Sellers Home Dining Chairs: Episode 11

Dining Chairs EP11 KF

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This final episode in completing a set of dining chairs for Sellers’ home takes care of all the little details any maker must go through to bring everything to a quality completion. Hand finishing the way Paul did took care of all of the idiosyncrasies, from plugging the screwheads to scribing the chair to a level surface. Delivery is more than just installing a finished item but the small and incremental steps it takes to get there. The dining six came together to complement the dining table series we completed at the end of 2021. For Paul, it was the realisation of a dream to design a personal dining set that has never been seen before now.


  1. Steve Lovelace on 15 June 2022 at 6:35 pm


  2. aledpugh on 15 June 2022 at 7:45 pm

    Absolutely beautiful project, really enjoyed following along with this.

  3. Paul Bowes on 16 June 2022 at 2:11 am

    Watched every minute Paul, and the end result is magnificent!

  4. James Taylor on 16 June 2022 at 4:21 pm

    Awesome and so beautiful!

  5. Jacques on 21 June 2022 at 7:47 pm

    To be quite frank, making chairs didn’t seem very exciting to me at first glance. But over the episodes, I was able to discover and appreciate all the subtleties and refinements implemented in this project. After more than two months of impatiently waiting for the new episode every Wednesday, I can only admire the result. This project is really exciting because it involves so many particular details and techniques. However, isn’t the number of chairs likely to discourage the amateur working with hand tools? I would like to hear Paul give us his advice on how to avoid discouragement when faced with the repetition of certain tasks.

  6. Antonio Santos on 23 June 2022 at 11:53 pm

    I was lost on how Paul found the 38mm to remove the twist…. I didn’t understand, it was too fast for me.
    The width of the twist is 25mm, where is the remaining 13mm to get to 38mm?

    Why did Paul only make these cuts on the other chairs after applying the finish?
    Couldn’t he have done this check before?
    He did this to all the other chairs?

    • Katrina Sellers on 24 June 2022 at 4:12 pm

      I asked Paul your questions but wasn’t sure of the question. Could you explain a bit more?

  7. theojo65 on 26 June 2022 at 1:37 am

    When will the drawings be ready?

  8. theojo65 on 26 June 2022 at 1:38 am

    When will the drawings be uploaded?

    • John Verreault on 13 July 2022 at 7:04 pm

      Just as theojo65 asked last month, when will the drawings be available?

      • Katrina Sellers on 15 July 2022 at 10:38 am

        We are working on them now and hope to get them out soon. We will email everyone when they are available.

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