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November Meeting with John Mello, Luthier,  Tuesday, November 15th.

Our next meeting  is at Cotati Cottages, where  John Mello, a long time luthier from the East Bay will present on making his award winning guitars.

For further details see events page.

Board Meeting:

The SCWA Officers will convene for an Officers Meeting beginning at about 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 26th at the Cotati Cottages Clubhouse, 8050 Starr Court in Cotati. Members are welcome to attend this meeting.

SCWA ChairmanArtistry in Wood 2016 

The Artistry in Wood 2016 exhibit opened September 17th and ran through October 9th at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa. Information about the displayed pieces and the awards can be found in our Newsletter the Wood Forum starting with the October 2016 issue. 

Woodworking Internet Roundup

Japanese joinery and masters this time around around. Can you do some of these joints?

A master of marquetry

Japanese box veneering. Wow!


Japanese joinery animated!

Animated GIF of some Japanese joinery


Three way mitre!

Here's a step/by/step approach to making a kane tsugi joint (three way mitre)


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