What's in the latest edition of Australian Wood Review?

French Inspired Trestle Table: Plans for a handsome dining table project that will see you utilise your best turning, carving and joinery skills.

Brian Reid Wall Cabinet: Named after its designer, this simple cabinet gives unlimited scope for decorative variations. With detailed construction notes by Australian master furniture maker Neil Erasmus.

Dust Extraction: Philip Ashley explains various system options and advises how to match them to your budget and everyday needs.

Toolmaking: A step by step journey in constructing a Krenov-style plane using a Veritas hardware kit. Toolmaking whizz Ian Wilkie shows how to get very good results.

First-time: The Australian International Furniture Exhibition took place in Melbourne in July and put talented local designers and makers in the spotlight.

Beginner project: A re-interpretation of Noguchi’s classic low table makes a stylish entry-level project for those new to woodwork.

Modern Icon: Tony Parker designed the range of furniture that was at the forefront of the style in Australia we now call Mid-Century Modern. Not only are some of his designs being made again, new designs are on the way.

Citadel Boxes: Richard Raffan turns, burns and carves to create one of his signature lidded forms.

Bench add-ons: Charles Mak shows how to make four workholding jigs that will make your handplaning operations more pleasurable and accurate.

Glowing results: Iain Green’s rubbed-out polyurethane finish takes some effort, but the results are totally worth it.

Master Carver: Terry Martin explains how traditional skills are preserved and passed on in China.

Our cover: David Mac Laren, founder and director of Bungendore Wood Works, what is undoubtedly one of the best galleries for fine woodworking in the world. This issue contains images of work featured in the gallery’s 30th year celebration exhibition, entitled NEXT.

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