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Contents of Back Issues

The following is a list of the contents of all the issues produced since the inception of JAAMIM: Back issues can be obtained from the Editor.

JAAMIM Editor: Bill Hook
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VOLUME
NUMBER
DATE
CONTENTS

I 1 October 1982
  • Making pads for flute keys by RA Holliday
  • Some Bows in the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney drawn & described by Ian Watchorn
  • A preliminary report on Violin Making and Research in the USA (Churchill Trust sponsored) by GW Caldersmith
  • Small Tapered Files and Reamers by KC Mercer
  • Flat Top Bridge Removal by Jim Williams

II 1 April 1983
  • Baroque Violin Construction by John Godschall Johnson
  • Plain Talk About Funny Harpsichords by D Jacques Way
  • All-gut Stringing of Lutes by Ephraim & Djilda Segerman
  • A Jig for trueing the edges of a soundboard prior to joining by B Lemin
  • Some Comments on the Virginia Bradden report “Handcrafted acoustic musical instrument making in Australia” by F O’Gallagher
  • A selected list of Australian native timbers which show potential for use in musical instrument making by A Black
  • A few suppliers of instrumental woods by A Black
  • Instrument Drawings from the collection of Alan Mills
  • Ideas from the workshop
    • Glueing on Ivory Bow Tips by John Godschall Johnson
    • Bending Viol Ribs by Geoff Wills
    • Bow fluting tool by Doug Eaton

III 1 May 1984
  • A tip on making extra strong hide glue Anon
  • Australian timbers for Musical Instruments by GK Patterson
  • The Musical Instruments of Ireland Anon
  • Bridge materials by R Connaughton
2 September 1984
  • Musical Timbre Part 1—Analysis of Musical Sounds by Howard F Pollard
  • Fitting a Piezo Electric Transducer to an Acoustic Guitar by Jim Williams
  • A note on Violin Varnish by AH Varnes [from Violins and Violinists Mar/Apr 1941]
  • A further note on Violin Varnish [from Violin Makers Journal of British Columbia Dec/Jan/Feb1964]
    • My Varnish Recipe by Earle Sangster
    • A Recipe for Red Violin Varnish by HC Hayes
  • A method of distributing the thickness areas in the back of a violin by John Godschall Johnson
  • Wood treatment before varnishing Anon
  • The Titian Secret—Cremona Violin Varnish by Albert W Green
  • An easy wood testing method by Joseph Taylor [from “The Principles of Violin Construction”]
  • A device for freeing rusted screws by RA Holliday
3 November 1984
  • Casein Glue—Did the old Italian masters use it? by Roger Hargrove [from The Strad Magazine Feb 1984]
  • Casein by Ralph Mayer [from “The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques”]
  • More on Casein by John Godschall Johnson
  • Will the real harpsichord please stand up? by Carey Beebe
  • Seasoning of Timber by BG Dockrill [Part 1]
  • Holographic Analysis of Violin Vibration Modes at Melbourne University by Jim Vizard & Tom Chalko
  • Structural Considerations in Classical Guitar Soundboards by Gerard Gilet
  • North Queensland Timbers for Bowed Instruments by John Martin
  • Sound and Acoustics—an outline by Graham Caldersmith
  • Musical Timbre Part 2— Measurement of Timbre by Howard F Pollard

IV 1 February 1985
  • My method of Tuning Plates by Robert F McGowan [from Violin Makers Journal of British Columbia Jan/Feb 1963]
  • Seasoning of Timber by BG Dockrill [Part 2]
  • Calculating String Tension and Gauges by Graham McDonald
  • Queensland timbers for Violin Making by FO Nixon [from The A & B Journal of Queensland Jun 1923]
  • Sirocco in China by M Atherton
  • A modification of Fulton’s “Old Italian Varnish” by Rex Thompson
  • Made and polayed in Australia by M Atherton
  • List of plans donated to the Association by Kevin Mercer
  • When does a violin not sound like a violin? by John Godschall Johnson
2 May 1985
  • More on casein by David Lidgett
  • Monopoles, Dipoles, and Tripoles by Graham Caldersmith
  • Eucalyptus Oil as a Solvent and Thinner for Oil Varnish by HC Hayes [from Violin Makers Journal of British Columbia Aug/Sep 1963]
  • Canberra Jan ’85 by John Kirk
  • Final Summary Report of Violin Varnish Research Project by Louis M Condax
  • A Little Game of Strings and Things by Frederick B Jueneman [from Industrial Research Magazine Nov 1973]
3 August 1985
  • Moiré Contours by JE McLennan
  • When I play it hurts—Overuse Injuries in Musicians by Hunter JH Fry
  • Musicians risk RSI by Eric Adam
  • The Condax Chronicles by Louis M Condax [Part 2]
  • The Condax Chronicles by Louis M Condax [Part 3]
  • Stradivarius Recaptured by Dr Joseph Nagyvary
  • Farrell’s Rib Etc by L Tyndale Lloyd
  • Some comments on “The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments” by Carey Beebe
  • More on Casein by John Godschall Johnson
  • Bate Collection of Historical Instrument—Plans available by Kevin Williams

V 1 February 1986
  • Practical Hints
    • Removing needle springs from wood wind instruments by RA Holliday
    • An easy way to construct a Moiré Screen by John Godschall Johnson
  • The Condax Chronicles by Louis M Condax [Part 4]
  • Machine Tools by RT Brown
  • Fret Positions by Computer Anon
  • Transients—on re-reading Howard Pollard on timber by LT Lloyd
  • Towards some Definitions by J McLennan
  • Oiling Woodwinds by Tom Sparkes
  • Stradivarius escapes? Again by J McLennan
  • The Bate Collection–additions
  • Photographing Harpsichords in Museums by Carey Beebe
2 May 1986
  • The vexed question of Sales Tax on musical instruments
  • Progress report on the Electric Violin by David Lidgett
  • Calculation of fret positions for instruments in the Tempered Scale by Doug Eaton
  • Violin making—How it all began for me by Rex Thompson
  • Amber-Terpene Resin Violin Varnish by Rex Thompson
  • A “Last Resort” woodwind repair by Ian MacKenzie
  • You can’t do what you don’t know, if you keep doing what you do know by Vivien Mackie
3 September 1986
  • Comments on the Transients article submitted by LT Lloyd in Feb 86 Journal by Howard Pollard
  • Player Piano Functions for beginners by Allan Jones
  • Michelman violin varnish using modern dyes by Kevin Hocking
  • Woods used in making historic harpsichords by RK Lee
  • Differing views of music by Howard Pollard
  • What does it cost? by F O’Gallagher
  • String Calculations Part 1—Plain Strings by Frank O’Gallagher
4 December 1986
  • SF Sacconi—A short account of the life and times of this Maestro by Charles Beare
  • The Arching of the Violin by JE McLennan & J Pye
  • Violin Plate Arching by RT Brown
  • The Violin, a Work of Art! by JE McLennan
  • Restoration of Sunken Arches by JE McLennan
  • Australian Violin Making 1986—Crossroads by Graham Caldersmith

