Visual Presentations


In a new presentation, Keith Purcell (FIMMM) presents via the following link "The Benefits of Joining the WTS."  

Other presentations are:

John Park (FIMMM) talks about Wood and Moisture.  Wood and Moisture

Jim Coulson (FIMMM CEnv) talks about Wood Preservation.  Wood Preservation

Martin Ansell (FIMMM) presents a piece on Wood Composites.  Wood Composites

The above are also available on the following link:


"Jim and Spencer Explain"

A series of 3 short clips where Jim and his grandson Spencer explain the strength of timber, the difference between softwoods and hardwoods, and water in wood. these are on our YouTube channel.


"The Saw Doctor."

Gervais Sawyer and his alter ego 'The Saw Doctor' have created a number of clips to explore the world of wood. 

The topics explored are:

  • Water Absorbtion
  • Fire Test
  • The Stack
  • The Wallis Grid
  • Water Flow in Wood
  • Tensile Test
  • Species Identification

You can find these on The Saw Doctor YouTube Channel.