Turning a cake platter by Philip McLeod (My apologies to those who are Imperially challenged). This story starts about 1 year ago. My youngest son, Rowan McLeod, (a member of Eastern Region) is best friends with Jareth Norman. Unfortunately Jareth’s
From: BILL KELLY, EASTERN REGION. Taken from “A Manual of Carpentry And Joinery” J. W. Riley. First printed 1905. Curved surfaces are often “cut out of the solid” and dressed to the required curvature. It is occasionally necessary, however, to
Where do I start with Woodturning? Perhaps it all started in my home town of Casino in 6th Class when I was 12 years old, my teacher decided the boys in the class should build a model yacht. It took
Hi there, ‘wood-be’ wood turners. My wife has been encouraging me to join a men’s shed for some time. Then I saw an advertisement in the local paper regarding a “Men’s shed” in Malabar and made a phone call
At the December meeting of Eastern Region Woodturners it was decided to confer Life Memberships to two of our oldest members. MR GRAHAM TILLY Member Number (47). Graham was born in Murraybridge S.A. He started his working life as a
EASTERN REGION HELPS OUT. On the 12th and 19th January Eastern Region hosted 10 children from the Kooloora Vacation care in The Shed. This was as a result of an enquiry from the leader of the vacation care group to
REMOVING TARNISH / PATINA FROM COPPER COINS. USING BRASSO: Simply rub with a clean cloth until required finish is achieved. Remove all remaining Brasso from the item and clean with Methylated Spirits. If you do not want the item to
MR SVEN WALLIN Member Number (167).
MR GRAHAM TILLY Member Number (47) Graham was born in Murraybridge S.A. He started his working life as a High School Maths Teacher. Eventually becoming a Maths lecturer at Sydney University. It was during this period that he really got
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