VI 1 March 1987
  • Bridge to Saddle Materials by R Connaughton
  • Plate Curvature by Jim Pye
  • What is Italian Tone? by Dr LT Lloyd
  • Pedal Clavichord—An 18th century design seems bestsolution! by Jack Peters
  • Some reflections on the use of Fry Varnish by David Lidgett
  • Comments on the “Crossroads” article by Graham Caldersmith by John Johnston
  • Furthercomments on the “Crossroads” article by Graham Caldersmith by Kitty Smith
  • Furthercommentson the “Crossroads” article by Graham Caldersmith by Rod Smith
  • Ideas from the workshop
    • Planing that rubbed joint by J McLennan
    • Notes on Moiré Patterns by J McLennan
    • Casein Glue by J McLennan
    • Slipping violin pegs by J McLennan
    • Jacaranda Wood for Lining Fiddles by LT Lloyd

2 June 1987
  • Research work in Museums by Ian Watchorn
  • Extracts from the 1983 Queensland Acoustics Workshop
    • Wood vibration and Varnish effects
    • Plate Tuning
  • General Constructional Features of the Viola da Gamba in France by Ian Watchorn
  • Acoustics Conference, Tiverton, Devon by J E McLennan
  • Extract from Churchill Report: Violin making 20th Century Perspectives by G Caldersmith, with ammendments by RF Smith
  • Italian Tone by John Godschall Johnson
  • Carrying Power by LT Lloyd
  • Wood for linings by D Lidgett
  • Ideas from the workshop
    • Cleaning Violins by J McLennan
    • A further note on Moiré Patterns by J McLennan
    • More on Casein Glue by J McLennan

VII 1 March 1988
  • “Closing Gaps” and the Structural Role of a Harpsichord Soundboard by Lutz Bungart
  • More Museum Madness… by Carey Beebe
  • Extracts from 1983 Queensland Acoustics Workshop:
    • Introduction
    • Quality Rating of Stringed Instruments
    • Physical Measurement of Stringed Instruments
  • Why are old violins superior? by Graham Caldersmith
  • Stradivarius Exhibited—a report on the 250th celebrations of the death of Stradavarius in Cremona by Simon Brown
2 October 1988
  • Can Sound Quality be Measured? by Howard Pollard
  • Simple Heat Treatment of Steel by Alex Macphee
  • Two Evenings with Richard Bell—A surface coatings expert’s attempts to formulate a varnish using modern materials by Alex Macphee
  • On Varnish by Dr L Lloyd
  • Notes on Organ Building Past and Present by Keith Brown
  • Exhibitions in General by Ken Tyrrell
  • Electronic Violin—an update by David Lidgett
  • Workshop Ideas
    • The Jeweller’s Bench: a possible source of ideas
    • The Piercing Saw: a versatile precision tool
    • Mounting machines on concrete slabs
    • Sheet Aluminum Patterns

3 December 1988
  • The Properties of Wood and Musical Instruments by Ken Bamber
  • Acoustic properties of timber by JI Dunlop
  • Do Tap Tones make sense ? by LT Lloyd
  • Workshop Ideas
    • The next but final word on casein by J McLennan

VIII 1 March 1989
  • Editorial Comments on The Construction of a Violin using Composite Materials
  • Some applications of modern technology to Musical Instrument Making by Simon Marty
  • A spreadsheet for String calculations by Gillian Alcock & Terry McGee
  • WA Goldfields timbers for Flutes by Prof F Skowroneck
  • Boehm’s Thumbrest by Jill Curnow
  • Comment on Goldfields Craftwood by Ian Kealley
2 August 1989
  • Some aspects of the Dynamic Performance of King William Pine by CG Foster
  • Free and Fixed Plate Relations by DA Lidgett
  • Propolis Varnish for Harpsichords by Robert Huestis
  • Ivory by Keith Brown
  • General Observation on Acoustics by Hamilton Caswell [from The Tiverton Conference May 1987]
  • Comment
    • Tap Tones by DA Lidgett
    • Carrying power by JE McLennan

IX 1 March 1990
  • Acoustic in Australia by Nancy S Grant
  • The Principles, Problems and Philosophical Dilemma of copying Historical Models by Rowan Armour-Brown
  • Historical Workshop Techniques by Andrew Dipper
  • An evaluation of the Lucchi Elasticity Tester by JE McLennan
2 November 1990
  • Profile
    • Ian Clarke, Violin Maker interviewed by David Wadham
  • Some Violin Restoration Techniques by John Dilworth
  • Improving Instrument Sounds by using computer Spectrum Analysis by Eric Adam
  • The Stradivarius Quintet of the Spanish Royal Court by Karel Moens, translated by Johannes W Wessels
  • Future Development of AAMIM: Professionalism and a case for Accreditation by JE McLennan
  • Book review
    • “The making of String Musical Instruments” by George Buchanan reviewed by JE McLennan
  • Workshop
    • Cleaning the Inside of a Violin by John Wessels
    • Glue and Surface Primer by Lode Bauwens, translated by Johannes W Wessels
    • A useful small ‘Peg’ clamp by John Godschall Johnson

X 1 March 1991
  • Result of Questionaire to Members of AAMIM December 1990
  • John Amadio’s Flutes by Ray Holliday
2 September 1991
  • John Godschall Johnson—award of Order of Australia Medal by Ken Tyrrell
  • Doug Mitchell by Doug Foster
  • A Clamp for Preforming Purfling ‘C’ Bouts by Rex P Thompson
  • Vale Charile Saunders by Ray Holliday
  • Violin Plate Arching by Richard T Brown
  • Clarinet Players: To avoid damage to clarinets during assembly and dismantling

XI 1 March 1992
  • Obituary—Harry Hutchings by RA Holliday
  • Book reviews
    • “The physics of musical instruments” by Neville H Fletcher & Thomas D Rossing reviewed by Howard Pollard
    • “Making Early Stringed Instruments” by Ronald Zachary Taylor
  • People & Places
    • Simon O’Dwyer—Irish Horn Player by RA Holliday
  • Technical
    • Differentially Tempered Scraper Blades by Robin Connaughton
  • A method for constructing Wooden Thumb planes by Luis F Fernandez
  • Flutemaking in Germany by Andrew Berrington
  • Bits & Pieces
    • Non-fogging goggles by Ray Holliday
    • Encaustic Painting by Michael Stain

2 June 1992
  • People & Places
    • Ken Tyrrell—Harpsichord Maker
  • Book reviews
    • “Lutherie Tools—Making Hand and Power Tools for Stringed Instrument Making” edited by Tim Olsen & Cyndy Burton reviewed by Lawrence Smith
    • “A Handbook of historical stringing practice for keyboard instruments 1671–1856”compiled edited and published by Malcolm Rose & David Law reviewed by Carey Beebe
    • “Making Early Stringed Instruments” by Ronald Zachary Taylor
  • Technical
    • Ancient stringed instruments with Ki prefix names by Patricia Rovik
    • Purfling from 0.6mmVeneer by Jack Spira
  • Preventing Overuse Injuries in Oboists by Ruth Blatt
  • Why is it so by Eugene Phillips
  • Make your own glues by John Godschall Johnson
    • Isinglass glue
    • Animal glue
    • Casein glue

