Weissflog - One of a Kind
by Terry Martin
An occasional visitor to Turnfest in Queensland, Hans Weissflog is one
of a growing number of international turners whose unique work is becoming
well-known to the hobbyist as well as the professional. His signature
work is 'pierced' boxes produced on the lathe and more recently, bowls
displaying moiré patterns.
The activities of The Traditional Tools Group (TTTG) based in Sydney and
the establishment of the Hunters Hill - Ryde Men’s Shed, also in Sydney.
by John Ewart
John tells a few stories about identities such as Tiny Hayes, Mike Reid,
Ballina's Bag Man and musical woodturners.
REPORT SM20 Dremel Saw-Max
by Anatole Beauchene
Using a carbide cut-off wheel rather than a traditional toothed blade,
the SM20 is an unusual portable woodworking tool but as Anatole discovers,
it has a number of features that make it a worthwhile consideration for
Finger-Joints on a Tablesaw
The 24th in our Beginner's Series, we look at a simple jig for making
finger-joints on the tablesaw. Finger joints are commonly used for boxmaking
and small cabinetry items and offer an alternative to dovetail joints.
III Mantle Clock
by Phil Spencer
Starting with an English plan for a George III Period Bracket Clock, Phil
details how he sourced the materials and overcame the obstacles to producing
his first mantle clock.
by Glenn and Nic Roberts
Father and son, Glenn and Nic, collaborate on a skateboard project which
involves the use of veneers, epoxy adhesive and vacuum forming. Glenn
gets to keep the vacuum pump and press arrangement for future woodworking
projects while Nic has a longboard skateboard to his own design.
on Woodturning Pt.13A - Turning a Bun Foot from Dressed Timber
by John Ewart
Bun feet are a useful item to be able to turn and they can be turned in
two ways, depending on the preparation of the blank. In this first part,
John looks at the method used to turn a bun foot from a thicknessed blank
that has both faces dressed.
a Heart Necklace
by Maricha Oxley
This is a simple but elegant carving that requires little wood and only
a few carving tools. With no experience and some patience, you can make
a cherished keepsake for someone special.
of a Draught Horse
by Carolyn McCully
With the eye, harness and dark blinker, this image is an exercise in burning
different shades of 'black' to provide the desired contrast and texture.
by Aaron Ehrlich
Bad back or weak legs making it difficult to enjoy your woodturning? Aaron
investigates what is required to make a satisfactory stool so that you
can sit while you turn at the lathe.
by Don Philips
Throw out your ugly plastic laundry basket and replace it with this attractive
wooden unit. The lattice is machined from a single panel, creating a mesh
that won’t warp or fall apart.
Swallow Pot-Pourri Pot
by Erich Aldinger
To make these pots, the timber blank is first turned and then carved to
its final shape. The result is an unusual and attractive design where
each pot is unique, being hand shaped in the final machine carving phase.
Olde Treasure Chest - 2
by Alan Bendon
This themed jewellery box can be used for a variety of purposes and makes
a great gift. In this article Alan adds the slats and other features that
give the box its character.
Project #7 - Confectionery or Nut Bowl
by Ken Wraight
After a number of non-bowl projects to teach a variety of techniques,
Ken has relented and produced this design for a small confectionery or
nut bowl. Ken notes that a bowl should be attractive and functional rather
than being the biggest shape one can turn from the blank provided.
Turning Modified Slimline Pens (Beyond the Basics)
by Don Ward
Routers & Router Tables
by Editors and Contributors to Fine Woodworking
History of Lovespoons
by David Western
Segmented Bowls For the Beginning Turner
by Don Jovag
Hand Planing Techniques
by Hendrik Varju