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Here are some insights into the fine curves, tapers and details that are the hallmark of renowned US furniture designer/maker Garrett Hack’s signature tables.

Making chairs from sticks and discarded timber can be done with very few tools. Story by Jeff Donne.

A majestic 80 year old southern mahogany was deemed dangerous by arborists. When the tree fellers arrived I was on hand to save the larger sections for green woodturning.

If you’re looking to challenge yourself with advanced joinery skills, this 36 minute video offers a way to develop some serious accuracy.

Add to your stable of work-holding equipment with a versatile shavehorse. Story by Phoebe Everill.

This an inspiring look at a professional furniture making set-up where attention to detail every step of the way is the hallmark of this Sydney maker’s creative process.

The first part of this series focuses on timber selection and preparation. Here, Neil Erasmus describes the cutting of dovetails and the fitting of the drawer.

Fast moving with great visuals and to-the-point dialogue, ‘How to cut an angled T-bridle joint’ is the latest video offering from Townsville based woodworker Robin Lewis.

Fine drawer making is often considered to be a true measure of a maker’s skill. Here's the first in a series of articles by Neil Erasmus that have appeared in the magazine over a number of years.

Here's a well paced and informative video for spooncarvers from Melbourne woodworker Julian Jones.

From plywood mock-up to functional hand plane, this video is a worthwhile watch for would be toolmakers, or those who are simply interested in hand tools.

After studies in the UK and Japan, Harry T. Morris combined influences to make a cabinet in Australia from reclaimed timber that expresses his ethos to the craft.

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.