton's Twisted Turnings
by Neil Scobie
Australian-born turner, Ken Newton, now a long-term resident of New Zealand's
South Island, has turned his pattern making background into a passion
for ornamental turning.
Scroll Saw Exhibition
Held in May this year, the Exhibition marked the 10th Anniversary of the
Australian Scroll Saw Network, an Australia wide Club for scrollers.
Howard Combes intricate trinket box with 14 compartments - some hidden,
some sliding - and a hidden coin collection tray, plus Bill McLeary's
turned and carved pieces.
Feast Watson Crackle Lacquer
Opaque coatings are useful for transforming workpieces made from bland
timber into something much more attractive. Crackle Lacquer gives a distressed
vintage look to the piece.
Arbortech Random Contour Sander
by Michael Nash
Designed around an innovative eccentric shaft, Arbortech's new 50mm dia.
sander has a truly random action, with improved access to concave and
convex surfaces. It works quickly, leaving a mark-free finish.
Hammer A3 26 Planer/Thicknesser
This compact full-featured planer/thicknesser can be purchased with the
Silent-POWER Cutter Block, a spiral cutter design that was specifically
developed for the Hammer/Felder ranges to give optimum performance.
The Bega District Woodcraft Association Inc (NSW), also known as the Bega
& Working with Wood Show Guide
Details of the 2014 Shows in Canberra and Melbourne.
The majority of woodworking projects require a hole or number of holes
to be drilled at some stage, yet a clean accurate hole can be a challenge.
In the 31st article in our Beginner's Series we look at the options for
drilling a hole and the choices that are more likely to bring success.
Demonstration and Teaching Anecdotes
by John Ewart
Pie Maker's Tools
by Aaron Ehrlich
Most turners are familiar with the Baker's Rolling Pin, but what about
the other styles of pin and the all-important pie dolly? These items are
interesting to turn and make great presents for the chef in your family.
Wares - 4.
The Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle
by Reg Cooke
Any woodworker can make this device but not every woodworker can master
it. Make one or more for yourself and others and see if you can make the
propeller spin at your command.
by Aaron Ehrlich
If you own a hat or two, you'll appreciate this hat stretcher.
You Say 'Yes'
by Harry Ellis
While it's pleasing to do a friend or family member a good turn by making
something from wood, Harry points out that some jobs are much bigger than
they first appear and some caution in saying 'Yes' is advisable.
by Numbers Pt.7 -
Acanthus Leaves and Flowers
by Mike Davies
Acanthus motifs are a very traditional design and form a good introduction
to flora carving generally. This project also introduces a move towards
work that is more three dimensional.
by Frank Rowe
Frank describes the carving of an owl, using a bandsaw to rough the blank.
Science Fiction Miniatures
by Carolyn McCully
Carolyn provides six miniatures which are quite quick to burn yet cover
a number of techniques.
on Woodturning Pt.17B
Turning a Lamp Base with Feet
by John Ewart
John details the turning of both the circular base and the segmental feet.
Project #15 - Tall Vase
by Ken Wraight
Tall vases are usually avoided by novices due to the hollowing tools required,
but this design avoids the problem by using two disc shapes glued together
for the vase.
Sam Maloof: Woodworker
by Sam Maloof
Chip Carving Workshop
by Lora S Irish
Jarrah Burr Hollow Form with Pewter Finial
by Simon Hope