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 to view the woodwork entries and was disappointed by the number of entries submitted; although as I have never submitted anything myself I suppose I can’t complain too much.
Also some interesting photos for the May maxi day theme of different boxes. I have never tried making a band saw box but might have a go at a basic one like this:
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I am an accountant who uses woodwork as a way to escape computers. I work in the back half of a tandem garage under the house; effectively a basement that also houses my wife’s car. I have a reasonable set of tools and am getting more into hand tools, mainly due to the lack of noise and dust minimization. I live in Sydney Australia and am a active member of The Shire Woodworking Club, Cubby House Turners & Woodies Inc and The Traditional Tools Group Inc Why Hugo’s Woodshop? All decent website options with Gary were taken so I had to look for something else! Hugo is our 3 year old Ragdoll cat who is very nosy and likes investigating the garage / workshop: