Index to our Book & Magazine Library & Online Videos

Our Guild has an extensive library of books, magazines and videos on every aspect of woodcrafting skills, including galleries of completed products, plans for a wide range of projects, ways and means etc.

Our librarian, Chris Barton, administers our collection in a purpose made area in the workshop lunchroom.


Online VideosHow to woodturn a sphereFrank Howarth
Woodturning an eyeFrank Howath
Turning a walnut bowl withe a diamond patternFrank Howath
Turning an 8 ball from a chunk of walnutFrank Howath
Bandsawing basic shapes for sculpture carvingIan Norbury
Carving an eyeIan Norbury
How to make a violinColin Allison
3D printing
5 axis router
Lasers for engraving
Liebher climbing excavator
Human pile driving in Thailand
BandsawingBandsaw Pattern BookMark & Gene Duginske
CarpentryCarpentry in New ZealandDepartment of Education
Carpentry for beginnersCharles H Hayward
New Zealand Home CarpentryN.Z. News papers
CarvingCarving Large BirdsBill Dehos & Patrick Spielman
Celtic Carved Love SpoonsSharon Littley& Clive Griffin
Creative CarvingDonna. Z. Meilach
Carving SpoonsShirley Adler
Classic Designs for WoodcarvingRihard Adam Dabroski
Design & Figure CarvingE.J.Tangerman
Letter Carving in WoodChris Pye
Maori CarvingW.J.Phillipps
The Art of Maori CarvingsSidney M Mead
The Book of WoodcarvingCharles Marshall Sayers
Treasury of Woodcarving DesignsAlan & Gill Bridgewater
Origins of Modern SculptureAlbert E.Elsen
The Technique of wood SculptureChain Gross
Woodcarving Designers Note BookJames E.Seitz
WoodcarvingAlan Durst
WoodcarvingPercy W. Blandford
Woodcarving for beginnersCharles Graveney
Wood Carving Concepts & ProjectsLen Gale
Woodcarvers Pattern & Design BookE.J.Tangerman
Woodcarving TechniquesSunset Books
NZ Native TimbersNew Zealand Timbers of New ZealandJ.T.Salmon
New Zealand TimbersN.C.Clifton
Tree People Forest Service MemoirsJ. Halkett, P. Berg, & B. Mackrell
Woodworking with New Zealand TimbersMike McDermott
Toys & ModellingBlizzard's Action ToysRichard Blizzard
Guide to Making Wooden Toys That MoveAlan & Gill Bridgewater
Making Heirloom ToysJim Makowicki
Making Marvelous Wood ToysTim & Tom Lynn
Making Wooden ToysRichard Blizzard
Making Model Horse Drawn VehiclesJohn Thompson
Making Geogian Doll’s HousesDerek Rowbottom
Making Period Doll’s House FurnitureDerek& Sheila Rowbottom
Make your Own Wooden ToysMarshall Cavendish
Make Your Own Wooden ToysJeff Burke,Fiona Neville,
More of Blizzards Wooden ToysRichard Blizzard
Simple ToysColin & Ann Carlson
Wildlife Toys in WoodLee Lindeman & Pat Harste
Wooden Toys That You Can MakeW.G.Alton
Wood on Wheels 1995Kevin Mc Guire
Woodworking Patterns1990
WoodturningArtistic WoodturningDale L Nish
A Beginners Guide to WoodturningSouth Auckland Woodturners
Beginner’s Guide to WoodturningGordon Stokes
Master WoodturnersDale L Nish
Masterful Woodturning ProjectsS Gary Roberts
Modern Wood TurningGordon Stokes
Multi-centre WoodturningRay Hopper
The Manual of WoodturningGordon Stokes
The Woodturners BibleGordon Stokes
Practical Designs for WoodturningRoland Seale
The Practical WoodturnerF. Pain
Spindle TurningGuild of Master Craftsmen
Small and Exciting Woodturning ProjectsJames A Jacobson
The Art of Turned BowlsRichard Raffan
The Craftsman WoodturnerPeter Child
Turning WoodRichard Raffan
Woodturning Manual of techniquesHugh O’Neill
Woodturning TechniquesWoodturning Magazine
Woodturning in New ZealandBrian Massey
Woodturning WizardryDavid Springett
Wood ProjectsAdventures in Wood FinishingGeorge Frank
Better Homes & GardensMurdoch Books
Bending WoodFine Woodworking
Children's FurnitureSunset Books
Contemporary Design in WoodworkingS.H.Glenister
Creative Projects for the HomeMurdoch Books
Guide to care & repair of FurnitureDesmond Gaston
Knowing & restoring Antique FurnitureEigil & Frimer
Making Country Rustic Wood ProjectsPatrick Spielman
Making Unusual MiniaturesGraham Spalding
Old FurnitureNancy A Smith
Practical Guide to WoodworkingAlan & Gill Bridgewater
The Encycopedia of WoodworkingJeremy Broun
The Woodworkers HandbookRoger Horwood
The Woodworkers Book of Kitchen UtensilsVance Studley
52 Country Projects for the WoodworkerJohn A Nelson
Woodworking in Theory & PracticeJohn AWalton
Woodworkers ManualAlbert Jackson& David Day
WoodworkFrank Wilkins
Woodwoking Projects 1Sunset Books
Woodcraft Basic Concepts & SkillsThelma R Newman
Woodworking projects for the HomeMurdoch
Woodworking the New WaveDonna Z Meilach
DVDsFinishing for WoodturnersChris Stott VO 10
Natural Edged & Hollow FormsChris Stott VO 18
Twists & Advanced TurningDennis White VO 19
Turning Classic ProfilesDennis White VO 20
Colouring WoodJan Saunders
Working with Driftwood & off Centre TurningJim Manley VO 13
Natural Edge,Branch wood & PlattersJim Manley VO 12
Use of Alternative MaterialsJim Manley VO14
Working with defects in Wood
Tool SharpeningJim Manley VO 11
Sanding and Finishing
Bowl Design
Kawerau Woodfest 20092009
3 sided hollow formRobbie Graham VO 15 & 16
Spiral lidded box
Shop test of the RotomountRobbie Graham
Midas Antipodean adventures in WoodturningTerry Scott
Instructional for the Tormek Sharpening SystemTormek
Instructional Guide to Hollowing ToolsWoodcut
VHS TapesFinishing for WoodturnersChris Stott VO 11
Natural edge, branch wood & plattersJim Manley VO 12
Working with driftwood & off centreTurningJim Manley VO 13
Use of alternative materialsJim Manley VO 14
The Kelton Bowl saverKel McNaughton
The Kelton HollowerKel McNaughton
Spiral Lidded BoxRobbie Graham
3 Sided Hollow FormsRobbie Graham
Instructions for bowl saverWoodcut
MagazinesAustralian WoodworkerBi Monthy
NZ Creative WoodQuartely
Woodturning (UK)Monthly
Wood carving (UK)Bi monthly