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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.

In 2021 customers looking for Minimax machines, parts or service in Australia can find all the information they need on a new site dedicated to semi professional machines.

With all the joy that an event can promise in a pandemic struck world, the Blackall Range Woodcrafters Guild have happily set the date for a one-day sales event at their club facilities in Montville, Qld.

As interest in the use of timber grows, there is a reported surge in demand for professionals with expertise in the design and manufacture of wood products.

The old normal is coming back at one Melbourne woodworking school.

Hardwood components, some basic tools and supplies are now an avenue to learn woodworking and relieve COVID related anxiety.

Thinking of entering Maker of the Year awards? Here are some tips to help show your work to best effect.

Thirty three contemporary women makers will show work in an exhibition to take place at Sturt Gallery, NSW in February next year.

We asked the new Head of Sturt about her background and plans for the Wood School and its exhibition program.

Why we make things can often be more important than how. This year’s Maker of the Year awards entrants are portraying a range of issues and emotions that inspire and influence the things they make.