Issue Number 128

August 2006

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Tina's Tool Holder

Scalloping the Reduced Reversible Candleholder - 2

Turned Wooden Trivets

Arts & Crafts Book Rack

Drilling Jig with Auto Centring

Portable Woodworker's Workshop

Building a Woodstrip Canoe

Colour It Beautiful

A Sledge for Cross-cutting on the Triton Workcentre

Stainless Steel with Touch of Wood

Make a Mini Studio



Table of Contents


FESTOOL Domino Dowel Joiner DF 500

by Neil Scobie
This tool is set to revolutionise workshops in the way that cabinetmaking joints are made, particularly for production work.

Commercial Jigs
Jigs provide solutions to most woodworking problems. For those tasks that are carried out often, there is a growing range of commercially available jigs to save you time and frustration.

Turnfest 2006
by Neil Scobie
250 participants, 15 demonstrators and a great venue made this year's Turnfest a very popular event.

CNC for the Hobbyist
by Graeme Cooke
Use of a CNC router at work led Graeme to develop one for home use.

Club Drumbeat
by Alan Logan
The Forest Hill Woodturners (VIC).

2006 Cooroy Wood & Craft Show
by Gloria Banting
Carving is a popular section of the Cooroora Woodworkers annual Show.

New Invention at Cooroy Show
Tom Edmonstone unveils his 4 x 4 clamp for gluing up panels from boards.

MiniMax C26 Comp. Coupon

Woodworking Questions & Answers
by Paul Gregson
Sheraton's finishes and a smooth surface for skirtings and architraves.

Jewellery Box Competition 2006

IRWIN Quick Grip XP Clamps

by Scott Bauer
Up to 2.5 times the clamping force of the original.

Timber & Working with Wood Show
Guides Features, demonstrations, seminars, new products and exhibitors for the Adelaide, 14-16 July, and Canberra, 8-10 September, Shows.

Woodworking for a Sea-Going Church
by Jim Barr

Hawkesbury Show 2006
by Paul Gregson

Use-By Dates for Extension Cords
by Pat Crowe

George's Corner
by George Hatfield (Assoc. Editor)
Working wooden replicas of metal musical instruments by Ron Girdler.


Tina's Tool Holder
by Tina Kerger
Tina’s holder proves that not all storage solutions need to be made from wood.

Scalloping the Reduced Reversible Candleholder - 2
by George Hatfield
George finishes the candleholder by scalloping the edges on homemade sanding dollies.

Turned Wooden Trivets
by John Swinkels
Jigs make these items even easier to make.

Arts & Crafts Book Rack
by Troy McDonald
Bridle joints, stopped mortises and simple relief carving produce an elegant design.

Drilling Jig with Auto Centring
by B Riley

Portable Woodworker's Workshop
by Alan Stewart
This fold-away design offers a workshop solution for those in flats, townhouses and retirement villages.

Building a Woodstrip Canoe
by Jim Walker
A trip to Canada led to the building of this Chestnut Prospector canoe.

Colour It Beautiful
by Carol Rix
Experimenting with colour on woodturning designs.

Stainless Steel with Touch of Wood
Peter Finocchiaro combines stainless steel and wood in his pepper mills.

Make a Mini Studio
by Trevern Dawes
As a part-time photographer and for photographing his wife's woodturning, Trevern developed this portable mini studio to enable quality shots with a minimum of fuss.

Easy to Build Mini Studio
by Alan Baker
A woodworker’s version of Trevern Dawes' portable studio.

Other Features

New Products

Good Ideas & Short Cuts
A Sledge for Cross-cutting on the Triton Workcentre

Book Reviews
Carving the Head in the Classic European Tradition
by Martin Geisler-Moroder
Kayaks You Can Build - An Illustrated guide to plywood construction
by Ted Moores & Greg Roesell
Do-It-Yourself Coffins for Pets and People
by Dale Power
The Bandsaw Book
by Lonnie Bird
Making More Working Wooden Locks
by Tim Detweiler

DVD Reviews
Sharpening Woodturning Tools
by Mike Darlow
The Versatile Router
by Pat Warner
Decorating in the French Style
presented by Jean-Christophe Burckhardt
Jan Walker's Introduction to Marquetry
by Jan Walker