Issue Number 55

May 2001


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Stairs With Wedged Tenons

Space-saving Window Seats

Treasure Shelf

Net & Tidy Dresser

Wine Rack for 10


Table of Contents


The Triton Workshop
Tips and ideas for Triton owners everywhere.

DIY For Girls
by Susan Owen
Painting (you’ll love it) and sanding (you’ll hate it).

MitrePlan (Mitre 10)
How to Lay Concrete.

Rot— the Silent Killer
by Pat Crowe
Even a garden pick needs a little care!

Stairs with Wedged Tenons
by Peter Dorman
An uncommon woodworking joint creates an attractive feature staircase.

Cistern Repairs
by Pat Crowe
How to Keep the Toilet Dry.

Space-saving Window Seats
by Don Bunting
Re-learning the advantages of built-in seating.

Treasure Shelf
by Craig Tilley
A special place for a young girl’s collection.

A Neat & Tidy Dresser
by Craig Tilley
This dresser is ideal for the storage needs of growing children.

Wine Rack for 10
by David Haskett
A quick project to create a mini-cellar for the kitchen, dining or lounge area.



Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross, Integral Energy
The Building of Wombat Hollow — Pursuit of a dream led to the construction of an exciting, practical, comfortable and unusual energy-efficient home.

Gutters & Downpipes
These days there’s a lot more to choose from than just the traditional quad metal gutter.

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored - 20
Data wiring - 3.

Andy’s Toolbox
by A Horacek

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Improve Your Kitchen Storage — Bright wre accessories make it simple to modernise your kitchen and increase storage.

100-115mm Angle Grinders
There’s a lot of accessories for this size grinder but which model do you choose?

Green Power
by Tara Poole
The (near) future of our household energy needs.

Tools & Tips
by Les Miller
Circular saw blades — different types and their uses.

Safety in the Metalworking Workshop
by J Newman
Important tips for a safer work environment.

Sew Easy It’s Child’s Play
Why seamstresses are buying Game Boys.

Book Reviews
How To Make Your Own Kitchen Storage and Wardrobe Units
by Stanley Herbert
Fences for Town and Country
by John Stacpoole