Mostly copies of obscure but useful documents.
An article published in the Strand Magazine in 1892.
An article published in the journal Engineering in 1866.
A small collection of digitised timber merchants' catalogues.
For those who have a Gossen Lunasix 3 photographic light meter, but who don't have the instruction manual. Read it page by page, or all together in pdf format.
For wood workers and tool collectors, a downloadable instruction manual for the Record No 405 multi-plane. This tool is an English copy of the original Stanley 45 combination plane. The instructions in this manual will work for the Stanley 45 too.
A range of carpenters’ tools designed, patented, and manufactured in Brisbane
For devotees of the old Canon FD camera system: Information about a 72mm screw-in lens hood, designed for the Nikkor 28mm PC lens, but a useful alternative to the hard-to-get Canon BW-72 hood.
A copy of a design for a yacht designer’s drawing bench, designed by L Francis Herreshoff and documented by Uffa Fox.
A group of woodworking tools collected and described by Hans Muller.
A paper I presented to a meeting of the Institution of Engineers of Australia (Queensland Division), later published in their Technical papers, Vol 28, 1987.