We sailed right past the 275,000 mark on my YouTube channel in a matter of a few hours when the call went out thanks to you being there with us. It’s been fun for all of us here and everyone out there too to see the comments and the support you always give. Remember that on the other side of events that celebrate our work like this, when we add new people to our endeavour, hundreds if not thousands are exposed to many things they will never have seen or even believed possible before. Did you ever read a book that you just could not put down? You got so much from the book that you wanted others to read it, to feel what you felt, to understand what so excited you? Well, from what I read in your comments and emails, that’s what happens in an event like this and that excites and encourages all of us to make sure we keep putting it out there. No fuss, no frou-frou, no fluff but real woodworking matters. With support like you, I can relax and enjoy the ride.

As ever this is my big shout: THANK YOU, everyone, around the world for all your extreme support of our work!!

If you haven’t already seen our celebration giveaway you can see the video here:


  1. Doug Prather on 21 March 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Paul and crew,
    So thankful for the work you all do. Found you on YouTube and now on your Masterclasses. I have made wonderful gifts for others through what I have learned via the videos. Recently there was a post on the Unplugged Shop stating “Youtubers aren’t teachers”. You and others prove that statement to be very wrong. I appreciate what you all do.

  2. Bill Killian on 21 March 2018 at 11:02 pm

    Watching and listening to your videos provides me with relaxation that tv or the radio can’t compete with. Thanks Paul.

  3. Niall on 22 March 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Just to let you know that you have possibly given me a reason to carry on and a goal to aim for,in a world of constant problems!!! Cheers Paul and the crew

  4. Gary Tuttle on 22 March 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Paul does an amazing job explaining old school woodworking. I learn so much from his videos. Keep up the great videos!

  5. Jean-Christophe Groussin on 22 March 2018 at 2:53 pm

    The term and conditions for the prize draw says that “The Prize Draw will take place on the 20th of March 2018”.
    Who read the T&C anyway 🙂

    • mike Towndrow on 22 March 2018 at 4:18 pm

      You’re not alone. I read ’em and noticed that too.

  6. Tan York Kiat on 23 March 2018 at 4:02 am

    I thank Sir Paul and team.
    For Sir Paul is my inspiration.
    Words written I trust, time tested.
    Skill I acquired put to practices.
    Do prolong Sir Paul’s good practices.
    Sir Paul and team please be Healthy,
    Well, Secure and Happy at hearts.
    Craftsmanship is sacred to me.
    The finished work is lively to me.
    Sir Paul and team I salute.

  7. James R Light on 10 April 2018 at 11:11 pm

    So Paul, Who won the givaway?

    • Eduardo Luís on 3 May 2018 at 10:09 pm

      Good question! I can’t find the answer either.

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