Our main presentation tonight was by Ken Davis who makes gun stocks and repairs telescopic sights. Ken talked about how he selects the timber for the stock, shaping the stock to the customer, and how he finishes them.
This meeting was a departure from our usual wood working related presentations, as we were visited by David Vicary and Dale Sniffen, both members of the Manning Men’s shed who had brought a collection of their knives and leather work to show us.
The November 2020 meeting was the Association's second meeting following the relaxation of COVID-19 social distancing rules by the Western Australian government. This meeting consisted of a series of "Show, Tell and Ask" type presentations where five members spoke about some of the things that they were working on.
FWWA member Mike Wiggin describes how he completed a project for Plantagenet Wines where he used inlaid gold leaf on a board containing their logo. Mike explains how he went about making the board and some of the lessons he learned.