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Wood and Bamboo

Woodworking and processing of bamboo enable a large range of products to be made, from toys to elements in buildings. The tools required for a successful woodworking operation can be made with wood requiring only a small amount of additional metal for the cutting element.

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Educational Wooden Toys EWT001 Threaded Shapes A3

Tim Godwin

Part of the set of Educational Wooden Toys developed by Tim Godwin, the consultant for the Sri Lankan toy project in establishing the local production of educational pre-school toys. More details...

Educational Wooden Toys EWT001 Threaded Shapes A4

Tim Godwin, Published on 1983

Part of the set of Educational Wooden Toys developed by Tim Godwin, the consultant for the Sri Lankan toy project in establishing the local production of educational pre-school toys. More details...

Woodworking: A Small-Scale Business

Neil Noble, Published on 2008

Running a successful woodworking enterprise is dependent on many factors, some of which are covered here.

Oil-soaked Wood Bearings

J Collett & H. S. Pearson

This fact sheet provides some background information for both constructors and designers who wish to use wood bearings.

Non-Poisonous Timber Protection

Kiran Mukerji;Rod Shaw, Published by Appropriate Technology Journal on 1992

This fact sheet outlines the means of protecting timber including proper felling and seasoning and by good construction practices.

How to Make a Jack Plane

Aaron More, Published by Appropriate Technology Journal on 1997

How to make a jack plane using simple tools. Jack planes smooth the edges of timber and can downsize it.

La Preservation Du Bambou

Jules J. A. Janssen, Dr, Published on 1995

Ce dossier porte sur les quelques solutions qui peuvent être utilisées pour la sauvegarde du bambou.

Bamboo Preservation

Jules J. A. Janssen, Dr, Published on 1995

This brief looks at some of the options that can be used in bamboo preservation.

A Woodworking Bench

Ron Dennis, Published on 2006

This technical brief shows how a woodworking bench with vice can be made without the use of steel components.

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