Issue Number 188

August 2016

 

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Turning a Monaural Stethoscope


Notes on Woodturning Pt.29
Turning a Standard Lamp


Market Wares - 17.
Cannon Toothpick Holder


A Monogrammed Sofa Table - 2


Giraffe


Woodcarving by Numbers Pt.16 Carving a Linenfold Decoration


The Lozenge Box


Carving with High Speed Rotary Tools - 4: Carving a Cluster of Gumnuts with Stem and Leaf


Electronic Variable Control for Your Single Phase Lathe

 

Table of Contents

Features

The Terrifying Trembleur
After being taught how to turn a trembleur by French master-turner, Jean-François Escoulen, Ernie Newman has passed this skill on to a growing group of Australian turners.

2016 Casey/Cardinia Grand Art & Woodart Show
The woodworking or 'woodart' categories in this major Victorian Art Exhibition continue to grow each year.

Vale Neil Scobie
An Industrial Arts teacher who went on to become one of Australia's leading designer/makers and demonstrators, Neil Scobie was well-known throughout the local woodworking community as well as overseas.

Why We Use Wood
One of the most sustainable materials on the planet, wood is also one of the most versatile.

Club Drumbeat
Western Sydney Woodturners and the Central Coast Woodturners (NSW).

Vale Max Jensen
A keen woodworker, Max was also a driving force among the Victorian Clubs for more than 30 years.

Winner of the Milwaukee Giveaway
A Men’s Shed is now the proud owner of the Milwaukee 18V Planer from the #186 Giveaway.

My Choice - Laguna REVO 18/36 Lathe

Learning about Routers - 6
Guided routing - we examine the use of bushes, bearings and templates to make accurate and repeatable designs.

Earth and Beyond in Red Cedar
James Allen took over 2000 hours to transform an Australian Red Cedar stump into this four metre long sculpture.

Australian Scroll Saw Exhibition
by Neil Schulz
This nationwide organisation held its seventh biennial exhibition in Coonabarabran NSW.

Projects

Turning a Monaural Stethoscope
by Mike Darlow
While this device has been replaced by its modern counterpart, it does make a nice gift for a friend or relative in the medical profession, or a father to be.

Notes on Woodturning Pt.29 Turning a Standard Lamp
by John Ewart
John demonstrates two methods for making the hollow stem of a standard lamp - boring through a piece of solid wood or routing the inside faces of two halves.

Market Wares - 17. Cannon Toothpick Holder
by Bob Aitken
This turned item has market appeal as both a toothpick container and a toy for young boys.

A Monogrammed Sofa Table - 2
by Allen Barratt
In this second and final instalment, Allen builds the drawers, secret compartments and magazine rack, before finishing and assembling the table.

Giraffe
by Carolyn McCully
A complement to the zebra heads Carolyn described in AWW #152, this pyrography of a giraffe's head involves close attention to detail and some examples of negative burning.

Woodcarving by Numbers Pt.16 Carving a Linenfold Decoration
by Mike Davies
A popular panel decoration in past centuries, the techniques involved in carving a linenfold can also be used for religious carvings, heraldry and scrolls.

The Lozenge Box
by Don Phillips
To make a short octagonal box, Don is unable to use his favoured router table methods and instead has to machine the sides on a table saw.

Carving with High Speed Rotary Tools - 4: Carving a Cluster of Gumnuts with Stem and Leaf
by Bill McLeary
In his second project, Bill expands the skills of the reader, introducing detailing and texturing. In spite of the complexity and beauty of the finished project, it is aimed at the beginner as well as more experienced carvers.

Electronic Variable Control for Your Single Phase Lathe
by Phil Spencer
While you must use a licensed electrician to wire this all together, you can do the legwork and design your own electronic variable speed control to suit your existing lathe.

Other Features

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