How to

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.

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.