Paul Sellers

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Paul Sellers
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Born (1950-01-04) 4 January 1950 (age 67)
Stockport, Cheshire, England
Occupation Furniture maker, writer and teacher
Nationality British
Education Apprenticeship
Notable works
  • Essential Woodworking Hand Tools
  • Working Wood 1 & 2: The Artisan Course

Paul Sellers (born 1950) is a British woodworker, writer and teacher. He was apprenticed as a woodworker in the UK in 1965 at the age of 15.[1] He moved to the US in 1984 and quickly became noted for his ability in traditional woodworking. He has and continues to teach people the craft of woodworking. He has designed and made cabinets for the White House.[2] He started the New Legacy School of Woodworking that provides short courses.[3] Sellers is author to Working Wood which was published in 2011 and Essential Woodworking Hand Tools which was published in 2016. He currently works in premises at the Sylva Wood Centre in Long Wittenham, near Abingdon in Oxfordshire.[4]



  1. ^ "Meet the Woodworker: Paul Sellers | WoodWorkers Guild of America". WoodWorkers Guild of America. 2016-11-22. Retrieved 2017-03-08. 
  2. ^ Sellers, Paul (2011). Working Wood 1&2: The Artisan Course with Paul Sellers. p. 17. 
  3. ^ Hess, Joel. "New Legacy School of Woodworking". Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sylva Foundation • news". Retrieved 2016-05-29. 

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