A Paul Sellers Dovetail Technique

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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Upholstery

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

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Making & Fitting a Cornice

A cornice can be the perfect finishing feature for a number of projects or fittings. Paul shows how to use hand tools and techniques to make and fit a cornice, including optional beading, in this case to a cabinet. He also shows a method he has developed for making a support frame for the cornice.…

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Door Making

In the videos below, Paul takes us through the process of making doors, in this case for a tool cabinet. The general principles can be transferred to numerous other projects. Dimensions Your door dimensions may vary depending on the specifications of your project. The doors in these videos are made to the following dimensions: Part…

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Preparing Stock for a Table

Paul prepares stock for a table starting with rough boards. He goes through the process of selecting suitable timber for the different parts of the table. He then cuts it to size and planes out any irregularity and thicknesses it using the scrub plane to prepare it for the joinery.

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