Stephen Faulkner's Walking Tiger and Jumping Tiger (the latter with over
wooden bulldozer started as a competition piece to be built from just
one super foot of wood.
REPORT - JET JWS-22CS Spindle Shaper
by Alan Bendon
With the variety of off-the-shelf mouldings continuing to decrease, it's
timely to consider what a spindle moulder has to offer, versus its main
opposition (at the hobby level) - the router table. This article includes
a full review of the JET Spindle Shaper.
Carba-Tec's CNC woodworking demonstration, new promotion and new craft
exhibitors all had an impact on this year's Timber & Working with Wood
Show in Sydney.
by Terry Martin
Next year's event promises to be the biggest ever with 40 demonstrators
including 24 from overseas. In this article Terry looks at the work of
9 of the international turners.
Make ply or MDF templates from the drawings provided so that you can cut
your own abrasive strips for the three smallest JET Drum Sander models
Formed from an initiative of the late Vin Smith, The Woodcraft Guild of
Tasmania Inc recently celebrated its Silver Anniversary.
on Woodturning - Part 6 Parting Tools
by John Ewart
Appropriate selection and use of parting tools are essential if you wish
to avoid a rough finish that has to be corrected by other means. These
tools also have more applications than simply parting off.
& Working with Wood Melbourne Show Guide
Following on from the other Shows this year, the Melbourne event will
have the new demonstrator and several new demonstrations, plus new products
Rasps and Rifflers
The fifteenth in our Beginner Series, we look at the role of files, rasps
and riffles in woodworking. While the file is a tool borrowed from woodworking,
all three tools can be used to hand shape wood and solve a woodworking
Humble Saw Stool...or is it?
by Rod Chambers
With a little thought and effort, a 'shop made saw stool designed to suit
your specific needs can be a very worthwhile addition to your workshop.
Chicken Scratchings to Emperor's Carriage
Ken Wraight discusses how his award-winning turning projects - made on
a conventional woodlathe - evolve from rough concept to finished item.
He also outlines the array of templates, carriers and jigs required to
ensure consistency and a successful end result.
by Aaron Ehrlich
Made from workshop scrap materials, this is a fun project for the garden.
We’ve included a list of books and plans covering more designs for whirligigs.
with Epoxy Resin
by Brendan Stemp
By using resin as the binder you can transform a wide range of materials
- wood shavings, gumnuts, feathers, etc. - into usable blanks for woodturning.
Tree Advent Calendar
by Vicky Fraser
This project is definitely a woodworker's idea of an Advent Calendar -
a tree-shaped box with 25 wooden drawers! The main material is MDF for
stability and ease of working, but plywood or glued-up solid timber panels
by Carolyn McCully
Add interest to a bowl or any turned or carved piece by decorating with
pyrography or painting. Carolyn discusses how the shape of the item and
the appearance of the wood should influence the choice of pattern and
an Archery Bow
by Reg Cooke
Used to making musical instruments, Reg applies his talents to make a
stringed wooden instrument of a very different kind - the archery bow.
In spite of the steep learning curve, the project is a great success.
The New Traditional Woodworker
by Jim Tolpin
by Scott Gibson & Peter Turner
Lettering & Sign Carving Workbook
by Betty Padden
Natural Edge Bowls
by Bernard Hohlfeld
Surface Preparation and Staining
by Hendrik Varju
Hand Finishing and Rubbing Out
by Hendrik Varju