Palmer - Tackling Almost Anything
by Gloria Banting
Trained as a carpenter & joiner and later as a builder, Graeme Palmer
also delights in woodworking as a pastime - from turning and carving award-winning
pieces to fabricating wooden components such as steering wheels, wheel
hubs and even a full body for an old ute.
The Hastings Woodworkers Guild Inc (NSW) have a unique location with their
clubrooms located inside Wauchope's Timbertown. Innisfail Woodworkers
Guild (QLD) look forward to their Weekend Festival of Woodworking.
by George Hatfield Assoc. Editor
George details the latest work of Intarsia by John Ratley of Newcastle.
With a total of 31 animals, his Jaguar Jungle contains too many pieces
The 2012 season of the Timber & Working with Wood Shows kicks off in Brisbane
over the weekend of 18-20 May. The theme of this year's Shows is Come
(to the Show), Try (out the tools and equipment) and Learn (about all
aspects of woodworking). The new format promises to be more interactive
Escape 2012 Blue Mountains
The 'weekend of woodturning' style of event comes to the Sydney region.
Machines enhance Avondale School's Trade Training Centre
The use of trade quality equipment and a production style machine layout
has enabled Avondale to double their student intake without increasing
their workshop space.
Woodcut Negative Rake Scraper
by Brendan Stemp
While negative rake scrapers have been in use for woodturning for some
time, the Woodcut version is believed to be the first commercially made
tool specifically designed for this purpose.
Festool Domino XL
by Alex Brennan
Designed for bigger jointing tasks, from large boxes and chairs, to tables
and outdoor furniture, the new Domino XL will plunge cut up to 70mm and
handle Dominoes 8-14mm thick.
on Woodturning Pt.10A - The Detail Gouge
by John Ewart
Often referred to as a spindle gouge, the detail gouge is much more versatile
than the name implies. In this first instalment, John discusses the different
types of detail gouges available.
The 19th in our Beginners' Series, this issue we look at one of the most
important subjects that a novice must learn - how to sharpen tools. A
sharp tool is essential for good results, but there are a myriad of ways
to sharpen tools and each one has its devotees. We provide an explanation
of the sharpening process and an overview of the equipment and methods
Twins - 2
by Alann Brown
In this issue Alann completes the seats and decorative rails and assembles
the two stools.
Project - Desktop Calculator
by Ken Wraight
Introducing the use of the vernier calipers in this series, Ken demonstrates
the turning of a figured wooden surround for a calculator insert. The
same techniques can be applied to other items such as bottle openers and
ceramic tiles to provide them with a wooden surround and base.
by Carolyn McCully
Carolyn aims for the appearance of an Olde-Worlde entomological illustration
with this design for a brown stag beetle, including text.
with the Gifkins Jig - 2 - Chest
by Don Phillips
Exploring the upper limits of the basic Gifkins A10 starter jig set, Don
designs and makes a 600mm wide chest including, of course, dovetailed
joints for the body and lid.
Pot Plant Containers
by W Lane
A quick fix to hide an ugly plastic pot led to the development of this
design to provide an attractive wooden container for standard pots. Bill
builds them in a stackable nest of three to suit different pot sizes and
make them easier to store when not in use.
Building Small Cabinets
by Doug Stowe
Crafting Wooden Lamps
by Ken Burton
Box Builder’s Handbook
by AJ Hamler
Segmented Turning — A Practical Guide
by Dennis Keeling