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Adam Markowitz explains why woodworkers need to pay more attention to the design side of woodworking.

Chair design and construction is rightly considered one of the most testing activities in woodwork. Evan Dunstone looks at their design strategies.

Know the rules, then challenge them in order to create your own unique work, says Bryan Cush.

Ian Wilkie shows you how to saw, file, sand, peen and refine brass and wood to make your own shoulder plane.

Here's how to make this Australian take on a classic American chair.

There is no end to the ways you can customise this musical instrument, writes Vic Tesolin.

One board of recycled oregon and a lot of dovetail joints was all it took to make a workshop tool storage box. Story by Raf Nathan.

Step-by-step plans show how to make a small cafe style table with a simple decorative inlay.

Drawing on inspiration from the late Greg Collins, Graham Sands makes a veneered coffee table.

Neil Turner shows how to create a delicate and flowing form by sectioning and steambending a turned hollow form.

Learn the fundamentals of cabinetmaking and make an attractive piece for your home. Story by Cat Cook.

A strict competition brief fired Andrew Potocnik’s creativity.

Designing, making and detailing some complex boxes became an exercise in working safely with small parts. Story by Kelly Parker.

A detailed explanation of handsaw making by Wood Review author Ian Wilkie.

In this short video Peter Young shows you an easy way to get finer cuts with your handsaws.

Don Powell explains how to achieve different styles and effects of lettering with a range of carving tools.