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Kerryn Carter makes a crosscut sled with an extended fence that provides support for long pieces.

Video footage of some of the machine processes Damion Fauser discusses in his story on making sliding doors in the December issue of Wood Review.

In part 1 of this short series, Andrew Potocnik experimented with simple bandsawn and dovetailed box constructions. Here are some other ideas.

Years ago, Richard Raffan came across one of his pieces at market. He bought it back mainly for the value of the wood, but then decided to give it a make-over.

Andrew Potocnik’s freewheeling exploration with low grade materials provided some fun and inspiration for his starting-out students.

Here’s a turning project that shows how to create a fine piece of jewellery.

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.

After taking part in a collaborative event Andrew Potocnik experiments with turned and textured bowls.

Impressions of light filtering through gum leaves inspired Richard Vaughan’s hand-shaped and glass-topped hall table.

'This bowl took the best part of three months to complete and, to this day, remains unchallenged amongst all the bowls I have made for sheer energy-sapping tedium, writes Robert Howard.

A photo essay by David Upfill-Brown on the making of a very complicated piece.

A rocking chair project in the style of Sam Maloof.

Richard Raffan shows how to turn a tool handle, fit a ferrule and hammer the handle home.

Gerrit Rietveld's iconic Red Blue Chair epitomises the imaginative use of standardised components. John Winder explains.

Using Tasmanian blackwood, renowned US Shaker furniture maker and author Kerry Pierce makes a classic ladderback chair.