Issue Number 78

April 1998

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Neil Scobie's Single Stem Stool

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Marquetry Backgammon Box

On the Wallaby


Table of Contents

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Les discusses the preparation for successful edge to edge joining

A Choice Blade
Careful selection of Saw Blades is essential for safe and efficient woodworking

Jigs for Pens
by John K Looker
John takes an engineering approach to pen-making

You have to be a bit mad...
by C E Arkley-Smith
Making furniture from Red Gum requires more than just a love of its grain and colour.

Single Stem Stool
by Neil Scobie
Simple, elegant design and structural durability are among the major features of this easily made stool.

Club Drumbeat
Maryborough Woodturners and Woodcraftsmen Guild (QLD)

The Art of the Dig In
by Ian McKenzie
Dig-In can be the most devious things

A Turner's Tool Caddy
by Patrick Crowe
This shop made Caddy keeps tools safe and close at hand.

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Drying wood in laundry dryer, altered acroll saw blades and holding pieces while gluing

Round Pegs from Square Holes
by J Wallace
Square hole drives speed spindle turning

Shop made Sash Clamp
by T Brandon

National Woodturning Exhibition
by Andrew Potocnik

No More White Knuckle Challenges
by Hugh McKay
A US woodturner decided there had to be a better way to turn long neck hollow forms

Profile of Melissa Clarke

Noble Find: The Wollemi Pine
Thought to be extinct for 60 million years, the Wollemi Pine should soon grace botanical gardens and back yards around the world

My Perfect 10
by George Hatfield
After 40 years as a woodturning teacher, George was given the opportunity to specify a lathe from scratch

Perth Timber and Working With Wood Show Guide

Working with Australian Hardwoods - 3
by Peter van Herk
Peter continues to discuss the use of Australian hardwoods in furniture making

Marquetry Backgammon Box
by Keith Hudson
Although designed for Backgammon, this box can serve as a home games centre with plenty of room for related paraphernalia such as dominoes and cribbage boards

Book Reviews
The Art of the Router
by Patrick Spielman
Understanding the Spinning Wheel
by Eric Corran

On the Wallaby
by Brian Eves
Brian shows how to carve his Australian version of a Ditty-box