Profile - Roger Gifkins
Roger has taken an unlikely path from a childhood
fascination with electronics and mechanics to become a world-renowned wooden box-maker
and jig inventor.
Do You Get It?
Catalogues often provide the answer for that missing tool
or project component.
Orange Woodworking Association Inc, NSW
- Robert Lavender
Robert's passion for ancient woodworking is evident
in his projects.
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
Timber to Die For
by Barrie Scott BA (Hons)
saga of Sandalwood, one of the world's most highly valued woods.
the Man on the Can
by Paul Gregson
Frank Bollins from the Southern
Region Woodturners Guild was Wattyl’s 'man on the can'.
The work of John Looker and Vytautas Mulokas and items from the Wild Wood
& Working with Wood Show Guide
Features, demonstrations, seminars, new
products and exhibitors for the Melbourne Show, 20-22 October 2006.
With Wood 06
This year's event will include three exhibitions - Master
Piece, Create with a Crate and Living with Wood - and be held at the Melbourne
Exhibition and Conference Centre in conjunction with the Timber & Working with
Questions & Answers
by Paul Gregson
Fail-safe chair joints
(don't exist) and cutting square.
by Greg Lawrence
Greg reveals the inspiration behind
his award-winning sculpture.
Force - Microclene MC3000
by Melvyn Firmager
Mini Max C26 Combination Machine
by Neville D Powell
Texturing - Pt 5
by Glenn Roberts
This time Glenn conbines
pyrography, Dremel work and bleaching to create an effect inspired by nature.
for Your Scrollsaw
by Wolfgang Bottcher
Tuning your machine
and making a number of simple modifications can greatly reduce blade breakage.
by John Swinkels
How to make this magic trick,
plus general comments on turning a sphere.
Jigs for a Bandsaw
by Peter Fogelman
Unable to find a suitable
jig, Peter experimented with his own designs.
Box with Carved Till
by Troy McDonald
This attractive utility
box made from North Queensland Silky Oak incorporates an internal till with pull-out
tray for storing smaller items.
Veezy Framing Kit
by Arnold Becker
Make a picture
frame with the Veezy tools.
African Ukhamba Collaboration
by Carol Rix
A joint effort with
SA turner, Dennis Laidler, produced this hollow vessel based on the Zulu fired
clay beer pots.
Razertip SK Detail Pyrography Unit
by Carolyn McCully
puts the Razertip to work on carousel horse and Star Trek images.
for the Mini Studio
by Trevern Dawes
A follow-up to last issue's
articles on the Mini Studio, this time Trevern looks at the lighting required
to get the best results when photographing your woodwork.
Ideas & Short Cuts
New use for old dentist's chairs,
storing materials and making small dovetail chisels
Power Tool Maintenance
by David Thiel
Pyrography from Photographs
by Nedra Denison
by Dave Stetson
Turning Goblets with Mike Cripps