3 November 1992
  • Legal Obligations of Musical Instrument Makers—The Magoo Syndrome
  • People & Places
    • Honoring Herbie Marks—maker of Australia’s first kinnors by Patricia W Rovik
  • The Italian Luthiers Association Violin and Bow Repairs Price List by Simon Morris Brown
  • Oboe Reed Making Method as used by Ruth Blatt compiled by Eric Adam
  • Bits & Pieces
    • Uses for Spray Pack Adhesives by Maurice Briggs
    • Bridge fitting by Vacuum by Douglas F Foster
    • A new Glue by Frank O’Gallagher

4 December 1992
  • Sponsors to ‘invest’ in aging talent by Ava Hubble [from Sydney Monring Herald]
  • The Enchanted Wood by John McNally
  • Violin Tap Testing—I do it this way by John Wessels
  • Editor’s note on Tap Testing by Rex Thompson
  • Repair Corner
    • Touching up damaged areas of Spirit Varnish by Johannes Wessels
  • Bits & Pieces
    • Violin Neck Trouble by Johannes Wessels

XII 1 March 1993
  • People & Places
    • How I came to make my first Harpsichord by Ken Tyrrell
  • Townsville Cathedral Organ—some notes on my experiences in its renovation by Keith Brown
  • Red Cedar for Violins by WJ Farrell
  • Digitising—Sampling and Musical Instrument Testing by Lawrence Smith
  • For Ancient Greek Music Instruments a New Life by Patricia W Rovik
  • An Elephant in the Backyard by Ian Mackenzie
  • Native Timbers for Musical Instruments by David Burrows
2 June 1993
  • Book review
    • “Old Tools—Identification Guide” by Ken Arnold
  • The Violin, some principal features by JE McLennan
  • For me, ‘tap tone testing’ looked like a non-starter by Chris Twidle
  • Materials & methods"
    • Cera Colla by JE McLennan
  • A Holiday Guitar Making Course
  • A review of the Vermont Instrument Workshop by Jim Gorman
  • Bits & Pieces
    • Recycled Glue Pot by Lawrence Smith
    • More on Antique Player Pianos by Keith Brown

3 October 1993
  • Competitions by JE McLennan
  • Australian Customs Tax on Imported Timber by Ken Tyrrell
  • People & Places
    • UWS Nepean names its first Professor of Music
  • The Charter of Cremona 1987—Introduction by Simon Brown
  • Bits & Pieces
    • Old Machines recycled as Tools by Charles Moller
    • More recycling by Taffy Evans

4 December 1993
  • People & Places
    • New Zealand Working with Wood EXPO—Trials and Tribulations of a First Time Exhibitor by Graeme Thatcher
  • Materials & methods
    • Ozone and Violin Making by Simon Brown
    • Source of New Timber by Maurice Briggs
  • Reeds Australia by Eric Adam
  • A UK Timber Supply
  • Bits & Pieces
    • A Simple Tension Tester by Maurice Briggs

XIII 1 March 1994
  • People & Places
    • Cedric George Welstead— Luthier 1913–1992 by Garry Welstead
    • Warrick Tyrrell—Trombone Virtuoso by Ken Tyrrell
  • The use of Native Australian Timbers in Harps, Harpsichords and Pipe Organs Part 1—The Historical Aspects by Hugh Jones
  • Making Lute Moulds by Stephen Barber [Reprinted from “The Lute” 1982]
  • Book reviews
    • “The Ultimate Guitar Book” by Tony Bacon reviewed by Lawrence Smith
    • “Ruckers – a Harpsichord and Virginal Building Tradition” by Grant O’Brien reviewed by Ken Tyrrell

2 June 1994
  • The Powerhouse Museum Music Collection by Belinda Nemec
  • Amplification of Concertinas by Christiaan Dolislager
  • The use of Native Australian Timbers in Harps, Harpsichords and Pipe Organs Part 2—Why use Australian Timbers by Hugh Jones
  • Accordion and Concertina Tuning/Repairs by Christiaan Dolislager
  • The Huon Folk Festival Instrument Maker’s Exhibition by John Akerman
  • The Leprechaun Violin by Johannes Wessels
  • Calculating Fret Spacings using a Fret Factor by Lawrence Smith
  • Book reviews
    • “Steel Pan Tuning – A Handbook for Steel Pan Making and Tuning” by Ulf Kronman reviewed by Charles Moller
    • “Mandolins of the 18th Century” by Stephen Morey reviewed by Maurice Briggs
  • Lutherie among the Eucalypts—a brief review by Rod Day

3 September 1994
  • A Tasmanian Violin Maker’s Experience with Local Timbers by John Akerman
  • Grading of membership in AAMIM by Ray Holliday
  • My first Renaissance Viol—A Learning Experience by Phillip Davies
  • The Extinction of The Brazilwood Tree? by Horst John
  • Handy Hints Corner for Guitar Makers
    • Clamping fretboards to Guitars by Jack Spira
  • The Mpingo Tree—Tanzania. What is its fate? by Editor
  • Internal Repairs on Violins with the aid of a simple device and the use of a magnet by Johannes Wessels
  • Violin Making Competition by John McLennan
  • A Method for drilling the Shaft Hole for a Hurdy Gurdy by Charles Moller
  • The Tosca Alemba—Ringing the Changes by Moya Henderson & Neville Fletcher
  • Book reviews
    • “The Amateur Wind Instrument Maker” by Trevor Robinson reviewed by Christiaan Dolislager
    • “The Hurdy Gurdy—Adjustment and Maintenance” by Philippe Destrem and Volker Heidemann reviewed by Charles Moller

4 December 1994
  • Matching the Principal Body Resonance of a Viola to a Lower Helmholtz Air Frequency by Adding Mass to the Fingerboard by David Lidgett
  • An Outline of a Production Method for Routing Key Slots for a Hurdy Gurdy by Charles Moller
  • New Instruments by AAMIM Members: Viola by Raymond Howes
  • Musical Instrument Making in Canada as compared with Australia [Reprinted from “OPUS—The Making of Musical Instruments in Canada” by Carmelle Begin]
  • Wolf in the Box by John Wessels
  • Tools to Fret Over by Lawrence Smith
  • Highlights from The Powerhouse Museum—Upright Piano by Hugo Wertheim by Belinda Nemec
  • Make your own hinges! by John Wessels

