DSC_0239I am nearly done with the tool cupboard now. Carcass made, drawers made, doors made. Nearly Christmas too. I even feel ahead (not really). Then some rest for a few days with family and friends. I like Christmas.DSC_0243 Last week I went to Oxford and we went to to see a marvellous production of Christmas carol at the Pegasus. Still thrilled by it just thinking of it. If you are within 50 miles of Oxford, go! You’ll love it too. Take the kids or go with a friend or even on your own. Enjoy it!DSC_0244


  1. Joel Finkel on 10 December 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Maybe with 10-20 years of practice I’ll be able to make such beautiful joints. Maybe.

  2. Wes Jones on 10 December 2015 at 11:19 pm

    Merry Christmas Paul

  3. stone58 on 10 December 2015 at 11:31 pm

    For all the Inspector Morse episodes I’ve seen, think I’ll pass on Oxford 😉

  4. Russell Lowe on 11 December 2015 at 11:12 am

    lovely joints as usual,fine camera editing as well

  5. Keith on 11 December 2015 at 1:54 pm

    Oxfords great!
    Enjoy the rest Paul, you deserve it.

  6. Michael Ballinger on 11 December 2015 at 3:37 pm

    It’s funny I work away in a local mens shed using Pauls methods on everything I make. People always come over and point out how fine the work is… thing is they don’t know the videos and quality of work that I’m trying to achieve which far exceeds anything I have the skill to produce at the moment! I really is wonderful seeing such a high mark to aspire to.

    • Geoff Dailey on 12 December 2015 at 8:03 pm

      Slightly off topic, but what is your “local mens’ shed”?



  7. Nevyn McAnferny on 11 December 2015 at 5:26 pm

    Those drawers are stunningly beautiful.

  8. Bob Barr on 12 December 2015 at 6:23 am

    Could you explain more about the joinery for the back of the drawer or tell me where you explained it in more detail? Thanks…I love your work and philosophy.

    • Paul Sellers on 12 December 2015 at 7:54 am

      I am preparing a blog on it, Bob. This has become a signature for 95% of my drawer making with the other 5% being common through dovetails. I will explain all in the blog.

      • Bob Barr on 12 December 2015 at 2:36 pm

        That’s great!!! Thank you!!!

        • Paul Sellers on 12 December 2015 at 4:49 pm

          Done it. Up now.

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