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Books written by Chris Schwarz have plenty of how-to in them, and they also have a reputation for being a great read.

Applications close soon for a six-week residency led by two masters of the craft that focuses on wood bending techniques and their design possibilities.

Applications close soon for three different woodworking scholarships open to younger makers.

Vessels: Transcending Tradition celebrates the rich tapestry of Indigenous object-based artistry with an array of work by some of the most respected Indigenous Art Centres across Australia.

Black is the new black, so to speak, at James Makin’s Collingwood gallery where ebonised walls feature instead of traditional white.

An interview with Wei Wu, 2023 Maker of the Year overall winner and now judge for 2024.

Tasmanian designers looking for an opportunity to create new work and connect with industry professionals on and off the island are invited to apply for Tasmania Makes 24.

After 50 years of designing, making and running Australia's foremost gallery for woodwork and wood art, there is now a sense of passing things forward for David Mac Laren.

Here’s a fascinating video that recounts the origins of shellac and how it is harvested and processed. We also learn about some of the challenges that the industry producing it currently faces.

Australia's National University hosts a dedicated web page which contains a mine of information on topics relating to urban timber recovery.

The theme for the 2025 Wootha Prize has been announced.

The US$100k winners of arguably one of the world's largest craft awards have just been announced. A sculptural woodworker and four other awardees are equal recipients.

In what's becoming a new annual Brisbane tradition, Damion Fauser is holding a hand tool and timber event soon on June 1.

A curated selection of works by Australia-Pacific region designers includes furniture and art by three Australians and is now on display in Singapore.

Short in length but long on features is the catch-cry of Laguna’s new Revo 18/20 short bed lathe.

The winners of the annual Wootha Prize awards were recently revealed and displayed at this year's Maleny Wood Expo. We asked the overall prizewinner Rick Hayward a few questions about his very recent success.