Issue Number 87

October 1999


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Neil Scobie's Blanket Box

Chuck for Finishing Base of Bowls

Occasional Table



Table of Contents

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Sharpening Chisels

A Blanket Box
by Neil Scobie
A practical and attractive solution to a common storage problem

Common Timber Names Cross-Reference
Your Guide to the common names applied to our Native Timbers.

Furniture from Fences
Des Fenellon makes the most of native hardwoods with his Ozzie Multi-Jig.

Bottoms Up!
by Nigel Peterson
A chuck for finishing the base of bowls

Cold & Wet
by Vic Wood
Methods of drying out a blank.

User Report
Porter Cable PC 557 Biscuit Joiner

Poets Corner

Pedal Power
by Aaron Ehrlich
A pedal powered wood lathe.

Snapshot: Petr Mahler

Woodworking with Kids
by Ernie Newman
Guidelines for safe and enjoyable woodworking with kids.

Occasional Table from Scavenged Cedar
by Gordon Brook
A wonderful design made from roadside trimmings

Woodturning Tips
by George Hatfield
Detail Turning with a Gouge -- Part 1
An explanation of the shape and use of the detail gouge for turning a hollow.

Under New Management
by Andrew Potocnik
The Australian Woodturning Exhibition

User Report
Fein MOL 1200E Electronic Random Orbital Sander

by Les Miller

Power Carving a Burl Bowl
by Glenn Roberts

Woodies' Christmas Wish List
Some choice items for the workshop.

Profile: Shulim Krimper
by Terry Dixon

My Cedar Log
by Trevor Larkey
Buying a log at auction can reap rewards.

Melbourne Timber and Working with Wood Show Guide

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
A universal stop

Working with Australian Hardwoods - 12
by Peter Van Herk

Student Workshop

Book Reviews
Pyrography Designs
by Norma Gregory
Bowl Turning Techniques Masterclass
by Tony Boase
David Charlesworth's Furniture Making Techniques
by David Charlesworth