Issue Number 27

September 1996


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Refectory Style Coffee Table

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Table of Contents

Different Terms, Same Meaning
by Lindsay G. Collins
When a four 'b' two is a two by four

Saving Money by Building with MGP Pine
The new pine grading

Timber and Working with Wood Show, Melbourne

Working with Recycled Timber
by David Thompson
Using recycled timber for furniture

Mail Order Toolshop
New In-house Toolshop for those hard to find tools

House Design for the Home Buyer and Owner Builder
by Don Bunting
Part of a series on house design

A Refectory Style Coffee Table
An attractive sturdy design from a past age

Autofeed Power Screwdrivers
Makita's 6832 and cordless 6831 models

Smart Home Systems
Security, lighting control and other systems management for the home

Frank's Fence
by Richard Upton
Fence using recycled scrap

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Hanging Wallpaper

Larkey's Tips
by Trevor Larkey
Smart Ideas for outside areas

Working With Metals
by Les Miller
Oxy-acetylene Welding

Heritage Bathrooms
Creating a Victorian and Federation Bathroom

User Report
Hitachi Slide Compound Mitre Saw

Multi-purpose Children's Furniture

Building a Home Cinema
Planning before construction to make the most of your equipment

Large Spaces and Cold Winters
Using Cold-climate technology to stay warmer in Australian conditions

Gardener's Tool Box
by David Haskett

Working with Leather in the Workshop -- Part 3
by J Swinkels
Tools, Finishes and Leather-covered Director's chair

Re-painting a Concrete Swimming Pool
by Leean Plant (Macleod Paints Australia)
Re-vitalising your pool and save money

Products for Home Improvement and Renovations

Book Reviews
by Best of Fine Homebuilding
by Best of Fine Homebuilding
What Timber should I use
by John Stacpoole