Paul Gregson - Facing New Challenges
After 25 years in Thornleigh's shopping centre in Sydney's northern suburbs,
Paul Gregson's business is now based in the grounds of historic Studley
Park House in Camden.
Riyan Nurhadi's River Red Gum television cabinet, Nic Robert's skateboard
pyrography and Erich Aldinger's Gidgee dalek.
with Geoff Hannah & Laurens Otto
Two of Australiaís most highly respected woodworkers, Geoff and Laurens,
conducted their second annual week-long class in April.
Tormek SVH-320 Planer & Jointer Blade Jig
by Stan Ceglinski
Stan finds that the SVH-320 is for the professional as well as the hobbyist.
Power Returns to Australia and New Zealand
After a decade absent from the local scene, iconic UK brand Record Power
returns with a new name and new ownership.
Formed 20 years ago, the Sydney Woodcarving Group meets regularly in four
different locations - three in Sydney and one in Wollongong.
Lathe Survey 2013
We list over 50 lathes and their specifications. John Ewart discusses
the features to be considered when selecting a lathe.
Shows Sydney & Canberra
The Timber & Working with Wood Show season for 2013 continues with the
Sydney (July) and Canberra (end August) Shows. There are new demonstration
programs by many exhibitors and Come, Try, Learn & Buy is the theme.
to Carve Thai Style
by Barry Scott
Making the most of a holiday in Thailand, Barry booked a three-day residential
course with internationally known traditional Thai woodcarver, Nopphadol
MortisePal Loose Tenon Jig & Templates
by Geoff Birtles
This vice-held jig converts a conventional handheld router into a mortising
machine for the placement of loose or floating tenons.
by Alan Benton
In a quest for a good-looking chessboard, Alan tries three different methods
and gives his verdict on their pros and cons.
& Thicknesser Secrets
by Hendrik Varju
Author of 10 DVD-based workshop courses, Hendrik covers some of the main
points from his original course that entails the use of the planer and
thicknesser to produce dressed stock for accurate easy-to-build quality
furniture, boxes and the like.
on Woodturning Pt.14 - Hollowing End Grain
by John Ewart
John considers the challenges involved in hollowing end grain, eg. shaping
the inside of a goblet, and the various tools and techniques which may
Segments on a Table Saw
by Alan McNaught
With a table saw, Incra Mitre Gauge and home-made jig, Alan now cuts accurate
segments for his segmented turning blanks, instead of the trial and error
method he previously used on the bandsaw.
Project #9 - Combination Salt Shaker & Pepper Grinder
by Ken Wraight
When making a practical turned item for the home, itís often the availability
of the metal hardware that dictates the outcome of project. Ken discovers
a salt & pepper mechanism that requires blanks no longer than 100mm, making
it suitable for smaller lathes.
by Numbers Pt.1 - Six Basic Techniques
by Mike Davies
Mike discusses the basic techniques for making a successful cut and describes
a few practice exercises which will help you get a feel for the use of
the Best Out of Your Tablesaw
The 26th in our Beginner's Series, we look at how to set up and regularly
check your table saw to ensure that it cuts as accurately as its design
and construction will allow.
by the editors of Fine Woodworking
Learn to Burn
by Simon Easton
Relief Carving Workshop
by Lora S Irish
Bookcases, Cabinets & Built-Ins
by contributors and editors of Fine Woodworking and Fine Homebuilding