Issue Number 47

January 2000


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Ladies Writing Desk

English Park Bench

Sturdy Workbench

Home-made Keyboard Stand

Build a Slot-Car Track

Stroing Your Triton Gear

Adding a Mirror


Table of Contents


A Ladies' Writing Desk
by David Haskett
An attractive simple-to-make version of a very useful piece of traditional furniture.

A Traditional English Park Bench
by Craig Tilley
This summer you can lounge in style with this beautiful, comfortable garden bench seat!

A Sturdy Workbench
by Keith Hudson
A hardwood bench which is very rigid and stable, providing a safe work surface that will virtually last forever.

User Report
Dickens Trencher

by Pat Crowe
A trencher from Kennards Hire made short work of a hard back-breaking job.

A Passionate Performer Gets Organised
by Bert Toomey
A homemade keyboard stand with a multitude of uses.

Build a Slot Car Track
by Peter Erlich
With basic routing skills you can build your own customised trouble-free slot car track.

The More You Get, the More You Need
by Craig Tilley
Storage solutions for owners of Triton's ever-expanding range of workshop equipment.

Guest Room with a View
by Trevor Larkey
A very simple project that will greatly add to the comfort of your overnight visitors.



Make Good Looks Work for You
How to make your bathroom easy to live with as well as great to look at!

User Report
PLASPLUGS Compact & Professional Diamond Wheel Tile Cutters

by Alex Johnson

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored - 11

Andy's Toolbox
by A Horacek.

Air Power
How to choose an air compressor there's more to it than you might think.

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Light up Your Home for Christmas!

The 1999 BDAA National Design Awards
Building designers present their best in their fifth national award competition.

MitrePlan (Mitre10)
Make Your Own Flyscreens

Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross, Integral Energy
Smarter energy the move towards renewable green energy.

Tools & Tips
by Les Miller
The different types of sanders available, their uses, how to get the best out of them and why you'll probably need more than one.

Painting Q & A
by Noel Cole
Repairing salt damage and the yellowing of white paint.

Book Reviews
A Very Practical Guide to Interior Decorating
by Carol Staines
The Weekend Carpenter
by Phillip Gardner
Pool and Spa Owners Guide
by Alan Stewart and Standards Australia