Harold Manwaring's Traction Engine
Having built air operated models of a steam locomotive and a stationary
beam engine, Harold is back with a traction engine. Like his previous
models, everything 'works', reflecting his skills in woodworking and fitting
Richardson - Turned Wood Art
Joey promotes her pierced, textured and coloured pieces as artistic woodturning
and is keen to have woodturning recognised as an art form.
REPORT - Marcus Art Water Based Shellac
by Paul Gregson (Assoc. Editor)
Paul trials an aqueous varnish in different applications.
by Tom Sheppard
A fan of woodworking blogs, Tom explains the differences between blogs
and web sites, what to look for and how to start your own.
John Meikle's spinning wheel and John Hamilton’s wooden chain, complete
with swivel link.
Australian Crosscut Saw Race
After 126 shows over 22 years, Stan still excites audiences and participants
alike with his saw races.
Parkinson - From Antiques to Modern Clocks
Born in England and now living in Perth, Mark has had a varied career
in woodworking, from making period style furniture to selling furniture
on the Internet to making modern clocks of metal and wood.
After 33 years, the Yarra Turners have called it a day. One of Victoria's
oldest Clubs, in its heyday it had a great influence on the development
of turning in Australia.
At a new venue this year, the Melbourne event is the final Timber & Working
with Wood Show for 2013 and continues the Come, Try, Learn & Buy theme.
REPORT - FLAI U & Z Saw Blades
by Neil Scobie
A maker of high quality custom made furniture and a woodworking teacher,
Neil has an interest in blades that cut well and leave a clean finish.
Glimpse of History
Bryson Gale has written a history of the Edward Hill furniture company,
Working with the Gifkins Jig - Pt.5
Sewing or Hobby Box
by Don Phillips
This laminated box overcomes the resawing limitations of a smaller bandsaw
and offers an unusual sliding half lid design which can be used for other
Project #10 - 3˝ Minute Egg Timer
by Ken Wraight
Egg timers can be a simple spindle turning project, but Ken provides a
challenge by turning this interesting design on two different centres.
The timer makes an ideal introduction into the possibilities of multi-centre
on Woodturning Pt.15A
Turning a Goblet - Preparation
by John Ewart
In this two part article John explains the steps involved in setting up
for and ultimately turning a wooden goblet.
by Numbers Pt.2 - Sharpening Carving Tools
by Mike Davies
Before moving on to basic carving projects, Mike discusses the very important
practice of keeping your hand tools sharp.
Turning with Metal Spinning
by Aaron Ehrlich
Softer metals such as copper and aluminium can be spun onto turned wooden
forms to embellish them.
by Heinz Haselroither
Heinz gives a number of tips on how to turn a variety of wooden fruit
for an attractive permanent fruit platter display.
a Rustic Mortice & Tenon Joint
by Anne-Marie George
During a visit to the Maleny Wood Expo, Anne-Marie learned a basic skill
involved in the making of rustic furniture - the mortice & tenon joint.
by Carolyn McCully
This dramatic image of a dinosaur is a pyrography exercise in stippling.
the Best Out of Your Tablesaw - 2
The 27th in our Beginner's Series, we look at some of the more challenging
cuts which can be done on a well set up and maintained tablesaw.
Zany Wooden Toys Reloaded
by Bob Gilsdorf
The Complete Guide to Joint-Making
by John Bullar