XIV 1 March 1995
  • Ray Holliday—Life Member AAMIM by Ross Whatson
  • Highlights from The Powerhouse Museum—Some Early Australian Bagpipes by Belinda Nemec
  • Violin Restoration by John Wessels
  • Polish Union of Artist Violin Makers
  • My own Sanding Thicknesser!!! by Philip Davies
  • How I Selected Maple Trees for My Violin Making by Chris Twidle
  • Hurdy Gurdy Bearings by Charles Moller
2 June 1995
  • My Interest in Steel Pans by Charles Moller
  • Horst John in The International Bow and Wood Supply Business by Dr Gunther Joppig [from “Das Musikinstrument” Spe 1993]
  • Caring for Musical Instruments by Bronwen Griffin
3 September 1995
  • Workshop Hints
    • Rust Removal by Earle Bartlett
  • Health Problems in Wood Processing by Keith R Bottle [from “Wood in Australia—types, properties and uses”]
  • The Junkshop Violin by John Wessels
  • Mandolin Building Class by Maurice Briggs
  • Repair Corner
    • On Violin Bows by John Wessels
  • Shigemitsu Sugiyama Luthier—Brazil by Gabriel Ochoteco
  • A Supporting Stand for Varnishing a Cello by John Godschall Johnson
  • Book review
    • “Acoustics of Wood” by Voichita Bucur

4 December 1995
  • I think I’ll build a Vihuela by Doug Foster
  • Only a Real Organ Has Pipes by Wolf Kreowski
  • Padded Cases for Musical Instruments by Dale Jacobsen
  • Montagnana’s Sleeping Beauty in 1995 by Ross Whatson
  • Book review
    • “Useful measurements for Violin Makers—A reference for shop use” by Henry A Strobel reviewed by Ross Whatson

XV 1 March 1996
  • Highlights of the Powerhouse Museum: The English Guitar by Michael Lea
  • The Catgut Acoustical Society Inc by JE McLennan
  • The Violins of Mirecourt by Lawrence Paton [from Reader’s Digest Dec 1995]
  • Craftsmanship in Chester by Ken Tyrrell
2 June 1996
  • Viols by Jaye and Norman by Patrice Connelly
  • On glueing Dorrigo Blackwood by Raymond Howes
  • Some violin response curves and what does the Soundpost do by JE McLennan
  • Legal Obligations of Musical Instrument Makers and the ‘Magoo’ Syndrome by Pat Sephton
  • Workshop Hint
    • Screw Grab by Christiaan Dolislager

3 September 1996
  • Pack and Send your Musical Instruments by Ross Whatson
  • About Craftsman Certification by David Brownell
  • Geoffrey Wills, Queensland Branch—elevated to Honorary Life Member
  • Tasmanian Timbers in Stringed Instrument Making—An unscientific record of my experiences by John Akerman
  • Further comments on Bow repair by David Brownell
  • The Right Hank by Trevor Liversidge
  • A Guitar Construction course in Canada by Glenn Wilson
4 December 1996
  • Use of Australian Native Timbers in Mandolins by Peter Coombe
  • Case History: Anatomy of a Hungarian Hurdy Gurdy by Russell D Johnsen
  • Some comments on John McLennan’s article on Soundposts by David Brownell
  • …and in response to David Brownell’s comments by JE McLennan
  • Tool Steel—the modern dilemma for Violin Makers by Ray Doerr with addendum by David Brownell
  • About USA Violin Making Organisations by David Brownell
  • Touch Up Tip! by Jack Spira

XVI 1 March 1997
  • Magazine review
    • “EMI—Experimental Musical Instruments” AUS Publication reviewed by James Cor
  • Heat Treatment of Tool Steel for Instrument Makers by JE McLennan
  • Early Mandolin Research by Maurice Briggs
  • A Few Woody Questions by Jack Spira
  • A Tap Toning and Harmonizing Experiment by Johannes Wessels
2 June 1997
  • Air and Body Modes in the Violin by JE McLennan
  • The Harlequin Violin by John Wessels
  • Bargain Basement Circle Cutter by John Davis
  • Repairing a treasure by John Akerman
  • Some Banjo History by Maurice Briggs
  • The differences in construction of Baroque and Modern Violins and Bows by John Godschall Johnson
3 September 1997
  • John Godschall Johnson, NSW Branch—Elevated to Honorary Life Member
  • Clearly on a Grand Scale [extract from The Sunday Examiner 26 Jul 1997]
  • Picture Gallery by Ken Tyrrell
    • Ron Best
    • Stan Madden
    • Pat Sephton
    • Johannes (John) Wessels
    • Philip Davies
    • Terry Hennessy
  • Repair Corner by Johannes Wessels
4 December 1997
  • John McLennan, Violin Maker & Theoretician by Ken Tyrrell
  • The Violin Octet—The Catgut Acoustical Society
  • The Wolf Note by Hans Alexander
  • Determination of “Brinell” Hardness of Tonewood by JE McLennan
  • An Interesting Intermission—Repairs to a Vina by Johannes Wessels

XVII 1 March 1998
  • Comments on the Violin Octet from Norman Miller, John Wessels, John McLennan & Trevor Livesidge
  • Of Stringed Instruments, and in particular the Violin [from “A Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing” by Leopold Mozart, 1756]
  • A Utility Cello Repair by John Akerman
  • A Chin Rest Problem by John Akerman
  • Scraper Blades from a Brush Cutter by John Davis
  • Workshop corner
    • How did you get that silky finish on your fingerboard? by Johannes Wessels
    • A tip for cleaning brushes by Johannes Wessels
  • Electronic Double Bass by Maurice Briggs
2 June 1998
  • Violin Bending Iron, Using Household Iron by John Davis
  • Removing a Mould Section from a Finished Rib Assembly by John Akerman
  • Fret Levelling on the Cheap by John Davis
  • The Inside Story of Gut Strings by Daniel Larson [from British Violin Making Association]
  • Book review
    • “Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale” by William A Sethares reviewed by Neville Fletcher [from Acoustics Australia]
  • Workshop hint
    • Worn band saw base slot by John Akerman

3 September 1998
  • Index to JAAMIM volumes I to XVI—Part 1 by Contents
  • Index to JAAMIM volumes I to XVI—Part 2 by Author

4 December 1998
  • Index to JAAMIM volumes I to XVI—Part 3 by Subject

XVIII 1 March 1999
  • Use of Native and Imported Timbers in Mandolins II by Peter Coombe
  • Simple Notes:Some Acoustic Information by Pat Sephton
  • A Method for Dyeing Purfling by Guy Harrison
  • Instrument Makers Clamp by Fred Kingshott
  • A Jig for Fitting a Violin Bass Bar by Rex Thompson
  • Electric Pickups, Their Types and Installation by Maurice Briggs
  • From an address to a Qld Branch Meeting by Gary Albrecht
  • The Vertical Viola by Johannes Wessels
  • It works for me
    • Violin Neck and Scroll—Dealing with the Odd-shaped Neck-block; Sequence of operations by Doug R Eaton

