Profile - Neil Scobie
After 20 years as a high school Industrial Arts
teacher, Neil took up a new career as a professional woodworker and educator -
and he's never looked back!
Finishes for Different Results
Some of the many and varied woodworking
finishes available and where to get them.
Dobbins Rides Again
Renaissance Rocking Horses restore Westmead Children's
Hospital's antique rocking horse to its former glory.
The Minkara Woodies live at the Minkara Retirement Resort in
the northern Sydney suburbs and are active members of the Peninsula Chapter of
the Sydney Woodturning Guild.
C26 Combination Machine Competition
Start collecting the coupons for your
chance to win a MiniMax C26 - a professional table saw, planer, thicknesser and
spindle moulder that folds up to occupy only a square metre or so of workshop
Questions & Answers
by Paul Gregson
Finishes for archery bows
and other outdoor equipment, plus avoiding cracks in veneers.
& Working with Wood Show Guides
Features, demonstrations, seminars, new
products and exhibitors for the Brisbane, 12-14 May and Sydney, 2-4 June Shows.
Creation of Kevin Banting's Hell, West & Crooked
by Gloria Banting
A photo of an outback bullock muster becomes the subject of a large relief
carving on a Mango slab.
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
Review of the Turnout
2005 held last November by the Proserpine Woodturners in north Queensland, including
the 'giant pen' and the demonstrations by two Japanese woodturners.
Final results of our 20 prizes for our 20th anniversary competition.
Box-Joint Jig for the Table Saw
by David Dundas
This is a modification
of the traditional box-joint jig design which gives greater accuracy and easier
the Reduced Reversible Candleholder - 1
by George Hatfield
turns the candleholder used for last issue's plan reduction exercise. In the next
issue, the scalloping detail will be added.
Your Own Pool Table
by Robert Allison
After you have purchased
the special fittings from a sporting goods store, making your own pool table is
just a large scale woodworking project and within the capabilities of an intermediate
by Mac Simmons
The 'One Third' formula for a wipe-on
oil finish gives an easy-to-use home-made finish you can trial yourself.
Skeleton in the Clock Case
by Stephen Painter
Notes on building
a display cover for a skeleton clock and the home workshop production of small
and otherwise unobtainable cabinetry hardware.
to Carve Rope
by Gloria Banting
Templates and an appreciation
of how real rope is made were used to create the rope border for Kevin Banting's
Hell, West & Crooked.
Girl in the Mirror
by Wolfgang Böttcher
This is a very attractive
fretwork that will delight your daughter, niece or granddaughter, but it will
also challenge your patience and scrollsawing skills.
by Neil Bradbury
Experimenting with Peter Fogelman's
Top Lap Desk
by Alan Burke
A practical woodworking item for
the computer age, this project features dovetailed joints and dowelled hinges
Ship’s Wheel for a Cubby
by John K Looker
If your children
dream of sailors and pirates in their cubby, then this ship's wheel is the ideal
Ideas & Short Cuts
Sanding Aids, Unique Router Table
and Custom Made Panel Supports for the Workshop
by Genevieve Cummins
by Sue Walters
Making Money Selling Craft
by Jennifer Springett
Working Wooden Locks
by Tim Detweiler
Tom Wolfe Carves Dragons
Bowl Turning with Del Stubbs
Wood Finishing Basics