Wood Review 114
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ON THE COVER: Building a Skillset. For Alexsandra Pontonio, designing and making furniture is all about exploring ideas and processes. We asked her about her path to becoming a full time maker.
The Art of Toolmaking: Raf Nathan spoke to five master toolmakers who strive for more than absolute precision.
The White Oak Project: A fallen giant is reincarnated into a community meeting place at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Story by Alastair Boell.
Using a Sliding Tablesaw: How processes differ and how safety, speed and accuracy can be the benefits of owning a slider. Story by David Luckensmeyer.
Flow: The 2021 end of year graduate exhibition at Sturt School for Wood celebrated skills learnt, and challenges overcome.
Searching for Form: Robert Howard writes about using models to develop 3D forms that look right from every viewpoint.
Sound Work: A custom audio cabinet can and should look as it good as the sounds it carries. Liam McCallion explains.
Figured and Featured: A combination of old growth and featured eucalypt timbers resulted in a simple but handsome round table. Story by Raf Nathan.
Remaking an Icon: With modifications to form and process, Charles Mak builds a set of dining chairs based on Tage Frid’s three-legged stool design.
In Search of Company: Carol Russell writes about her inspiration points and how she aims to capture attitude and emotion in her small animal carvings.
Veritas side-clamping and short blade honing guides: Peter Young reviews two new well-priced additions to the market.
Screw Drive Systems: David Luckensmeyer takes a look at the various drive systems of woodworking screws.
Milwaukee MI8FTR-0 trim router and plunge base: LED lighting and moving to cordless were two reasons why Troy McDonald was keen to test these tools.
Carter log mill: Damion Fauser reviews a bandsaw carriage for out-of-round sections.