Taking a tour of Derek Doak’s all-in-one sawmilling, kiln drying and retail timber yard pretty much means being personally introduced to every board and slab in the place that he has lovingly sawn, stickered and stacked. Story by Linda Nathan. Read more
When you’re working by hand you have to be more in tune with your tools and your wood, says US toolmaker Dan Schwank.
Jim Howell's remarkable tool chest contains an equally remarkable collection of hand tools…and memories.
How a boatbuilder and a maker of fine musical instruments created a unique violin from wood salvaged from the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
Instead of rails, Christian Timbs laminated thin sections of wood to follow the natural curves of the timber and turned them down at each corner to "flow" into each leg.
Neil Scobie passed away in May 2016. He was a valued author for Australian Wood Review. This remembrance was published in AWR#92, September, 2016.
For Sydney designer/maker Ben Percy, this was one case where the nature of the wood had a big say in the furniture he designed.
Melissa Allen’s marquetry Leaf Chandelier was a showstopper at the recent Treecycle exhibition in Sydney. We asked her how the concept developed.
David Upfill-Brown writes about some of the factors that influenced the design and making of his Guell Stools, recently featured in Treecycle 2016.
Situated in inner Sydney, Anagote Timbers offers a range of exotic species for furniture and cabinetmakers, boatbuilders and joiners.
Adrian Potter’s furniture is a canvas for all that interests and inspire him.