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Special Interest Groups

If you're interested in working wood, then you're probably interested in working wood better! Chances are there might be a Special Interest Group representing your interest. If there isn't then talk to the Committee so something can be arranged!

Current SIGs include:

  • Pen making

  • Woodturning

  • Furniture

  • Tool sharpening
  • Boxmaking

  • Marquetry

  • Tool Maintenance

  • Making Dovetails


A Lesson in Marquetry
by Kotolin Sellai

Concentration and precision cutting a must.

Tool Sharpening
with John Tanner

Everyone needs to know how to sharpen and maintain their tools and
John Tanner is just the person to demonstrate the correct method of sharpening turning tools.

Here he has a most attentive group of experienced and inexperienced members.

Pen Turning
with Malcolm Mc Donald

Ann and Trevor have a go.      

Ann has a finished pen and a new skill.

Dovetail joints using the table router
with Cyril Elliot

Woodie members are always willing to share their knowledge and skill. Below is Cyril providing tuition to the lady members of the club on how to use the bench router to make dovetail joints.

Ann looks on while Linda concentrates.

Box making

with Art Keeler

When anyone needs to know how to make a quality box Art Keeler is the member to go to.

At monthly meetings the club members bring in items for show and tell. Above left is one of Art's magnificent boxes and on the right he is explaining how he achieved such a beautiful result.

Here Art is instructing Ann on how to make a quality box.

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  Updated: 12th July 2016