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Welcome to Paul Sellers!

This site is Paul Sellers’ woodworking blog and acts as a platform for his online voice.

You will find links to the ventures he is involved with, and many blog posts filled with knowledge Paul has gained throughout his lifetime.

Paul considers himself to be a lifestyle woodworker, woodworking is his passion. You can read more about how he started his journey here.

We recommend you start with reading Paul’s disclaimer so you know more about his biases and you will know what to believe.

Paul writes and presents on Woodworking Masterclasses and Common Woodworking. Both these sites are rich with hand tool woodworking information, projects and inspiration. Common Woodworking is geared more towards people getting started in hand tool woodworking. Woodworking Masterclasses has a whole range of content aimed at different levels but going up to much more complex concepts and projects.

He has founded two woodworking schools. The most recent is the New Legacy School of Woodworking. He is currently taking a break from in-person classes in order to focus on online teaching.

Paul has built furniture for many clients, including for the White House. He has also written books on woodworking and he has presented hundreds of videos available on YouTube.

Paul Sellers' Recent Blog Posts

The Closing Life of a Fine Man

17 April 2021 |

Watching the closing of Prince Philips’s life this week has been both sad and joyous for me. Seldom do we hear of men of stature without some disheartening event in…

Making is Living

17 April 2021 |

Becoming a maker does not always or need to mean that you make your living from making things to sell. Sometimes we see selling as a validation to our efforts,…

Springtime Innovation

16 April 2021 |

Though we still have cold starts to the day, my eager anticipation of working never fails to motivate me and indeed keep me warm. Today is no different. I open…

Cherry Is a Journey

9 April 2021 |

I’m almost done with my new coffee table design for the Sellers’ Home living room series seemingly coming together from nowhere piece by piece. By that, I mean that the…

Working Wood 1&2 Availability

7 April 2021 |

I recently let you know that I have regained full control of my first published book Working Wood 1&2 which was originally published by Artisan Media 10 years ago. In…

Studs Make More Than Doors

6 April 2021 |

My greenhouse is in the final throes of completion with both roof sides and three walls fully glazed. I still have opening lites to go in and some flashing to…