Wood Review 113
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ON THE COVER: Point of Origin. Arguably the biggest woodworking phenomenon of our age, the ‘river table’ is widely imitated, yet many have lost sight of its originator. An interview with Greg Klassen.
MAKER OF THE YEAR 2021: Announcing the award winners and finalists for this year’s Maker of the Year awards presented by Carbatec.
A Woven Wood Chair: Extending his ‘woven’ wood series, Henrik Tjaerby designs and creates a lightweight dining chair using a range of processes.
Calibrating Your Tablesaw: David Luckensmeyer outlines the process of tuning a sliding tablesaw and discusses some of the tools that can assist.
Future Remains: Towards the end of the last Melbourne lockdown, Adam Markowitz gained access to Craft Victoria’s gallery to review an exhibition of work by seven women.
In Praise of Tung Oil: If it’s pure, just a little bit of tung oil can go a long way to giving an excellent finish. Story by Peter Spaulding.
From Log to Lathe: Getting the best (as opposed to the most) out of a piece of timber requires strategic thinking, explains Terry Martin.
Screen Play: While building a folding screen made of many same-sized components, Richard Vaughan relied on a series of jigs for speed and accuracy.
A Question of Scale: Andrew Potocnik uses contrasting timbers and palm flower tendrils to create a small and unique lidded container.
Machinery & Tool Reviews
Perfect Cast resin, Eye Candy pigment, Kustom Grit: Andrew Potocnik uses all three as he makes some earrings and a pendant as test pieces.
Felder FD250 slot mortiser and hollow chisel mortiser: After five years use, Damion Fauser is well qualified to pass judgement on what he now regards as essential workshop kit.
Redsail RSX130-1390 laser cutting machine: Only ten months after buying the smaller model, Ash Vaughan realised the potential and went out and got the 1300 x 900mm desktop version.
3M half face respirator kit: Every woodworker needs good dust prevention. Raf Nathan explains why a half face respirator is an affordable and effective option.