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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's recent blog posts


16 June 2019 | 16 Comments

In preparing for the house full of furniture I found myself reflecting on all of the pieces I’ve made over the years both to sell on the one hand and…

Making Your Own Furniture

12 June 2019 | 19 Comments

I think that maybe the hardest part is the start. The start is believing in yourself that you can in fact actually do this; especially is this so if you’ve…

Finishing With Danish Oil

10 June 2019 | 50 Comments

I’ve used a wide range of so called Danish oil products made by different manufacturers. The one thing they all have in common is the Danes had nothing to do…

Causing Ripples – A New Composition

9 June 2019 | 12 Comments

My plane skims the surface of quarter-sawn oak and I feel the corduroy corrugation I want to telegraph from its inner fibres through to the finished surface the work justifies.…


8 June 2019 | 24 Comments

I had to stop working on my project after my prototype was completed and half way through the real one because we had work being done on the building and…

They Don’t Always See

7 June 2019 | 16 Comments

When people say that machines are faster and more economical time wise, things like that, that’s because mostly they are, but that’s only true in the hands of the unskilled…