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Handy Stool: Episode 4

Paul carefully takes you through the steps of marking, gluing, wedging and trimming off the legs. A second issue is to cut them to an exact length to eliminate any unevenness.

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Handy Stool: Episode 2

In this episode, Paul cuts the hand hole scallops, attaches the bearers to the tops and bores the holes for the legs.

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Handy Stool: Episode 1

In this episode, Paul runs through making and shaping this laminated bearer out of three pieces of long-grain wood with multiple cross-grain pieces inserted in the middle.

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Handy Stool

Introducing the Handy Stool, a versatile piece which includes laminated underbearers and handcrafted, octagonal, cross-wedged legs.

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The Fillister Plane

Paul has been using the fillister plane for over 50 years because of its versatility, compactness and reliable neatness. In this video Paul gives you a detailed look at the plane’s mechanics and efficiency when rebating.

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The Bullnose Plane

The Bullnose plane is not a tool which would be classed as an ‘essential’, but it is certainly one which is worthy of an honourable mention.

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Moulding Planes

For a short run of moulded stock moulding planes can be immediate and quite inexpensive. Many ‘old-timers’ kept them around to replicate old moulds and also to develop modern alternatives with their own proven technology.

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Soup Spoon

Follow alongside Paul as he shows you how to make a Soup Spoon, a great design with the added feature of a hook placed on the back of the handle.

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