Participants of veneering workshop.

On Saturday FWWA ran another of our four-way book matched veneer workshops at Ian Houghton’s in Mount Lawley.

He had another six participants who all learned how they should select the best veneers, mark each sheet, how burl veneer tends curl, and how to flatten them using a recipe of glycerine and methylated spirits.

WA made Ukulele
Les Brooker spoke about how his love of making ukuleles began and his process for making them.
Onslow drink cabinet by Cat Cook
Makers talked us through the design and construction of their pieces. Danish inspired desk by Trina Storm, Wine Rack by Barry Viner and the Onslow Drinks Cabinet by Cat Cook.
Peter Pauls with his Watch Box
Peter Pauls took us through the process and various jigs used to make a watch box to hold some very precious watches.
David using trim router to round over edge.

September’s meeting was held at Perth Wood School, which also included our AGM.

The AGM was held and the elected committee for the coming year consists of: Carolyn Ellis, Allan Waugh, Harry Smith, Roger Goodridge, Peter Banks, Peter Bell, Mark Ellis, Steve Harris, Kevin Luff, Shawn Ritchie, Jeff Kenny, Laurie Pearson, and Robert Rankin.

Teaser for Veneer Workshop report showing three members preparing some veneers before gluing them to wood
On Saturday July 20th, the FWWA ran the second of our four-way book matched veneer workshops for members.
Our meeting this month was held at Scarab Studio which is in the old Midland Railway Workshop
Event teaser showing two stacks of timber and a cross cut saw
We visited Auspol Timber to learn more about what they do and the timber they sell.
Photo showing a stool that has steam bent legs
We learned about member's explorations into steam bending.
Thumbnail for June 2022 general meeting
At this meeting some of our members talked about the jigs that they use in their work