How to

Quality timber, mortise and tenon joinery and a time-honoured finish will give long-lasting results. David Howlett shows how.

This stool is straightforward and relatively easy to make.

A fun and easy way to improve your hand skills.

In this short video Peter Young shows you an easy way to get finer cuts with your handsaws.

A step by step journey with Wood Review reader Ray Halpin.

After decades of making furniture, Frank Wiesner still finds something special in each piece he makes. With this bookcase it was the stunning figured red cedar supplied by the customer.

A video tour by Richard Vaughan of some of the best pushers and guards around.

Sliding dovetails can offer a better furniture construction solution than open mortice and tenon joints, especially when using slabs or large sections of timber, writes Hamish Hill.

The pleasing lines of a Japanese wooden plane enticed Terry O’Loughlin to make one out of Australian eucalypt.

A short video that introduces a few traditional tools and processes.

How to put together a basic kit of tools that won't blow the budget.

Carol Russell explains how to sharpen and use these essential tools.

Gift ideas to make and sell, or give to friends. Ideas from Andrew Potocnik.

Tips from Evan Dunstone on how to handle this sought-after native Australian species.

Damion Fauser demos a few of the techniques he writes about in issue 89 of the magazine.