Reviews

Like grain, figure and colour, scent is an appreciated feature of some woods. Story by Jugo Ilic.

Here's one to check out if you're looking for a compact and affordable solution.

SawStop tablesaws are known for their safety feature, but how do they perform? Damion Fauser investigates.

On a recent visit to France to teach, one of my students was selling a reverse bowl chuck, the likes of which I had never seen.

Pen turners know it's critical to square the ends of the pen blank to get a gap free mating surface.

For anybody who likes to shape with hand tools, these rasps are a truly exciting development.

On sale until August 31 for Wood Review readers this sharpening jig is well worth considering.

We tend to take a simple tool like a ruler for granted and yet a whole piece can be ruined if the measurements are out.

Denis Lake uncovers the life and times of two 18th century Tasmanian Windsor chairmakers.

The included brad-point pilot drill bits in this set come razor sharp and can be adjusted for different lengths.

The disc with its small light table worked very well, in fact this part of the machine was my favourite.

This mini block plane is made of mostly aluminium with steel screws and knobs. It’s very small at a tad over 4" long, and beautifully made...

The body of the machine is strong and refined, and machining of table surfaces is clean and accurate. At a weight of 290kg this is not a toy.

Robert Howard reviews the second in a series of books by Morris Lake on native species and their woods.

For many of us space is at a premium so it stands to reason that combination machines can be an effective solution.