2 June 1999
  • The Aeolian Harp by Robert James
  • An Unexpected Visitor by Johannes Wessels
  • Make your own Thickness Calliper by John Davis
  • Simple Notes: Books & Articles by Pat Sephton
  • Fitting the Violin Fingerboard by David Brownell
3 September 1999
  • Simple Notes: Strings by Pat Sephton
  • Birth and Delivery of an Exhibition (or one way to keep an Association alive) by Douglas Foster
  • Barrel Sander by Fred Kingshott
  • It Works for Me
    • Violin Moulds, Inside or Outside by Douglas R Eaton
  • Outback Timbers by Douglas N Eaton [information provided by the Department of Primary Industries, QLD]
  • My “Apprenticeship” with Beales by Ken Tyrrell
  • The Box Fiddle by Maurice Briggs
4 December 1999
  • Simple Notes: Terminology by Pat Sephton
  • Tuning and Making Steel Pans—some Email correspondence from Alan Coyle by Charles Moller
  • Stuart & Sons Piano—addition to the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney by Ken Tyrrell
  • Custom Violin Peg Replacement by David Brownell

XIX 1 March 2000
  • Simple Notes: Historical Perspective by Pat Sephton
  • Closing the Crack: Bringing edges into alignment by David Brownell
  • In Praise of the Home Grown by Ken Tyrrell
  • On Varnish by John McLennan
2 June 2000
  • Simple Notes: East Gippsland by Pat Sephton
  • If you must bleach: What to do if the de-ionized water did not lift the stain by David Brownell
  • Simon Tedeschi and the Powerhouse Stuart by Ken Tyrrell
  • A Tie Block with a Difference by Doug Foster
  • A Start to Lutherie [Making a Lute] by James North [from Michigan Violin Association Jul 1999]
3 September 2000
  • Australian Viola da Gamba Society Inc. by Patrice Connelly
  • More on the Barrel Sander by Fred Kingshott
  • It Works for Me
    • An outside aluminium mould for violin making by Rex Thompson
  • The Dulcimer and Me by Terry Hennessy
  • Workshop hint
    • Temporary cover plate for a worn bandsaw base by John Akerman
  • A Nasty One made Nice again by Maurice Briggs
  • A Purfling Tool Holder by Fred Kingshott
  • The Soundpost in the Violin by JE McLennan
  • Scrapers by John Akerman

4 December 2000
  • Simple Notes by Pat Sephton
  • Workshop hint
    • A Magnetic Fence by John Akerman
  • The Theory of Vibrating Strings by Robert James [precis of an article in The Dulcimer Players News by Sam Rizetta]
  • A Tale of Two Organs by Ken Tyrrell
  • Removing Stains in Instrument Wood—Modern Non-destructive Methods of Conservation by David Brownell

XX 1 March 2001
  • Simple notes: Acoustics by Pat Sephton
  • A Thought—then Reality! by John Wessels
  • A Rough Guide to Music Museums on the World Wide Web by Michael Lea
  • The making of High Speed Steel Blades by John Davis
  • My “New” Squeezeboxes by Doug Foster
  • The Soundpost in the Violin—Part 1 The effect of soundpost stiffness on peak resonance and sound output by JE McLennan
2 June 2001
  • Take a Tube by John Akerman
  • A Side Bender with a Difference by Mal Ohlsen
  • Maintaining your Guitar Collection by Ian Nash
  • The Soundpost in the Violin—Part 2 The effect of soundpost stiffness on peak resonance and sound output by JE McLennan
3 September 2001
  • It still works for me
    • A Purfling tool using a Dremel and an old sewing machine by Rex P Thompson
  • Honing chisels and blades by Maurice Briggs
  • Workshop hints
    • My favourite, most indispensable tools by Robert James
    • A Nut Slotting File Substitute by John Davis
  • A portable Spray Booth by Lawrence Smith
  • S.S or S. by Maurice Briggs
  • Making an Irish Low Headed Harp by Peter Kilroy
4 December 2001
  • A Workshop Problem: Routing for purfling on a Hurdy Gurdy by Fred Kingshott
  • The Music Market in China
  • What is Italian Tone? by LT Lloyd [reprinted from JAAMIM volVI no1]
  • Italian Tone by John Godschall Johnson [reprinted from JAAMIM volVI no2]

XXI 1 March 2002
  • Myrtle—a useful Tonewood by Peter Coombe
  • What price a violin by John Akerman
  • The Bridge by Maurice Briggs
  • That really special piece of wood by Rex Thompson
  • Workshop hint
    • Bench hook by John Akerman
  • Repair corner
    • Violin repair by Johannes Wessels

2 June 2002
  • Repairing a Llanos Harp (Arpa Llaniera) by Robert Hart
  • Bill Bright Harpsichord—Addition to the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney by Ken Tyrrell
  • Book review
    • “Violin-making, A Practical Guide” by Juliet Barker reviewed by David Brownell
  • A ‘First’ Neapolitan Mandolin by Kevin Hocking
  • Tuning Planes for the Violin Workbench by David Brownell [from Michigan Violin Association]
3 September 2002
  • Stains and Varnish by John Akerman
  • Ron and the ‘225’ by Ken Tyrrell
  • The Cricket Bat Harp by Andy Rigby
  • Zither making [from “ Violins and other stringed instruments, how to make them” 1906]
  • Book review
    • “The Guitar & Rock Equipment” by Nick Freeth

4 December 2002
  • Making my first Gamba by John Akerman
  • Faces at an Exhibition by Ken Tyrrell
  • Shenanigans with Fiddle Values by John Akerman
  • Edge bindings by Maurice Briggs
  • Repair corner
    • Violin repair by Johannes Wessels
  • Book review
    • “A History of the American Guitar [from 1833 to the present day]” by Tony Bacon

XXII 1 March 2003
  • Obituary—Doug Foster by Doug R Eaton
  • So you want to build a guitar by Doug Foster
  • Banjo making [from “Violins and other Stringed Instruments, how to make them” 1906]
  • Book review
    • “Piano Roles, three hundred years with the piano” by James Parakilas and others
  • Workshop hints
    • How to stop pieces moving when clamping and gluing by Doug Foster
    • A simple steam generator—a safe way of producing steam by John Akerman
    • Malaysian Planes by John Davis
  • A possible Geometric model for a Hurdy Gurdy by Varquain (1761) by Charles Moller
2 June 2003
  • Passing of John Godschall Johnson
  • Optical Resolution of the Geometry of the Lute in Holbein’s 1533 painting “The Ambassadors” by Peter Rae
  • The Hollow Back Steel String Guitar by Reg Cooke
  • How I came to make my first (electric) violin by David Guscott
3 September 2003
  • The function of F-Holes in the Violin by JE McLennan
  • New Acquistions at the Powerhouse Museum by Michael Lea
  • Woodn’t It by Robert James
  • Making a Medieval Fiddle by Kevin Hocking
  • An enigmatic mystery by Ken Tyrrell
  • Making your own harp at my workshop by Geoff Welham
  • Cross Brace Radius Gauge by Maurice Briggs
  • Youth in the Sunshine State by Maurice Briggs
  • Another Expedient Cello Repair by John Akerman
  • Book reviews
    • “Orchestral and Keyboard Instruments” by Howard Pollard
    • “Musical Instrument Design” by Bart Hopkin

