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Listed under:  Technologies  >  Engineering  >  Construction  >  Carpentry
StillImage

Ivan Kucan and friend building friend's home, 1951

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Ivan Kucan, right, and an unknown friend working to build the friend's house in Newport, Victoria.

Image

Joiners making doors and window frames, 1926

This is a black-and-white photograph of the interior of the joiners' workshop at Kingston, in Canberra. The joiners are standing behind work benches that hold lengths of timber, hand tools and pots of glue. The workshop uses natural light and has no electric lighting. The original glass plate negative is cracked.

Video

'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 17

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your house and mine'. It shows people building houses, including a man laying bricks, a woman using a spade to mix concrete or mortar on a sheet of iron, a man sawing timber above a window frame and a man cutting timber with a ...

Video

'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 18

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your house and mine'. Set to jaunty music with a voice-over, the clip shows owner-builders in comical situations with, for example, a man sitting on a piece of timber suspended from a window frame and falling off after sawing ...

Interactive Resource

The chariot of Wetwang

The interactive resource is about the discovery of an Iron Age chariot in a grave in the Yorkshire village of Wetwang in 2001. It has three parts: an account of the discovery of the burial site and the contents of the grave; a detailed explanation of the reconstruction of the chariot; and a quiz to test the knowledge gained ...