Issue Number 106

Decmeber 2002

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Turned Christmas Trees

Isoloc Joints in Cabinet

Neil Scobie's Curved Front Table

Drilling Better Holes

Dressing Table Stool

Faceplate Work with Scroll Chuck

Carving a Cat


Table of Contents


Japanese Tools on Show
The Sydney Show gave visitors the opportunity to watch a Japanese shokinun at work.

Masters of Marquetry
Presidents and Princes have commissioned their work. Now Kalman Radvanyi and Kalman Jr. have made a limited edition print of one of their most magnificent pieces.

George's Corner
George reports on the Daintree Timber Gallery in Far North Queensland.

Surfing the Stars: The Terry James Shield
by Ernie Newman

Gilding an Angel
Paul Gregson had to rise early to spend time with this angel.

Carving a Bishop's Crook
by Ron Sizer
Few woodworkers are given the opportunity to make part of a Bishop's regalia.

Across the Teachers Bench
by Les Miller
Learning more about glues and gluing can substantially reduce the frustrations involved in making secure joints.

Scrollsaws - Versatile and Addictive Machines
by Neil Schulz
This is the first of a series of articles about the scrollsaw and its uses.

A Show for all Seasons Canberra Show 2002
by Les Miller

User Report
Model 1000B Jet Air Filtration System

by Alan Burstall
An addition to your workshop that can stop dust getting up your nose.



Turned Christmas Trees
by Ernie Newman
This is the perfect time of year to try your hand at making these Christmas Trees.

Making a Small Drawer Cabinet Utilising Isoloc Joints
by Cedric D Shorey PhD
These special joints, made on a Leigh Dovetail Jig, can be used to produce dramatic visual effects.

A Curved Front Table (Pt.1)
by Neil Scobie
This modern version of a centuries old design would add a touch of elegance to any decor.

Trying to Drill Better Holes
by Glenn Roberts
Try these drill press modifications to improve the quality of holes.

Take a Seat
by Les Swift

What do you do with one leg?
Turn three more of course. Then you can make this elegant dressing table stool.

Woodturning Tips
by George Hatfield
Making several friction plates allows you to use your Scroll Chuck for a variety of faceplate work.

Technical Sketching - 5
by Terry Gosschalk
Render and change the density of the outlines on your sketches to bring them to life.

Carving A Cat
by Maricha Oxley
For beginners, this is an easy introduction to woodcarving, but more experienced woodcarvers will see other possibilities in this deceptively simple design.


Other Features

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Tool trees & moveable lamps

Club Drumbeat
Cairns & District Woodworkers Guild

Book Reviews
Simple Marquetry
by Mike Burton
Carving Facial Expressions
by Ian Norbury
Turning Wood
by Richard Raffan
Woodworking Techniques
by Fine Woodworking