4 December 2003
  • Experiences with Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) by Peter Coombe
  • A New Mandolin Bridge by Peter Coombe
  • A Message to the Newcomers by Pat Lowe
  • Sound Post Woes by John Akerman
  • Book review
    • “The Mandolin Manual—The Art, Craft and Science of the Mandolin and Mandola” by John Troughton

XXIII 1 April 2004
  • A Thickness Gauge for Backs and Bellies by Chris Twidle
  • My Blonde Violin (or an Experiment with Silver Ash) by Reg Cooke
  • The Evan Williams Collection of Timbers by Ken Tyrrell
  • More on Soundposts by Reg Cooke
  • Love my Dentist by Reg Cooke
  • A Question without Notice by Reg Cooke
  • Testing the Bass Bar by Elon S Howe [from Michigan Violin Association]
  • Book review
    • “The Complete Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments—A Comprehensive Guide to Musical Instruments From Around the World” by Bert Oling and Heinz Wallisch

2 June 2004
  • The Australian Association of Musical Instruments Makers Inc.—A General History by Ken Tyrrell
  • Fitting the Bass Bar by Gary DiCarlo [from Michigan Violin Association]
  • An African Sansa by Reg Cooke
  • Book review
    • “Red Gold—The Tree that Built a Nation” by John Vader reviewed by Ken Tyrrell

3 October 2004
  • Douglas Raymond Eaton—Harp Maker by Robert James
  • Mandolin Bridge Research by Maurice Briggs
  • Anne Logan—Instrument Repairer by Robert James
  • Member Profiles in the Headlines
  • Bending Timber by Terry Hennessey
4 December 2004
  • A Look at some methods of “Compensation” for Fretted Instruments by Kevin Hocking
  • A day in the country by John Akerman
  • Music Instrument Cases: How much protection do they really give by Peter Coombe
  • The Bells of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney
  • Workshop Hint
    • Bridge Cutting by John Akerman

XXIV 1 March 2005
  • Free Plate tuning of Mandolins by Peter Coombe
  • Norman Miller—Violin Maker by Ken Tyrrell
  • Preamble to Making my First Guitar by Ken Hall
  • Moisture Breathing Properties of Wood: Let’s Get it Right by Rex Thompson
  • Guitar bridge remodelling by Reg Cooke
  • Workshop hints
    • Rapid Soundpost Production by John Akerman
    • Dealing with a Distorted Fingerboard by John Akerman
    • Innovation is the Way to Go by John Akerman
  • Book review
    • “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music” edited by Paul Du Nover reviewed by Ken Tyrrell

2 June 2005
  • Bunya Pine as Soundwood by Reg Cooke
  • Doug N Eaton by Dale Lorna Jacobsen
  • Recorder making by David Tredenick [Part 1]
  • A simple double bass clamp by John Akerman
  • Book review
    • “The Encyclopedia of Wood—A tree by tree guide to the world’s most versatile resource” reviewed by Ken Tyrrell

3 September 2005
  • Recorder Making by David Tredenick [Part 2]
  • Brushes and stuff—a short account of some of the coating gear on my shelves and how it is used by John Akerman
  • Violin fingerboard problems by Reg Cooke
  • A dust free drying cabinet by Mal Ohlsen
4 December 2005
  • Public & Products Liability Insurance & Voluntary Workers Insurance
  • New Adventures—Xylophone by Ross Marsh
  • On Interpretation by Ken Tyrrell
  • Making my first guitar by Ken Hall
  • Book launch
    • “Violin Making in Scotland 1750—1950” by David Rattray
  • Book reviews
    • “Totally Guitar—The Definitive Guide” by Tony Bacon and Dave Hunter reviewed by Ken Tyrrell
    • “Martin Guitar Masterpiecesby Dick Boak reviewed by Ken Tyrrell

XXV 1 March 2006
  • Book review
    • “The Wood Handbook—an Illustrated Guide to 100 Decorative Woods and their Uses” by Nick Gibbs reviewed by Ken Tyrrell
  • A Violin Peg Hole Reamer by Reg Cooke
  • A Purfling Cutter for my First Violin by Mal Ohlsen
  • Recycled Guitar-Hurdy Gurdy by Graeme McCormack
  • Casting of Violin Parts Using Silicone Rubber by Alan Coggins
  • Do What You Can by John Akerman
2 July 2006
  • Setting up new instruments by John Akerman
  • Ten Years of Harps by Geoff Welham
  • A Day with the Local Woodcrafters by Reg Cooke
  • Apprenticeship in Classical Cremona by David Ross McNair [from Michigan Violin Association]
  • Regarding Exhibitions by Maurice Briggs
  • Take Great Care with my Indian’s Head by Geoff Welham
  • Workshop hint
    • Removing a spike from within a small cello by John Akerman

3 October 2006
  • Book review
    • “The making of a Grand Piano” by James Barron reviewed by Ken Tyrrell
  • Ankh: The Art of Sound in Ancient Egypt by Michael Atherton
  • Restoration of a violin Part 1: The Prelude by Ilia Grawert
  • Australian Luthiers: Tradition in Transition by Michael Atherton, Kirsty Beilharz and Raymond Holliday
4 December 2006
  • Another School Cello Repair by John Akerman
  • An Interesting Diversion by Reg Cooke
  • The Box Fiddle or Violin by Maurice Briggs
  • Restoring a Violin by Ilja Grawert [Part 2]

XXVI 1 March 2007
  • Wizards of Oz by Alan Coggins
  • Violin Tone and the Audience by Kevin Hocking
  • Typical Mandolin Repair by Maurice Briggs
  • Did Originality Die with Amati and Stradivari?—A New Approach to Violin Making by Barry Guest
  • Reconciling Structural and Acoustic Design in Violin Making by Graham Caldersmith
2 July 2007
  • A Little Mandolin History by Maurice Briggs
  • Arching and Voicing in Violin Plates by Graham Caldersmith
  • Researching Australian Violin and Bow Makers by Alan Coggins
  • AAMIM at the Wood Show Brisbane by Reg Cooke
  • More About Fiddle Hype by John Akerman
  • A Violin Repair by Reg Cooke
  • A new Workshop by Maurice Briggs

3 September 2007
  • Bli Bli Medieval Fair by Maurice Briggs
  • Ockham’s Razor – the sound of a $10,000,000 violin
  • Picture Gallery
  • Please be careful where you put it by Maurice Briggs
  • Gluing Two piece Tops and Backs by Maurice Briggs
  • Ramblings by Ken Tyrrell
  • Book reviews
    • “The Harpsichord and Clavichord: An encyclopedia” reviewed by Carey Beebe
    • “The Violin: Its History and Making” reviewed by David Brownell

