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A discussion of current perceptions of furniture design and making, its value in contributing to a creative economy, as well as ongoing issues relating to environmental, social, economic and political agendas.

Filmed in 2020 while classes were suspended due to the pandemic, the Centre for Furniture Craftsmanship's new online resource is free and open to all woodworkers.

Award grants will be used to fund the building, testing and prototyping of valuable and innovative products created from wood and wood fibre residue.

This $2000 bursary award is open to forest owners, managers and scientists as well as designers of products manufactured from sustainable timber.

Carbatec announce new exclusive distributorship for Triton Tools, first up the router...

With three months to go before the entry deadline, Maker of the Year awards presented by Carbatec is already showcasing over 110 examples of the finest woodwork created by contemporary makers in Australia today.

The Subtropical Farm Forestry Association and its major project Quality Timber Traders is sending out a call for entries to the Woodfest Design Competition.

Wood Review contributor Vic Tesolin writes from his home base in Canada about the release of his new book.

"Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke" opens tomorrow night at The Japan Foundation in Sydney before travelling to Western Australia in July.

Head to Gympie, Qld this coming October for demonstrations and workshops featuring over 40 heritage crafts.

Well-respected German mandolin maker, Alfred Woll, has written a magnificent manual on the method of constructing beautiful traditional mandolins based an his long career making these instruments.

For those that love woodworking, and also cinematography, here is a lovely video from Australian Wood Review contributor Vasko Sotirov.

The 2021-22 Federal Budget delivers a major step towards a new R&D vision for Australia’s forest industries that will create jobs in advanced timber manufacturing and wood-based renewable bioproducts.

Are you thinking of entering Maker of the Year 2021? Here’s a few comments from last year’s judges that may help.

In this video we learn of the some of the patents for new technology that Festool has on the drawing board.

For Maker of the Year awards entrant Steve Roper, making one part just kept leading to another. Nine months and 1000s of hours later it was ready – an all wood, full scale bike.