USER REPORT - Laguna 14lTwelve 14" Bandsaw
by Allen Barrett
Weighing over 100kg, capable of resawing boards up to 335mm and equipped
with a number of innovative features, this machine sets a new standard
for 14" bandsaws.
Grand Art Exhibition
This year for the first time, the Cardinia Grand Art Exhibition in Pakenham
VIC included three categories of 'wood art', displaying aesthetic woodworking
to an audience more familiar with two-dimensional paintings.
Cedar - Red Gold
In his three book series based on the fictional town of Brown's Landing,
Ian Ridgway weaves fact and fiction together to produce an entertaining
story of Australia's forestry and woodworking past. One set has been donated
for a reader giveaway.
Years of SAturn
by Cate Wrigley
A conflict of scheduling has spelt the end of one of Australia's longest
running woodturning weekends. Cate reflects on the fun and fellowship
that the event brought to many turners.
An update of an article that appeared in AWW #155, this guide gives tips
on how to prepare photographs suitable for publication in The Australian
REPORT - Feast Watson Sanding Sealer
Sanding sealers are often mentioned in woodworking texts but their application
is not always understood. We try out Feast Watson's Sanding Sealer.
REPORT - SawStop Professional 10" Table Saw
by Stuart Duffy
Sitting between the entry level Contractor's Saw and the heavy duty Industrial
Saw, the Professional model from SawStop will suit many hobby and small
shop applications while offering the unique SawStop safety feature.
& Working with Wood Show Guide
Details of the 2014 Shows in Brisbane and Sydney.
Wonthaggi Woodcrafters Inc (VIC) celebrate their Silver Anniversary.
Watson Reader Giveaway
Projects from our final four winners.
Creating a Wooden Bike Frame
by Nic Roberts
Nic's skateboard in last year’s AWW laid the groundwork for his more ambitious
project - a wooden bike frame. While it involved countless hours of work,
the result is a unique and fully functional wooden-framed mountain bike.
Wares - 3. Tube Squeezer and Tea-Light Lightboats
by Peter Fogelman & Alison Burns
Peter describes his simple to make tube squeezer for toothpaste, water
paint, etc, while Alison makes an attractive tea-light holder on the bandsaw.
by Carolyn McCully
Having created this image as a watercolour, Carolyn uses the pattern to
burn a monochrome piece of pyrography.
by Numbers Pt.6 - Letter Carving
by Mike Davies
Letter carving is a handy skill for any woodworker. In addition to the
obvious application for wooden signs, carving can also be used to permanently
'sign' your woodworking with a distinctive logo.
by Aaron Ehrlich
Aaron is back with another magical trick - the egg that slides or stops
on the string at your command.
on Woodturning Pt.17A - Making the Stem of a Table Lamp
by John Ewart
John details the drilling and turning of the stem for a table top lamp.
by John Swinkels
A twist on the conventional bandsawn box, John makes a candlestick with
its own storage unit. The design is machined from a single block of wood
and requires the bandsaw’s ability to resaw and cut curves.
Project #14 - Coffee Pod Carousel
by Ken Wraight
This 'trendy' project will have even your non-woodworking coffee-drinking
friends admiring your handiwork. It is a challenging piece which will
take some time and patience to turn accurately, but if you've been following
Ken's series, you should be pleased with your finished carousel.
False Graining Techniques
by Jim King & Beth Oberholtzer
Make a Windsor Chair
with Mike Dunbar
by Mike Dunbar
by Christopher Schwarz
by Marc Spagnuolo
by Mick Hanbury
From a Tree to a Bowl
by Guy Ravine