Issue Number 135

October 2007

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Pencilling a Bowl

Making a Beading Tool

Computer Caddy

Laminated Guitar Stand

Water Dragon

Scrollsawn Australiana - 3

Country Mailbox



Table of Contents


Cutting Australian Hardwoods on Small Bandsaws
Henry Bros have developed a number of special blades specifically for cutting hardwoods on small professional and hobbyist bandsaws.

Carving Knives, Chisels and Gouges
Professional quality carving handtools are still available from some stores and they make a big difference to your carving efforts.

Proserpine Turnout 2006
by Neil Scobie

Timber to Your Door
A new service offers Australian cabinet hardwoods delivered to anywhere in Australia.

Club Drumbeat
Eltham & District Woodworkers Inc (VIC) 20th Anniversary and Henley Depot Woodworkers.

Sharpening Turnscrews
by Lindsay G Collins

Tree Change Opportunity in NSW Highlands
After 21 years Kangaroo Valley Wood Crafts is up for sale.

Lidwig Clamps & MagJigs
by Jason Burgmann

The wooden replicas by Bob Baillie.

Tracy Gumm's Journey from IT to Woodworking
by Saskia Rotunno

Carba-Tec Sydney
A great place to spend an hour or three.

Festool KAPEX Sliding Compound Mitre Saw

by Stuart Duffy
This machine will change your attitude to SCMSs.

PG Mini Motor Tool

by William Prolov

The Fine Woodworking Competition, Sydney 2007

Australian Wildlife Heritage Chess Set

Woodcut Bowl Gouge with Replaceable Tip

by Brendan Stemp

Dust Bee Gone Mask

by Carol Rix

Melbourne Show Guide
Full guide to the Timber & Working with Wood Show in Melbourne,
12-14 October.

Wizard Metal Detector Wands

by Alan Bailey

Turnfest 2007
by Neil Scobie

Renrut Sanding Block

by Adam Baker


Pencilling a Bowl
by Alan Logan
Lola Kerlin from the Caloundra Woodworking Club finds a new use for pencils.

Making a Beading Tool
by George Hatfield, Associate Editor
Having formed the bench grinder wheel for this task last issue, George now shapes the beading tool to any diameter you require.

Using the VERMEC Chuck Drives
by Glenn Roberts
Turn large work from rough blank to finished form without having to remove the scroll chuck from your lathe.

Computer Caddy
by Alan Burke
Another woodworking project for the modern age, this one gets your CPU off the floor and mobile so that you change connections with ease.

Laminated Guitar Stand
by Don Phillips
If you've never used laminated work before, this is a simple project to try your hand at.

Water Dragon
by Carolyn McCully
This fantasy image can be burnt with or without the background, depending on your skill level and time.

Scrollsawn Australiana - 3
by Wolfgang Böttcher
The Homestead - the final panel and the only one with a manmade structure.

Country Mailbox
by Heinz Haselroither
This attractive and practical wooden design offers an alternative to the usual country mailbox and a use for flooring offcuts.

Other Features

New Products

Book Reviews
French Polishing
by BN Beechey
The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys
by The Editors of Popular Mechanics

Cabinet Maker’s Reference
by Jeffrey Piontkowski
The Art of Segmented Wood Turning - A Step-by-Step Guide
by Malcolm Tibbetts
The Ultimate Band Saw Box Book
by Donna LaChance Menke