Issue Number 103

June 2002

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Precision Router Joinery Jig

Smoking Digger

Crystal Cabinet

Router Table Fences

Goblet Design


Table of Contents


A Feller Bikie
by Sara Nation
Brian Dumper's stunning full-size replica of a custom Harley Davidson is made from timber.

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller
Basic problems of materials and jointing (part 7), mechanical carcass jointing alternatives.

From Logs to Boards
by Jeff Lewry
Anyone with a bandsaw, chainsaw or even just a circular saw, can - with appropriate caution and awareness - convert logs to boards.

User Report
Gifkins 'Hand Cut' Dovetail Templates

by Neil Scobie
Neil tests the latest accessories for the Gifkins Dovetail Jig.

Profile: John Rogers
John Rogers is one of the many unsung heroes of the hobby woodturning scene.

George's Corner
by George Hatfield
The Paddle Skew.

The Hurstville Timbergetters
Maricha Oxley carves a piece of history.

User Report
Triton Finger Jointer

by Les Miller
Les test runs the latest Router Table accessory from Triton.

Sydney Timber and Working with Wood Show
Who, what and where, plus updates on the Triton National Wooden Toy Competition.


Precision Router Joinery Jig
by David Dundas
A precision jig for router joinery, especially mortise and tenon joints, and router drilling.

Technical Sketching - 2
by Terry Gosschalk
A guide to Isometric drawing, with a chance to win a Woodfast DRAGONFLY sander by entering the drawing competition.

The Smoking Digger
by Len Clarke
This classy tribute to the heroes of the past is also a practical and decorative addition to the household.

The 'D' Makes the Design
by Bill Plant
This stylish crystal cabinet is a real challenge in bent laminated forms, but the reward for fortitude is great.

Router Table Fences
by Neil Scobie
A couple of handy fence designs to go with your portable router table from last issue.

Defy The Rules!
by Ernie Newman
This 19th Century goblet design looks 'classical', but actually defies accepted traditions.


Other Features

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Router slide, sanding machine and jigsaw mounting plate

Club Drumbeat
The Proserpine Turnout.

Book Reviews
How to Sharpen Carving Tools
by Rick and Ellen Butz
How to Carve Wood
by Richard Butz
Joinery, Shaping and Milling
by Fine Woodworking
Making Wooden Dinosaurs
by Richard Pougher