Energy, Save Money Water Management
by John Ross
rather than conservation, may prove to be the long-term solution to drought conditions.
Bathroom Renovation a Success
Use our guide to plan your renovation and
ensure that your new bathroom is problem-free, functions well and looks wonderful.
The latest trend is not just a clean up, but a complete makeover
of the pool and its surroundings. Set a theme with Balinese, Mexican, Tuscan,
beach, resort, jungle or whatever style you want.
by Noel Cole, Associate Editor
Having problems with chalky
surfaces, bleed-through stains and old wallpaper? Industry expert Noel Cole offers
Last issue we covered the new residence categories in the
9th National Building Design Awards for the Building Designers Association of
Australia. This issue we look at the award winners for additions and alterations,
interiors and energy efficiency.
with Bunnings Warehouse
Composters and Worm Farms
waste not only helps the environment, but by using a compostor and worm farm you
can make your own compost and fertliser for the garden.
The Biscuit Jointer — Basic Joints
President of the Triton Woodworkers Club, Holmesglen, Stuart looks
at the operation of the Triton Biscuit Jointer and its application to simple woodworking
Lay a Timber Floor
With the help of a few tips, you can
easily replace your old flooring with a new timber floor.
by Les Miller, Associate Editor
Clamps and cramps
are both used to hold timber. They come in a large variety of shapes, sizes and
designs, each intended for a specific purpose. Les discusses their functions and
explains why you can never have too many clamps and cramps.
by Pat Crowe
A complete rebuild turned these
wrecks into fashionable patio furniture.
by Bert Toomey
These simple home-made
jigs greatly increase the capacity and the versatility of the popular B&D Workmate.
by M Bentley
Fill that empty corner in your
room with this easy-to-make display cupboard.
by David Haskett
John Wayne assisted in the design
of this attractive rocking chair.
BMI Range of Spirit Levels
by Les Miller
levels offer a high degree of accuracy at an affordable price.
by Ken Williams
This adjustable wooden legrest
is the perfect accessory for your garden seating.
Calipers in the Home Workshop
by John Newman
are very useful and the basic models are relatively inexpensive. They’re easy
to use — once you know how.
by John Newman
If you have access to a metal lathe you
can make these boring bars which will cut oversize holes through most metals.
by Pat Crowe
Levering a post out of the ground
can be much more effective than wriggling it or digging it out.
The Used Lumber Project Book
by Kerry Pierce
Display Cases You Can Build
by Danny Proulx
Storage Projects For The Router
Building Kitchen Cabinets
by Udo Schmidt