Tom William's odd bolts, Tom Day's pyrography and wooden trucks, Ken Vodden's
segmented turning and Richard Lehne's turned and pierced music box carriage.
Stirt - One of the Original Turners
by Terry Martin
Al Stirt was at the forefront of the revival of woodturning in the USA
in the 70s and still delights his audiences today.
Bowl of the 2010 Australian Woodturning Symposium
by Bruce Bell
The best kept secret of the Symposium, the Collaborative Bowl is an attractive
mix of styles and techniques by the presenters.
Boys High School NSW HSC Students 2010
Eleven students display their work.
REPORT - WoodRiver Diamond Grinding Wheel
by Brendan Stemp
A new concept in sharpening, the diamond grinding wheel provides an intermediate
option between a conventional bench grinder and a wetstone grinder in
both performance and price.
Jannson's Passion - The Tormek Sharpening System
The search for a birthday gift led to a lifelong involvement in the development
of the modern wetstone grinder.
Innisfail Woodworkers Guild Inc (QLD), Redcliffe and District Woodcraft
Society Inc (QLD) and Maryborough Woodturners and Woodcraftsmen Guild
Scroll Saw National Exhibition - Kiama 2010
by Neil Schulz
Held for the first time on the NSW South Coast and as a stand-alone event,
the Fourth National Scroll Saw Exhibition was a great success.
Christmas Gift Ideas from The Australian Woodworker
on Woodturning - Part 4D
Using the Long Point of a Skew
by John Ewart
by Jim Schafer
the Courageous Keith Payne VC
by Gloria Banting
Gloria discusses both the man and the carving produced by her husband,
Kevin Banting. Included are many tips on how to carve a bust to get the
proportions and details realistic and lifelike.
Jars from One
by David Flintoff
Before you throw out your next coffee jar, David shows you how to turn
up some lids to make customised glass containers with wooden tops.
Lectern with Document Stand
by Robert Allison
Used as a display stand in Robert's lounge room, this lectern and separate
document stand can be adapted to a variety of applications.
REPORT - M-Power Perfect Butt Profile Scriber
by Stuart Duffy
A simple but well engineered tool, this scriber may solve many of your
marking out problems.
Off to Little Carved Hats
by Buddy Smith
These cute hats require little material but are a great project with which
to develop your carving skills.
by Carolyn McCully
To achieve the hairy appearance of the stem and leaves, this pattern has
been burnt in the negative, ie. the background is burnt with the flowers
formed by the unburnt space.
by W Lane
A video recording over 20 years old led to Bill’s chip-carved design based
on a 16th Century Polish woodman's stool.
by Aaron Ehrlich
This board does not require a change of the rules of traditional chess,
but it does provide an interesting alterative to the standard game board.
Hand Tools are Essential -1
While today's woodworkers tend to use a machine or power tool wherever
they can, hand tools remain essential, both for the jobs that the power
tools won’t do as well as providing a cheaper alternative to a seldom
used machine. This is the tenth in our Beginner's Series.
The Missing Shop Manual: Jointer
The Missing Shop Manual: Router
Woodturning Spindle Projects
by Alan Holtham
Woodworker’s Guide to Joinery
Edited by Lyle Kruger & Pat Warner
The Table Book