Manwaring's Wooden Marvels
Having built a steam locomotive and a steam beam engine, both of which
operate on compressed air and are made almost entirely of wood, Harold
is currently working on a steam traction engine.
REVIEW - RDG Blade Saver Kits
These kits allow you to detect and remove metal inclusions in the wood
before they damage your expensive woodworking machines.
Otway Wood Design Exhibition 2011
Masters - The Wizards of Oz
by Terry Martin
While Turnfest is known for its international content, this year there
will also be an impressive display of Australian talent with 20 local
REPORT - Torque Workcentre Universal Machine
by Stuart Lees of Stu's Shed
As the flexibility of the Torque Workcentre is explored, it is becoming
a universal machine, capable of a wide range of applications carried out
accurately and with ease.
on Woodturning Pt.8 - A Woodturner's Posture
by John Ewart
Fundamental to controlling the tool in this manner are your stance and
REPORT - Panasonic 14.4V Li-Ion Cordless Tools
by Mark Nash
Manning Great Lakes Woodworkers (NSW) open their new facilities.
by Christer Lindée
A foray into construction woodworking proved to be a success when this
gazebo survived Cyclone Yasi virtually unscathed.
Earl Hansen's Dozer and Grader, plus Tom Williams' vase turned on three
by Harry Ellis
While this was a difficult repair, it demonstrated that sometimes repairing
an old chair of good quality is worth the extra effort.
by Maurice Passmore
Norman Lindsay's iconic character makes a great subject for those turning
offcuts that accumulate in the workshop.
Celtic Rolling Pin
by Brian Hall
Keen to win his Club's rolling pin competition, novice Brian Hall came
up with this striking design. Only when the blank is turned is the true
shape of the laminations revealed.
by Phil Griffiths
To make this impressive double-sided mural, Phil turned the blank, split
it and rejoined it, turned it again and then de-laminated the laminations.
by Aaron Ehrlich
Popular in the 18th Century, zograscopes are just a novelty today but
they do present an interesting exercise in spindle turning.
Balls, Big and Small
by Aynsley Rowe (edited by Caren Barnet)
Having perfected a method for making wooden soccer balls and having enough
material left over, Aynsley turned four balls varying from 8" (203.2mm)
to 1" (25.4mm).
by Carolyn McCully
A trip to a wildlife park led to this pyrographic portrait of one of Australia's
Fluting with a Symtec
by Rob Wood
Using the Symtec Router Holder to cut flutes.
of Six Dining Chairs
by Charles T Orr
Charles makes six chairs to match the extension dining table in last issue.
The method for upholstering the seats will appear in the next issue.
Your Own Router Table
by Don Phillips
While there are many commercial router tables to choose from, Don shows
that making your own is still an option.
Your Dust - 2
The 17th in our Beginner Series, we look at the factors to consider when
designing and installing a dedicated dust extraction system in your workshop.
Woodburning Project & Pattern Treasury
by Deborah Pompano
Carving Faces Workbook
by Harold Enlow
Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements
by Tony Kubalak
Pen & Pencil Projects (A Guide for Woodturners)
by Walter Hall
Hand Planes in the Modern Shop
by Kerry Pierce
Using Your Router and Router Table Safely
by Hendrik Varju