Issue Number 94

December 2000

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Making a Book Unit


Routing a Simple Gizmo


Neil Scobie's Jigs


Carving Samoan Walking Stick


Curved Boxes

 

Table of Contents

Features

Across the Teacher’s Bench
by Les Miller
Choosing routers and router bits.

Carving Rarotongan Style
by Bronwyn Cozens
A visitor to Rarotonga describes her adventures with one of the Island’s great traditional carvers.

Woodturnng Tips
by George Hatfield
Japanese Woodturning
George describes the experience of seeing a whole new way of turning.

Play It Safe!
Workshops should be designed to breed safety and smart working habits.

Controlling Dust Extraction
by Glenn Roberts
Various options for controlling the operation of a dust extraction system.

User Report
Porter Cable Router 7529

by Michael Kriegler

Old Tool Tales
by James Carse Black
The Box Moot survives.

National Woodturning Symposium
by Andrew Potocnik

Wood Turning in England
by Ernie Newman
Ernie reports his impressions of the English scene.

Woodworkers Association of NSW Exhibition
by Les Miller

George’s Corner
by George Hatfield
Comments on the work of a younger generation.

Blockheads and Sheep
Kevin Gilder’s sculptures are integral to this landscape installation.

A Remarkable American Wooden Clock
by David Bailey
A study of the clock making masters reveals their ingenuity.

From Sleepers to Slumber
by Neil Wilson
Transforming hardwood sleepers into a child’s cradle.

 

Projects

Making a Book Unit
by Neil Scobie
This book case can be made to suit any space in your house, thanks to this adaptable design.

Router Practice Makes Perfect
by Peter Fogelman
A simple exercise to help make the router a more comfortable tool to use.

Housing Jigs
by Neil Scobie
This new series provides plans for jigs which can be used for various machining operations.

Carving Samoan Stick
by Carol Rix
Walking sticks are Bernie Wolff’s specialty, though he hopes not to have to use one for some time yet.

Spindle Turned Watering Spout
by Alan Logan
This great practical project is a simple but effective means of ensuring adequate moisture for your pot and garden plants alike.

Straight Forward Curved Boxes
by Alex Springall
Timber which was considered rubbish is salvaged with a little effort and ingenuity.

 

Other Features

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Router sled jig and turning green wood

Club Drumbeat
Cooroora Woodworkers Club Inc

Book Reviews
Decorative Woodcarving: The complete course
by Graham Bull
Field Guide to Eucalypts Vol 1 South-eastern Australia
by MIH Brooker and DA Kleinig
The Scrollsaw: Twenty Projects
by John Everett