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A stow-away ladder that conceals its purpose. Story by Charles Mak and Chris Wong.

You can use offcuts and metal scraps to make wood threads you can adapt to a multitude of projects.

Geoff Birtles converts a lathe bed for portable drills into a highly effective dowelling table.

The sandblasted panels of Andrew Potocnik’s Outback Box brought back travel memories.

Richard Vaughan writes about selecting, fitting and fine-tuning a bench vice.

By outsourcing some processes, it’s possible to make large pieces in small workshops. Graham Sands explains how.

Inspired by the work of Gustav Klimt, Martin Burgoyne took on the challenge of recreating marquetry inlays for a chest.

David Haig writes about the making of his walnut desk and chair.

When it comes to woodworking machinery, attention to maintenance will definitely cost you a lot less than a break-down ‘cure’. Story by Philip Ashley.

Vic Tesolin shows how easy it is to get results from an essential surface finishing tool.

When furniture maker Stephen Oram was asked to make a coffin for a close friend it turned out to be a positive experience.

Robert Howard explains his variation on Sam Maloof's classic sculpted back leg joint.

A short video demo that shows the difference between handsaw grips.

This video documents the batch machining and assembly process of one of Dunstone Design's most successful furniture pieces.

Charles Mak shows how to option your workbench with these easy-to-make jigs.