XXVII 1 January 2008
  • The Cygnet Folk Festival, January 2008 by John Akerman
  • Ipswich Activity Group by Reg Cooke
  • Spoon Plane by Maurice Briggs
  • The “Right” Wood by Reg Cooke
  • Innovation by John Akerman
  • An Australian Soundboard by Carey Beebe
  • Tips on Using a Warner Safety Planer by Maurice Briggs
  2 June 2008
  • First Steps in Bow Making by Chris Twidle
  • DIY Glue Clamps by Reg Cooke
  • Another Pragmatic Repair by John Akerman
  • Mihn Tam Nguyen and the Dan Tre by Pat Sephton
  • Individuality Violin by Reg Cooke

  3 November 2008
  • Internet Resources for Instrument Makers by Peter Cooke
  • A Nasty One Made Nice Again by Maurice Briggs
  • It Works for Me by Douglas R Eaton
  • Tasmanian Timbers in Stringed Instrument Building by John Akerman
  • On Glueing Dorrigo Blackwood by Raymond Howes
  • Caring for Musical Instruments by Bronwen Griffen
  • An Outline of a Production Method for Routing Key Slots for a Hurdy Gurdy by Charles Moller
  • Calculating Fret Spacings Using a Fret Factor by Lawrence Smith

  4 December 2008
  • Building a House Organ by Revd Dr John de Luca
  • To Build a Nyckelharpa by Lennart Lovdin
  • The Aussie Bow by Chris Twidle

XXVIII 1 March 2009
  • Use of Australian Native and Imported Timbers in Mandolins by Peter Coombe
  • The joy of hearing the very first note by Dr Colin Hadfield
  • Vale Pat Sephton
  • Fiddle fact by John Akerman
  • ‘String State’ by John Akerman
  • Ever Had To by John Slight
  • A Few Ideas by Maurice Briggs
  • Another Pragmatic Repair by John Akerman
  • More on Minh Nguyen and the Dan Tre

  2 July 2009
  • Steel String Acoustic Guitar by Richard Scriven
  • Mandola by Doug Eaton
  • Timber and Working With Wood Show
  • Kantele by Bill Lakin
  • Electric Cello by Mike Tracy
  • Mini Drum Sander
  • Brain Strain
  • Fiddle Fretter by Bill Hook
  • Show and Tell night with Mal Ohlsen
  • Stress Relief
  • Maleny Wood Expo
  • Q & A

  3 September 2009
  • Native American Flute by Tony Richards
  • Mandolin Comparisons by Peter Coombe
  • Hands-On Expo
  • Bamboo Bows by John Akerman
  • Brain Strain
  • Timber & Working With Wood Show
  • Double Neck Lap Steel by Barry Campbell
  • A Very Special Request by Maurice Briggs
  • Glue Remover by John Slight
  • It Happens by Reg Cooke
  • Book review
    • “Australian Made… Australian Played… — Handcrafted musical instruments from didjeridu to synthesiser” by Michael Atheron reviewed by Bill Hook
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A

  4 December 2009
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • President’s Report by Maurice Briggs
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Mandolin Comparisons Pt 2 by Peter Coombe
  • Repairing Damages by Robert Lowes
  • Workshop Tips by Doug Eaton
  • My Workshop by Ken Hall
  • Archtop Guitar by Reg Cooke
  • Brain Strain
  • Hands On Expo
  • Handy Tip
  • Stress Relief
  • Replacing Frets by John Slight
  • Show and Tell Night by Richard Scriven
  • Workshop Hint by John Akerman
  • Q & A
  • Dates To Remember
  • Author’s List

XXIX 1 March 2010
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Classical Guitar by Luis Oliveira
  • Two Tricky Repairs by Bill Hook
  • Mandolin Comparisons by Peter Coombe
  • Harpsichord Guides by Peter Howorth
  • Dates to remember
  • Brain Strain
  • PhD Honour—John McLennan
  • Book reviews
    • “Violin and Bow Making in Australia” by Alan Coggins reviewed by Ken Tyrrell
    • “CODA to the Setup and Repair of the Double Bass” by Chuck Traeger reviewed by David Brownell
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

  2 June 2010
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Treasurer’s report by Richard Scriven
  • Viola da Gamba by Chris Twidle
  • A Charitable Cause by Robert Lowes
  • Workshop Hint by John Akerman
  • Re-Modelling a Bow by Maurice Briggs
  • Maleny Wood Show by Bill Hook
  • Brain Strain
  • Tasmanian Blackwood by Gordon Bradbury
  • Timber and Working With Wood Show
  • Stress Relief
  • DIY Woodworking Show Tasmania
  • Q & A
  • Dates to remember
  • Author’s List

  3 September 2010
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From The Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Bob Walker Tribute
  • Wooden Saxophones by Tony Evans
  • Acoustic Bass Guitar by Doug Eaton
  • Workshop Hint by John Akerman
  • Mandola by Richard Scriven
  • Brain Strain
  • Dates to remember
  • Lyre Harps by Barry Campbell
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s Litt

  4 December 2010
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From The Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • AAMIM Ipswich group
    • Reg Cooke
    • Barry Dobson
    • Ray Mole
    • Robert Brant
    • Robert Lowes
  • Brain Strain
  • Dates to remember
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

XXX 1 March 2011
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • AAMIM Ipswich group
    • Ray Mole
    • Boystown Presentation
    • Reg Cooke
    • Robert Lowes
  • Handy Hint
  • Brain Strain
  • Redcliffe Woodies
  • Stress Relief
  • Dates to remember
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

  2 June 2011
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • President’s Report by Doug Eaton
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Treasurer’s report by Richard Scriven
  • Before and After by Bill Hook
  • Violophone by Bill Hook 
  • Vale — Vince Bierman
  • Dates to remember
  • Tasmanian Oak in Mandolins by Peter Coombe
  • Brain Strain
  • Nyckelharpa by Lennart Lovdin
  • Archtop guitar by Trevor Rennie
  • Maleny Wood Show
  • Timber and Working with Wood Show
  • Stress Relief 
  • Q & A
  • Author’s list 

  3 September 2011
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From The Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • New Honorary Member
  • Para-Celtic Harps by Peter Schalcher
  • Polo Shirts
  • Dates to remember
  • Bass Ukulele by Jim Key
  • Brain Strain
  • A Tale of Two Trebles by Chris Twidle
  • Stress Relief
  • Redcliffe Show by Bill Hook
  • Q & A
  • Author’s list  

  4 December 2011
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Vale—Kevin Hocking & Trevor Martyn
  • Archtop Guitar by Mal Ohlsen
  • Dates to remember
  • Brain Strain
  • Tasmanian Oak in solid body guitars and basses by Dave Larkin
  • The First Decade of the Electric Bass (1951–61) by Dave Larkin
  • Senior’s Moments
  • AGM Details
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s list 

XXXI 1 March 2012
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • New Honorary Member, Doug Eaton
  • All Australian Viola by Reg Cooke
  • From the Workshop by Ray Mole
  • Response to e-mailing by Bill Hook
  • Dates to remember
  • Brain Strain
  • Rib Bending Gone Wrong by Mike Lee
  • Keys Galore by Lennart Lovdin
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List 

