Issue Number 100

December 2001

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Hardwood Fielding Plane

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Neil Scobie's Rocking Chair

Prickly Echidna

Meaty Mallet

Timber Lid Covers


Table of Contents


Celebrating 100 issues!
Australia's own woodworking magazine looks at the past, and charts a course for the future.

Old Tool Tales
by James Carse Black
The plane that runs circles 'round others - the Compass plane.

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Basic problems of materials and jointing (part 4), deals with framing joints.

User Report
The Centreprise

by Les Miller
Les tests this Australian designed and made circle cutting jig for the bandsaw.

User Report
Makita Compound Slide Saw

by Neil Scobie
The new Makita LS1212 is put through its paces.

High Pressure Water Blasting
by Glenn Roberts
Getting bark off burls the easy way.

The Canberra Timber Show

A Timber Odyssey in Queensland
by Col Martin
Col searches for timber with a few of his mates.

Bruce Bell
Outback timber turner.

An exhibition of fine furniture by the graduating students of the Forest Heritage Centre School of Wood, Dwellingup, WA.

George's Corner
by George Hatfield
When the hat fits, wear it!



Hardwood Fielding Plane
by Tony Brandon
Classic fielded panels are a snap using this home-made fielding plane.

Drawer Planing Jig
by Neil Scobie
Easy way to hold your drawers for planing to size.

Making a Rocking Chair
by Neil Scobie
This design combines modern joinery with classic design.

Carving an Echidna
by Maricha Oxley
This cute toothpick holder celebrates Aussie timbers and our unique native animals.

Make a Meaty Mallet
by Les Swift
Turning a practical tenderiser is fast and fun.

A Touch of Class for Glass
by Pat Crowe
Old pasta sauce jars get a new life with comfortable and attractive timber lid covers.


Other Features

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Sandpaper tree, making frames, cut flats on the bandsaw and no mark mandrels

Book Reviews
The Best Seat in the House
by Peter Dorman
The Art of Rustic Furniture
by Daniel Mack
The Complete Practical Woodworker
by Stephen Corbett