Issue Number 44

July 1999


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Simple Console Table

Adding a CD Shelf


Table of Contents


Hobby Work Bench
by Trevor Larkey
A simple and versatile work table suitable for a wide range of craft and hobby activities.

Inner City Cottage Renovation - 2
by Don Bunting
Joy and dismay as the interior renovations proceed and poor workmanship is revealed.

Workshop Layout and Storage
by Craig Tilley
One reader's solution to lack of space in the workshop.

Fresh Air in Half an Hour
by Sharlene Wilkens
Installing a ceiling vent.

Home Improvement Basics: Concreting - 4
Structural concrete house slabs and deep pours.

New Handles for Old Saws
by Michael Green
A great solution when the blade outlasts the handle!

Transform the Triton Superjaws
by Glenn Roberts
Custom-made jaws extend the versatility of the popular Superjaws.

A Simple Console Table
by David Haskett
An attractive display table that attaches to the wall, leaving the floor space free.

Add a CD shelf
by Craig Tilley
This simple project can be adapted to most storage units.



Make a Bold Statement!
Different ways to decorate the exterior of your home.

Keep Warm This Winter
Handy hints from Energy Efficiency Victoria, Integral Energy (NSW) and ENERGEX (QLD).

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored - 9
The significance of frequency when working with electrical devices.

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Keeping Out the Winter Chills.

Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross, Integral Energy
Big Savings on Your Hot Water Bill a guide to some of the innovative products available.

MitrePlan (Mitre10)
Sheet Wall Panelling.

Sydney International Furniture Show
A look at the exciting designs on display at this year's Show.

Protect Your Home With A Good Roof
by James Lynne
Regular inspection and maintenance can prevent serious storm and rain damage.

Build Efficiently & Economically With Steel
Suitable selection of steel components can make your timber framed house stronger and quicker to build.

Book Reviews
Garden Woodwork In A Weekend
by Richard Blizzard
Terrace Houses in Australia
by Trevor Howells & Colleen Morris
NATSPEC Domestic