How to

Keith Briggs dips into his dwindling supply of highly figured WA jarrah to create a contemporary bedhead.

Looking for a straightforward introductory woodworking project?

Here’s one for all the stirrers…

Steve Hay gives a practical demo on shellac and how to prepare it for use.

Simple veneer bending creates a useful gift.

It’s amazing what a woodworker can do with a butane torch, boot polish and milk paint.

Terry Gordon of HNT Gordon shows how easy it is to create ogee shaped mouldings with handplanes.

In this video Steve Hay explains some of the benefits of traditional hide glue and shows that it is easy it is to use.

A video tutorial shows how to create strong joints with just one handplane.

A personalised grip and look are two benefits of replacing saw and plane handles with those you make yourself. Terry O’Loughlin shows how.

A small footprint workstation with huge capacity. Story by Geoff Birtles.

Steve Hay shows how everyday household items can be used to make ebonizing mixtures.

Two simple solutions from Steve Hay for keeping glue flowly freely when you most need that to happen.

How to have running water in your shed for under $50.