Issue Number 194

August 2017

 

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Wooden Wallet


Segmented Chip and Dip Bowl


Time-Out Stool Timer


Turning the Humble Chicken Egg


Notes on Woodturning Part 35 ó Turning a Plant Pedestal


A Coffee Table in Time with the Meandering Conversation


Benchtop Chest of Drawers for Cameras


A Shooting Board for
Finishing End Grain


Market Wares #23 -
The Rocket Clock


Life and Death


Cable Drum Workbench

 

 

Table of Contents

Features

Sam Newmarch's Wooden Geared Clock
Made as his Higher School Certificate submission in Industrial Technology - Timber Products and Furniture Technologies, Sam's clock became a journey rather than a project, taking him into new areas of design and woodworking skills.

USER REPORT - Trend Combination Router Base
Designed to improve your portable routerís accuracy and effectiveness in seven different ways, this accessory, like so many products from Trend UK, is designed to fit most router models, any brand, old or new.

Club Drumbeat
Woodcraft Manningham Woodwork Club (VIC) was formed by the amalgamation of three woodworking clubs, the Berwick District Woodworkers Club Inc (VIC) operates out of The Old Cheese Factory and the Cessnock Turners (NSW) have their workshop in the grounds of Mount View High School where they run a student mentoring program.

USER REPORT - Fiskars IsoCore Hammer
Representing part of Fiskars recent entry into the hardware market, the IsoCore range has been developed with a vibration absorbing handle. In the range are three woodworking hammers.

Sharpening Cabinetmaking Tools
by Mike Darlow
Known for his specialised grinding templates for sharpening woodturning tools, Mike turns his attention to cutting edge tools used by cabinetmakers and joiners.

How to Secure a Tabletop (and How Not to)
The #45 instalment in our Beginnerís Series, we look at the problem of movement in table tops and how to secure them while still allowing to them to move rather than break along the grain or joint.

Projects

Wooden Wallet
by Richard Rees
His third version of a wooden wallet and the first to accept credit cards, notes and coins, Richard describes its functions and what is involved in making one.

Segmented Chip and Dip Bowl
by John Swinkels
Transforming a metal design into something that could be made from wood required making a prototype to work out the challenges.

Time-Out Stool Timer
by John Swinkels
Based on the time-out stools to be found on the Internet which use soft drink bottle parts for the sand timer, John builds this handy stool which doubles as a timer for games and other activities

Turning the Humble Chicken Egg
by Aaron Ehrlich
The shape of the chicken egg is readily recognisable, but how do you turn a wooden one? Aaron describes the steps required to make your turning look like an egg rather than a distorted ball.

Notes on Woodturning Part 35 - Turning a Plant Pedestal
by John Ewart
Bring the garden into your home with an attractive plant pedestal. Since it has to safely support a pot and plant, there are practical considerations involved in its design.

A Coffee Table in Time with the Meandering Conversation
by Denis Hamilton
Stack cutting with a portable jigsaw allowed Denis to spice up the appearance of his Radiata Pine coffee table top with a meandering ribbon of contrasting Meranti.

Benchtop Chest of Drawers for Cameras
by Phillip Spencer
Pinch and Pull foam was used to fit out this set of drawers designed to store and protect Phillipís photography equipment.

A Shooting Board for Finishing End Grain
by Richard Collins
In the search for more accurate hand planing, Richard developed this shooting board with a dove-tailed carriage and transverse stop.

Market Wares #23 - The Rocket Clock
by John K Looker
Designed to take a 36mm dia. fit up, the rocket clock can be made singly or in multiples for gifts or sale at the markets. 61 Cable Drum Workbench by Frank OíConnor A recycled cable drum provides a strong core for Frankís space-saving rotating circular workbench.

Life and Death
by Carolyn McCully
Carolyn revisits her pattern from last issue, adding decoration to the image of a cow skull.

Cable Drum Workbench
by Frank O'Connor
A recycled cable drum provides a strong core for Frank's space-saving rotating circular workbench.

Other Features

New Products