I have made several of these in my life because I just could not bring myself to buy inferior products that might look alike but, inside lack the integrity I’m looking for. For about the same amount of money, you can buy the solid wood you need and enjoy the process of making along the way.
Paul used some nice offcuts to make this bread stow and was glad that the design came together so nicely.
This chair narrows from back to front, mortise and tenons ensure that the structure is strong and sturdy without being heavy. Laminations are another important aspect of this project.
Paul introduces his unique design for a flat-stock constructed console table. The elegant design, complete with a small drawer, is perfect for storing living essentials.
In this series, Paul will be showing you how to make a Moving Workshop Table. A project built for strength and integrity, that won’t combust under pressure.
With the garden looking decidedly bright and beautiful, Paul brings us this perfectly formed Garden Bench. The use of drawbore joinery means that no glue is used in this project. On the aesthetic side, it showcases those subtle touches that Paul is so adept at using to bring a piece together and elevate it above the merely functional. It’s also very comfy.
At first, it may appear a simple project; however, this piece encompasses many interesting complexities such as tenoned housing dadoes for drawer backs, ultra long housing dadoes, ploughing grooves, drawer sizing and fitting, and much more. Paul made his first one over two decades ago and it has since become an indispensable part of his workshop.
Paul introduces this safe, strong and sturdy cot made to his own design.
Description This clothes airer is designed to build skill and teach two new joints; a wedged round tenon combined with a stopped housing dado and a sliding dovetail with housing dado. Paul introduces the optional use of a bandsaw alongside the predominance of hand tools to make this handy project. Tool List
Need somewhere to put the stuff of life? This bin can be used for recycling, household linen, kid’s toys and even everyday waste. Great for mastering angled mortise and tenons and using ply panels extending as through tenons in mortise holes to give added strength to the whole.