In Australia, a Martinez hammer retails at around $500, certainly a lot for a simple tool that’s been around for thousands of years. However Martinez hammers have a certain mystique... Read more
A six week open studio residency at the Centre for Fine Woodworking in New Zealand was an opportunity for eight makers to push their design and technical skills to the next level. Story by Linda Nathan.
"He leaps in scale from larger than life to the most delicate netsuke. He is comfortable with wood, stone or bronze. He can work in stylised abstract or stark literal realism." Evan Dunstone reviews the work of Silvio Apponyi.
Arnhem Land makers and Melbourne based designers are collaborating to produce a range of high-end furniture.
Paul Freeland, rock musician, woodworker, furniture maker, sculptor and teacher passed away on Friday April 17 – may his creative spirit remain with us all and forever with future designers, artists and makers.
Photography, drafting, desktop publishing, audio equipment and of course woodworking are just some of interests that fire up the talented creator of our technical drawings.
Tasmanian designer maker Laura McCusker speaks about her design and work processes.
Netsuke artist Leigh Sloggett creates contemporary forms inspired by tradition.
‘The craftsman ethic is what secures my employment’, says Melbourne designer maker Daniel Poole. Story by Linda Nathan.
Richard Raffan writes about the life and work of master craftsman David Upfill-Brown.
A video by Liam Edward Brennan sheds light on the life and ethos of green woodworker and spooncarver Jeff Donne.
Duncan Meerding’s lighting designs portray his vision of the world.
Jamie Pappas is an antique restoration expert with a passion for classical furniture forms, but making this library table was a personal project.
Reflections on the life and work of George Ingham, furniture designer/maker and educator.