You can make your own router jigs and accessories and there's plenty of
books and magazine articles on the subject. However, there's an extensive
range of manufactured accessories available and we have a look at what
you can buy.
Fair Held for the first time last year and geared up for a bumper showcase
of over 60 traditional and rare trades and crafts in 2015, the Lost Trades
Fair in Kyneton VIC is a show with a difference and should appeal to anyone
interested in handcrafted goods.
Combine your surfing with your woodworking and make your own surfboard.
Professional woodworker and keen surfer, Stuart Bywater, combines his
occupation with his recreational pursuit by teaching classes where students
make their own boards in eight weeks.
Guild Inc's 32nd Annual Exhibition
Held in conjunction with the Canberra Timber & Working with Wood Show,
the Treasures in Timber exhibition was another success for the Guild,
with many high standard entries on display.
by Neil Scobie
New Zealand woodturner, Niki Marshall, is well-known for her wood-rimmed
limestone vessels, but she also turns and carves bowls, vessels and sculptures
REPORT - Diablo and Diablo Demo-Demon Circular Saw Blades
by Scott Yeo
Manufactured in Italy, these two blades offer great value for money. The
Demo-Demon is a special blade - designed for woodworking but quite capable
of cutting through nails without damaging its teeth.
of the Dremel Junior Reader Giveaway
Readers had to nominate their child, grandchild or relative for this giveaway
of two Dremel 3000 Project Kits worth $99 each.
a Finish - 2
The 33nd article in our beginner's series, in this article we cover the
application and storage of finishes as well as drying times and concerns
Working with the Gifkins Jig #6 - The CrossBox
by Don Phillips
Don tests your dovetailing skills with this unusual box that features
inside as well as outside corners.
a Walking Stick
by Harry Ellis
Harry enjoys making walking sticks. They require little material and a
minimum of tools, are interesting to make and provide a very useful object
for the recipient. Harry details how he makes them.
by Bill Lane
With his wife's authentic Kokeshi Dolls as a guide, Bill makes his own
dolls on the lathe and leaves the essential painted features to others.
Wares - 7. Little Boxes
by Tom Adams
Tom comes up with two approaches for making small plywood boxes that can
be used to store pencils, paint brushes and other items.
by Numbers Pt.9 - Patera
by Mike Davies
Mike carves an example of a round furniture decoration known as a patera.
on Woodturning Pt.20 - Turning Serviette Rings
by John Ewart
This is a handy project as it doesn't require much timber but it does
reinforce basic turning skills including the use of a mandrel.
by Aaron Ehrlich
An optical illusion made famous by Danish psychologist, Edgar Rubin, the
vase can be perceived as a vase or two people in profile. To make a wooden
version of a Rubin vase, Aaron used his granddaughter’s profile.
Project #17B Natural Edge Winged Burl Bowl
by Ken Wraight
Continuing on from burl selection in the last issue, Ken covers the tips
and dangers involved in turning burl and goes on to complete the natural
edge winged burl bowl.
by Carolyn McCully
Carolyn shows how less can be more, by removing most of the background
details and using shading, rather than detailing for the rest, to maximise
the focus on the owl itself.
Animated Animal Toys In Wood
by David Wakefield
Turning Techniques & Projects
from The Editors of Fine Woodworking