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An insight into the marquetry art of Michael Retter.

This simple wall cabinet design can be decorated in a variety of ways.

Does it work as a furniture finish? Yes, absolutely but it does require maintenance, writes Christopher Schwarz.

Richard Raffan shows how to mark out for and turn bowls with beautiful bark edges.

Built to replace a window, this cabinet was truly built in.

Andrew Potocnik was sent a piece of Tasmanian leatherwood to turn and designed a piece that would highlight its streaky patterns within a simple conical bowl form.

Strong, practical and straightforward to construct, these benches are all about best serving their purpose.

Tormek's whetstone sharpening system has delivered proven results for decades. Check out this video demo of Tormek T8.

Learn the basics of coopering...and make an elegant vase. Story by Damion Fauser.

How to store and safeguard your hand tools.

Damion Fauser shows how to flatten and square wood with handplanes only.

Darren Oates shows how to flatten, dry and press veneer to a substrate and add a solid edging.

Scoops provide practice for hollowing endgrain and for using the skew chisel, and can make a good bread and butter sales item. Story by Richard Raffan.

They say you need to make at least three bows before you can make a decent one. Story by Raf Nathan.

A past entrant in Wood Review's Student Awards describes the making of his project piece.