  2 June 2012
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • President’s report by Doug Eaton
  • Financial Report by Richard Scriven
  • Weissenborn Slide Guitar by Rob Lowes
  • From the Workshop by Doug Eaton
  • Brain Strain
  • Dates to remember
  • Prima Balalaika by Reg Cooke
  • Maleny Wood Expo
  • Redcliffe Show
  • Brookfield Show
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

XXXII 1 March 2013
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • 12 string Rickenbacher copy by Ray Mole
  • Dates to remember
  • Restoring a chord Zither by Doug Eaton
  • Lutherie in Afghanistan
  • From the Workshop by Bill Hook
  •  Brain Strain
  • Mandola by Sam Picciau    
  • “Shorty” Bass by Dave Larkin
  • “Top Step” Bass by Dave Larkin
  • My latest Violin by Barry Dobson
  • Ipswich Library Display by Reg Cooke
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

  2 June 2013
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • President/Secretary Combined Report
  • Maleny Wood Show
  • Banjolin by Maurice Briggs
  • Dates to Remember
  • Violin Reformed by Reg Cooke
  • One Man’s Band by Doug Eaton
  • Brain Strain
  • Fender Strat Copy by Peter Gavegan
  • From the Workshop by Mal Ohlsen
  • A Tale of Two Bridges by Bill Hook
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

  3 September 2013
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • From the Secretary by Chris Twidle
  • Gibson 335 Copy by Mike Lee
  • From the Workshop by Rob Lowes
  • Brain Strain
  • Dates to Remember
  • Çiftelia by Greg Antonieff
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

XXXIII 1 March 2014
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Chris Twidle
  • Vintage Mandolin by Peter Coombe
  • From the Workshop by Mal Ohlsen
  • Brain Strain
  • Archtop Guitar by Phil Gibson
  • AGM Results
  • Dates to Remember
  • Helpful Hint by Mal Ohlsen
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s Details

  2 June 2014
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • OZ Guitar by Ray Mole
  • Vale – Barry Sullivan
  • Hand made purfling by Reg Cooke
  • Mandolin Restoration by Doug Eaton
  • From the Workshop by John Slight
  • Brain Strain
  • For a Good Cause by Ray Mole
  • Dates to Remember
  • Mandolindola by Maurice Briggs
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s Details

  3 September 2014
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Tuscany Guitar Course by Richard Scriven
  • Dates to Remember
  • From the Workshop by John Slight
  • Vale — Mal Williscroft
  • So, what is it??? by Maurice Briggs
  • Brain Strain
  • Soul Guitar by Ross Wohling
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List
  4 December 2014
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Wandervogellaute by Robin Connaughton
  • Dates to Remember
  • From the Workshop by Maurice Briggs
  • Matt Edwards Guitar by Remi Garcia
  • Brain Strain
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List

XXXIV 1 March 2015
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Celtic Harp by Mal Ohlsen
  • Brisbane Baroque by Carey Beebe
  • Restoring the Wandervogellaute by Robin Connaughton
  • Dates to Remember
  • Brain Strain
  • From the Workshop by Mike Lee
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • AGM Results
  • Author’s List
  2 June 2015
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Outgoing Secretary’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Incoming Secretary’s Report by Dianna Benecke
  • President’s Report by Maurice Briggs
  • Dates to Remember
  • Fender Jaguar copy by Mike Lee
  • Violin f Hiles by Mike Lee
  • Brain Strain
  • From the Workshop by Mike Lee
  • Maleny Wood Show
  • Harlequin Guitar by Mal Ohlsen
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • Author’s List
  3 September 2015
  • Letter from the Editor by Remi Garcia
  • Letter from the Secretary by Remi Garcia
  • 2015 Native jumbo acoustic by Remi Garcia
  • Upcoming events: Queensland wood workers assembly by Remi Garcia
  • Announcement: Lyons Violin shop, Wellington New Zealand
  • Urban Lutherie in Australia by David Ireland
  • Brain Strain solution
  • Magda Community Artz by Marion Goward
  • From the Bench: Reg's Soprano Ukulele
  • Hind Sight by Remi Garcia
  • Dates to Remember
  • Q & A
  • Market Place
  • Author’s List
  4 December 2015
  • Letter from the Editor by Remi Garcia
  • Special focus: Andrew Armstrong School of Guitar making by Remi Garcia in collaboration with Andrew Armstrong
  • 150-year-old mandolin sings again by Dale Jacobsen
  • Moogerah Magic by Reg Cooke
  • International Union of Forest Research Organisations by Carol Neal
  • Journal Cover story by Remi Garcia
  • Q & A, Modal vibration by Remi Garcia
  • Dates to Remember
  • Author’s List

XXXV 1 March 2016
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Past President’s Report by Maurice Briggs
  • President’s Report by Mike Lee
  • Incoming Treasurer by Peter Gavegan
  • Dreadnought Cutaway by Peter Gavegan
  • Dates to Remember
  • From the Workshop by Reg Cooke
  • Cracked Tuners by Bill Hook
  • Stress Relief
  • Q & A
  • AGM Results
  • Author’s List
  2 June 2016
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mike Lee
  • Acoustic Guitar by Graham Long
  • External Thickness Gauge by Rob Connaughton
  • Thinking outside the box by Dr Colin Hadfield
  • Timber and Working with Wood Show
  • Dates to Remember
  • Stress Relief
  • Author’s List
  3 September 2016
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mike Lee
  • Moogerah Ukes 2016 by Reg Cooke
  • Parlour Guitar by Peter Gavegan
  • Seminar by Graham Caldersmith
  • Hussey’s Banjo by Dale Jacobson
  • Birth of an Archtop by Ray Mole
  • Q &A
  • Stress Relief
  • Author’s List
  4 December 2016
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mike Lee
  • President’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Moogerah Ukes 2016 by Reg Cooke
  • Strings and vibrations by Maurice Briggs
  • Neapolitan Mandolin by Maurice Briggs
  • Sentimental Repair by Mal Ohlsen
  • Vale—Dusty by Marion Goward
  • Trevor Gore Guitar Course by Mike Lee
  • Q &A
  • Stress Relief
  • Author’s List

XXXVI 1 March 2017
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mike Lee
  • President’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Dates to Remember
  • Wappengitarre by Mal Ohlsen
  • Workshop tip by Mal Ohlsen
  • Body touch-up by Bill Hook
  • Handy Tools by Bill Hook
  • Response to emailing
  • AGM Results
  • Guitar Pickups Introduction by Mike Lee
  • Q &A
  • Stress Relief
  • Author’s List
  2 June 2017
  • Editor’s Column by Bill Hook
  • Secretary’s Report by Mike Lee
  • President’s Report by Mal Ohlsen
  • Dates to Remember
  • Paris Musical Museum by Bob Lowes
  • Maleny Wood Show
  • Uketar by Reg Cooke
  • Q &A
  • Stress Relief
  • Author’s List

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