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Month: May 2017

The Cubby House Turners Woodies Inc – May 2017 Newsletter

The Cubby House Turners Woodies Inc – May 2017 Newsletter

Current Cubby House Turners Woodies club newsletter below. Not a lot happening in this months newsletter; some good looking items at show and tell but mostly turned items plus an article on hand planes.. There are always brain teasers if you are interested in these; most are reasonably difficult.   Unfortunately two members died recently; I went to Ken Stuart’s funeral which had a good turnout of club members – he will be missed.  

Shire Woodworking Club – May Newsletter

Shire Woodworking Club – May Newsletter

Shire Woodworking Club – May Newsletter posted below. I was not able to attend the club’s April maxi day so was interested in viewing the jigs presented by members; good photos and articles but nothing like actually seeing the jigs and hearing the comments yourself.   Some great photos from the Sydney Royal Easter Show woodworking entries; good to see that a Cubby House member won a prize with his perforated platter. I actually visited the Royal Easter Show this year…

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The Traditional Tools Group Inc May Newsletter

The Traditional Tools Group Inc May Newsletter

See below the Traditional Tools Group’s May 2017 Newsletter. TTTG is a not-for-profit society interested in traditional tools and skills. Members include artisans and amateurs, tool users and collectors. Four issues of NEWS, the TTTG magazine, are published each year. See tttg.org.au for full details As you can see in the newsletter the society is for both woodworking and metalworking. I attended a metalworking day a while ago and made a forged scribe; it was interesting but hard work with…

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Workshop Update – trucks and cufflinks

Workshop Update – trucks and cufflinks

Workbench status has not changed since last weekend. I don’t normally get much done during the week other than batches of gluing or small tasks.   Workshop looks messy but two projects happening at the same time. The green file holds my loose sandpaper sheets.  I am working on another batch of toy trucks for the Shire Woodworking Club to donate to the Sydney Children’s Hospital, twelve new builds in progress as below: They are different sizes as the club…

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