Yes the FWF Ribbon works with SQL express (free no license required) on a SQL server (free no license required);

Accessing this link offers a listing of the supported OS versions for SQL Server 2017.

NOTE: Look at the section entitled "Principal Editions of SQL Server". 


Further, there are 2 pieces to an initial installation of SQL:

a. SQL Server;

b. SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS);


Once operational, the SQL database is created using an application I can send you ina separate email. 


The download link for the SQL Server 2017 Express edition is:


Download SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) at this link: