Exploring Surface Decoration
by Ernie Newman
Ernie's interest in making wooden bowties has led to a colourful collection
of wood treatments and effects. In this article Ernie presents 40 different
bowties and their finishes.
John Meikle's platform rocking chair and the Lockyer Woodcrafters Groupís
Bunbury Woodturners Group (WA), Cairns and District Woodworkers Guild
Inc (QLD), and the Woodturners of the Hunter.
by John Hamilton
John has restored a Picador Pup, an all-in-one woodworking machine produced
in the UK from the 1950s, designed to be powered by a separate electric
Wood Craft Supplies Spiral Cutter Torque Wrench
by Albert Browne
If you've ever been concerned about whether you are setting the individual
cutters on your spiral cutter block too tight or not tight enough, then
you'll be pleased to know that Wood Craft Supplies sell a torque wrench
for this specific purpose.
by Paul Gregson (Assoc. Editor)
In August last year at the Lismore Regional Art Gallery, there was an
exhibition of work by students of Geoff Hannah.
With a company history over 100 years old and having been the subject
of a management buyout in 2003, Record Power is on track to return the
design and where practical, the manufacture of its products to the United
by Mike Darlow
If your chocolate pot is missing its molinillo, Mike shows you how to
Turned Wooden Hand
by Mike Boyle
Woodturning isn't often used for large outdoor sculptures, but to make
this three metre long hand, artist Mike Boyle and numerous woodturners
from the Blue Mountains Woodturners used a combination of turning and
Your Own Wooden Clamp
by Lance Winter
Using tight straight grained timber, you can make a number of these handy
glue-up clamps to suit your specific needs without breaking the bank.
While there is a fair amount of work involved in producing just one, making
them in batches should be quicker and more efficient.
Old Girl (Dog)
by Carolyn McCully
Previously the subject of Carolyn's A Boy and His Dog (AWW #137
Feb 2008), Dingus is now 14 years old. Carolyn burnt this image to
keep as a momento of her loyal companion. It uses a (burnt) shaded background
behind the detail of the coat while the white fur is done in pencil, providing
an interesting combination of pyrography and pencil.
on Woodturning Part 33 - Turning a Wooden Wall Hook
by John Ewart
These simple but elegant 'round button' wall hooks will suit a variety
of home decorating styles and are relatively easy to turn on the lathe.
by Aaron Ehrlich
A variant on table skittles, this game uses a spinning top instead of
a swinging ball to knock the skittles down. To control the top, the playing
table is sprung and can be tilted as desired. The game is fun to play
and makes good use of items from your scrap box.
by Harry Ellis
Harry resolves a number of challenges in making this 'onion and potato'
cupboard to match an existing post-War sideboard. He uses hand tools almost
exclusively, but a number of his comments apply to furniture making generally.
a Wheel Back Double Bow Windsor Chair - 2
by Phillip Spencer
Working from a James Mursell plan, Phillip finishes his English style
Windsor Chair in American Ash and Mahogany by fitting the back bow and
Wares - 21. Pen & Pencil Trays
by Alex Bartman
With a flat-bottomed bowl tray router bit, portable router and a homemade
jig, you can convert scrap boards into handy pen and pencil trays quickly
Big Book of Pyrography
by Editors of Pyrography Magazine
Making Wooden Gear Clocks
by Editors of Scroll Saw Woodworking