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Location: Bangor, UK
Website: paulsellers.com/paul-sellers-blog/

Paul Sellers has dedicated his life to the education and training of fellow woodworkers from every walk of life and of every skill level. As a lifelong woodworker with over forty five years experience in furniture making, woodworking and woodturning, Paul teaches, lectures and demonstrates on many woodworking topics at a wide range of venues both here in Europe and also in the USA and Canada.

-- Paul Sellers, UK http://paulsellers.com/paul-sellers-blog

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#1 posted 1172 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome Paul. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#4 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#5 posted 1171 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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prompt

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#6 posted 1171 days ago

nice to sit and relax on this chair.)

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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Brit

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#7 posted 1164 days ago

Welcome to LJs Paul. You’ll love it here. I look forward to seeing more of your work and learning from your vast experience.

Andy

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#8 posted 1163 days ago

Welcome here on LJ I looked at your blog really interesting and full of intersting stuff I am sure we are many that can learn from, I think you will like it here.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Paul Sellers

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#9 posted 1163 days ago

Thank you for your welcome, Mads. I have enjoyed myself. I’m amazed how much my love for working wood increases as each year goes by. I lived in the USA for 23 years and taught woodworking through my courses to 3,500 Americans interspersed with other nationals from around the world. I have always taught from my background as a working craftsman and never as a teacher. In learning my craft I have worked with and researched just about every type of hand tool to find out what really works and get to the root of why changes were made. Many aspects that people involve themselves in are as a result of industrialising our craft for mass-manufacturing and not because it was better.

I cut these dovetails as a demonstration to a group to prove that, with practice, a man, any man or woman, can cut perfect dovetails to any size without laying them out, measuring them or using anything more than his eye to gauge the angles. This joint took me 6 minutes to complete from cutting to planing. The angles are exactly 1:7 ratio, I can cut them to many ratio aspects with my 50-year old dovetail saw by eye. They do vary if measured with a micrometer, but only by a tiny fraction. It’s this type of skill I have a penchant to pass on before my eyes grow dim and my hands unsteady.

-- Paul Sellers, UK http://paulsellers.com/paul-sellers-blog

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#10 posted 1162 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks Paul.It was great to read your thoughts on planes and irons.Looking foward to more insight.Lou

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