Issue Number 93

October 2000

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Maricha Oxley's The Kiss

Dressing Stool

Carving a Figurehead

The Maritime Clock


Table of Contents

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Design -- Part 6
Choosing a finish for your table top.

End of year exhibition at Sturt School for Wood

Bed Companions -- Part 2
by Neil Scobie
The finishing touches are put on the bedside table, including the door, drawer and feet.

Lace Bobbin Collet Chuck
by Don Mc Crabb
Turning Lace Bobbins is safer and easier using this home-made chuck.

The Kiss
by Maricha Oxley
Carving abstract human forms embracing is a superb lesson in design.

The Demonstration Stool
by Gordon Brooks
The router is a fantastically versatile machine, as proven with this demonstrator's project of a dressing and bathroom stool

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Home made hold down and cross saw mount

Woodturning Tips
by George Hatfield
Soren Berger's Viking Hollow Tool is taken for a spin.

User Report
Woodoc Penetrating Furniture Wax
by Neil Scobie

Ever Wonder Over-Under?
Combination planer/thicknessers can save both space and money.

Galleries Galore
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland has plenty to offer those interested in local crafts.

What makes diamond sharpeners superior to other sharpeners?
by Roger Prior

Up Front Shipmates!
by Beauchamp Payne
Peter Watson gets a commission to carve Neptune and a Mermaid figurehead.

The Maritime Clock
by L.E. Salter
This turned ship's wheel clock makes use of both faceplate and spindle skills.

Wood Turning in Ireland
by Ernie Newman
Ernie reports on his recent visit.

Collaboration 2000
by David Simon
A creative escape offers many solutions.

George's Corner
by George Hatfield
George stumbles upon tool trolley mayhem.

South Pacific Woodturners Symposium
by George Hatfield
The New Zealand National Association of Woodturners puts on a stellar show in an idyllic location.

User Report

by Neil Scobie
Neil road tests the new Woodfast Adaptable Sanding Platform.

Student Workshop

Melbourne Timber & Working With Wood Show Guide

Book Reviews
The Complete Dovetail
by Ian Kirby
Furniture Making Techniques
by Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine
Router projects for the Home
by Router magazine
Using the Ozzie Multi-Jig Video
by Woodmill Craft & Education