Hanging Wall Shelf

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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Wooden Tray

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

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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Making a Straightedge

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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Drawer Making

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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Shelves

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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Making a Frame Saw

Frame saws are low-cost, highly effective saws that can be used for a variety of tasks according to blade type. Paul keeps them around the shop for use in different aspects of his work, including dovetails and all other joinery. Follow along with the videos below to make your own.

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