Issue Number 105

September 2002

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Bandsaw Roller Bearing Guide

Banksia Serrata Boxes

Turning Simple Dolls

Turning Inside Deep Bowls


Table of Contents


Crate Expectations
by Neil Scobie
Thanks to effective management, the Tweed Wood Art Award is achieving prominence as one of the premier national wood art events.

Across The Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Les explains the history and use of manufactured sheet materials.

Vale Gilbert Mackey
George Frederick Gilbert Mackey was a pioneering communicator and administrator of Technical Education.

In With The New
by Terry Dixon
The Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is exhibiting a fine display of 20th century chair designs.

User Report
Makita Jig Saws Model 4340FCT & 4341FCT

by Neil Scobie
Neil runs these two saws through their paces, with brilliant results.

User Report
H.N.T. Gordon Block Plane Kit

by Cedomir Jesic and Steven Ma
These two students share their experiences making one of H.N.T. Gordon's lovely planes.

Protool unveils portable power tools for wood

Old Tool Tales
by James Carse Black
The Classic Profile Plane.

George's Corner
by George Hatfield
The Candelabra shows who's top of the class!

Melbourne Timber & Working With Wood Show
What's happening at this year's biggest woodworking show, conclusion to the National Woodwork Competition.

User Report
Router Raizer

by Les Miller
This after-market depth of cut adjustment mechanism makes precise height adjustments above or below the router table a breeze.

Scrollsaw Network Born in Albury Wodonga
by Neil Schultz
The third Scrollsaw & Woodcraft weekend gives birth to the Australian Scroll Saw Network.



How Dry Is Your Timber?
by Neil Scobie
Get the moisture content of your air-dried rough stock just right in this mini-kiln.

Bandsaw Modifications
by Jim Worthington
A roller bearing blade guide assembly is a small job for your local engineering shop, but it can provide a big leap in bandsaw performance.

Technical Sketching - 4
by Terry Gosschalk
Your guide to Isometric and Oblique sketching with angles. Includes a chance to win a Woodfast DRAGONFLY sander.

Banksia Serrata Boxes
by Keith Hudson
Salvaged timber makes some beautiful dovetailed boxes.

Turning Simple Dolls
by Ernie Newman
Pencil gauges make for smart and efficient production of these stylised childrens' toy.

Cutting Inside Deep Bowls
by George Hatfield
A modified shape on the bevel of the bowl turning gouge makes turning inside deep bowls easier.


Other Features

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Clean bottoms and bandsaw rip fence

Club Drumbeat
Woodgroup SA stars in Adelaide TWWW Show
Woodwork on show at Grafton's Jacaranda Festival

Book Reviews
Simply Beautiful Boxes
by Doug Stowe
by Niall Barrett
Designing and Making Rocking Horses
by Margaret Spencer
How to make Simple Wooden Puzzles and Jigsaws
by Alan, Gill and Glyn Bridgewater