This hanging wall shelf is a great starter project which will teach you the importance of accuracy. The joinery has a twist on the classic joints which include the stopped housing dado and the stub mortise and tenon.

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This simple wooden tray can be used for a drink tray, stationery holder or somewhere to put your keys. It features an edge jointed base and four simple corner half housings and a little shaping.

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Trestles can be used to support stock or pieces in a variety of configurations and are simple to make. Paul has used this style of trestles around the shop for years and used them in his workbench project to provide a solid base to work from.

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Paul shows how to make a straight edge like the one he first made over 50 years ago. It has a handle in the centre and is tapered from either side of the handle to the ends. It is useful around the shop for referencing against and accurately laying out larger stock.

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In these videos, Paul takes us through the process of making drawers, in this case for a tool cabinet. The general principles can be transferred to numerous other projects.

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In the videos below, Paul takes us through the process of effectively fitting shelves, in this case for a tool cabinet. The general principles can be transferred to numerous other projects. Tool Cabinet Project These videos form a small part of our rather epic Tool Cabinet Project, which can be streamed as part of a…

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Are you sitting comfortably? In these two videos, Paul demonstrates how to prepare the upholstery for a wooden dining chair.

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Paul has developed a method for creating neat, equally-spaced dovetail joints by hand. In the videos below he shows us how to create and use a pattern with speed and efficiency, eliminating the need to lay out each dovetail individually.

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