Issue Number 120

April 2005

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Making an Accurate Template for a Cyclone

Repairing a Cedar Table

Improved Hand Planes

Standard Lamps Don't Have to Be Turned

Carving Wooden Frames for Gemstones and Photographs

A Wooden Scrollsaw

Turning a Hollow Wooden Tennis Ball

The Lathe That Grew

Surface Texturing - 1



Table of Contents


Barry Black and 40,000 Wooden Pens
Innovation and production line methods are the key to Barry's success as a self-employed woodworker.

Accessories for Your Table Saw
Improve the performance of your machine.

Wooden Boat Centre of Tasmania
by Neil Scobie
Located on the Huon River, the Centre is the ideal facility for learning the art of boat-building.

Club Drumbeat
The Maryborough (Qld) Woodturners and Craftsmen Guild.

Across the Teacher's Bench
by Les Miller (Assoc. Editor)
The ABC of Power Tools - Part 5, Safety with Power Tools.

RIPS Wood Sculptures
Terry Everingham uses a chainsaw to shape his large sculptures of bird, fish and animal life.

Auckland Timber & Working with Wood Show
Show guide including this year's main attractions and exhibitor list.

Feather-Loc Featherboard

by Les Miller
These featherboards greatly inprove the operation and safety of your table saw or router table.

Woodwork Competition
Update of details of the woodworking competitions to be held at the Timber & Working with Wood Shows this year.

Huon Pine furniture collection and turned clown.

Loggerheads Box-Making Timber Kits

by Neil Scobie
Loggerheads now offer pre-sized timber kits in Australian timbers to suit Gifkin box designs.

George's Corner
American Association of Woodturners' Annual Symposium in Orlando, Florida.

Instant Gallery Display
AAW Symposium, Orland, Florida

JET JPL 358 Pen Lathe

by Neil Scobie


Making an Accurate Template for a Cyclone
by Alan Edwards
How to calculate the shape of the cyclone for John Greenlees' dust collection device.

Repairing a Cedar Table
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
Furniture repairs offer new challenges to the woodturner.

Improved Hand Planes
by Chris Anderson
Still at high school, Chris has hand-built two steel planes, both with an adjustable mouth.

Standard Lamps Don't Have to Be Turned
by Alison Barnett
A cabinet-maker's standard lamp.

Carving Wooden Frames for Gemstones and Photographs
by Ken Williams
Use your wood offcuts to make these attractive gemstone mounts and necklace picture frames.

A Wooden Scrollsaw
by Stuart Hulme
An engineering systems approach to the design of custom-made machines.

Turning a Hollow Wooden Tennis Ball
by W A Lane
Turning a tennis ball is a challenge of patience and accuracy.

The Lathe That Grew
by Reg Skelton
Modifications to a basic lathe have greatly improved performance.

Surface Texturing - 1
by Glenn Roberts
Surface texturing is one method of making your work stand out and be noticed.

Other Features

New Products

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
Kitchen Hobby Sander and Quick-Change Router Baseplates

Book Reviews
Woodturning with Ray Allen
by Dale L Nish
Scroll Saw Portraits
by Gary Browning
Woodworking Wit & Wisdom
by Jim Tolpin
Carving Eyes
by Jeff Phares
Building Woodshop Workstations
by Danny Proulx