Members of the OTGA (Ornamental Turners Group of Australia) hold
a National assembly, bringing members from across the country together for the
the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Les discusses the preparation
for successful mortise and tenon joints.
Australian Woodworker Merit Award
The Delta Router/Shaper wins a Merit
by George Hatfield
Cutting with the Grain
new series will help novice woodturners learn the basics of woodturning so that
they, too, can progress to competition level or to simply greater enjoyment of
Silent Safety Factor
by Pat Crowe
Experience in aviation
suggests dehydration may be the unrecognised reason for some workshop accidents.
of the Norburys
by Fred Blake
Fred Blake reports on the recent
visit to Australia by Ian Norbury and his wife, Betty. Ian is one of the world's
most highly respected contemporary artists in wood and the author of several books
on woodcarving; Betty, also an author, is an expert in the marketing of fine craftwork.
Whether you want to season your own timber or simply know more
about the material you use, you will need to learn more about the removal and
testing of moisture content in timber.
by Ernie Newman
Ernie makes many interesting observations
about the state of the woodturning craft in Canada.
Record 100 years
of the Forest
This well-established exhibition was originally conceived
to help the local timber and woodworking industry in North Queensland.
Australian Woodworker SHOW Gallery
The SHOW Gallery in Perth attracted
a wide variety and high standard of woodworking
It's the Brisbane Show's 7th Anniversary this year and the organisers
have assembled a wide range of demonstrators to complement the latest woodworking
products and equipment.
This new feature is aimed at helping our student readers gain
the knowledge and experience they want in order to not only achieve the best results,
but gain the greatest enjoyment from their woodworking.
you ready for a workshop disaster?
by Bob Todd
an experienced Insurance Loss Adjuster, gives practical help for making sure your
investment in your workshop is safe essential reading for everyone who has a workshop.
KLM Replica 747
KLM chose wood when they made a replica of one of their
747s for a publicity event.
Kel McNaughton Shear Scrapers
by Neil Scobie
by Neil Scobie
Another of the pieces in The Scobie
Collection of plans for contemporary furniture, this elegant mirror is suitable
for practically any decor.
Hastings Woodworkers Guild
Ideas and Shortcuts
Turned chuck key, cooling Danish oil and adjustable
Green Hollow Forms
by Neil Bradbury
Neil, an award winning
woodturner, details his methods of deep hollowing.
with Australian Hardwoods - 4
by Peter van Herk
this series with comments on the special requirements for design when using Australian
Brace of Penguins
by Ken Mullen
Of course, they're cute!
Winner of an Australian Woodworker Merit
by Margaret Folkard and John Ward
Country Chair Making
by Jack Hill
Fundamentals of Woodturning
by Mike Darlow