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This page contains a number of articles by FWWA members based on their experiences of, and experience in, wood working. The articles were mainly originally presentations made at the monthly meetings.
FWWA members range from beginners (of all ages) to highly skilled crafts people with years of experience as both hobbyists and professionals.
All members are invited to submit articles for inclusion on this page.

To view an article click on the title.

Art009 Marquetry Martin Burgoyne The basics of marquetry using classical cutting methods.
Art008 Tool Steel Mike Wiggin A brief introduction to steel, its composition, its properties and use in tools, especially for woodworking.
Art007 Finishing various Four different approaches to finishing – what it is, how to do it, and the pros and cons.
Art006 Dust Control  Warren Murphy One person’s experiences in setting up dust control in a new workshop
Art005 Wood Dust Bob Loss All about wood dust – its characteristics, its dangers, and how to control it.
Art004 Japanese Hand Tools Tadatoyo Yamamoto The characteristics, quality; and maintenance of Japanese traditional chisels, planes and saws
Art003 Organ Restoration Martin Burgoyne Restoring a century old reed organ to its former splendour both sight and sound
Art002 Gold Leaf Mike Wiggin Learning how to apply gold leaf to an engraved logo on a wood shingle
Art001 Wayno’s Wishing Well Wayne Tentori Building a small wishing well for a wedding party