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Joinery, Joints - For Today's Crafting Artisans
Sat 28 January 2017, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
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About the Event
This talk is on joinery, joints and what they mean to woodworkers, whether professional or amateur.
Joinery can enable you to create a vast range of structures using wood alone to unite the components whether temporarily or permanently together. In this talk Paul will talk about the joinery we’ve relied on for centuries with demonstrations to help woodworkers better understand the concepts in a visual way. He wants this understanding to nurture our self reliance and the development of skill to enhance workmanship and creativity.
Paul will discuss the important elements of accuracy and sharpness with his own insights on how to achieve the standards we strive for in exemplary joinery. The tools he uses are both modern and old. Tools that survived alongside the joinery. As always, Paul will be demonstrating as well as talking. He will have his workbench, tools and equipment to visually show what he is talking about.
About Paul Sellers
Paul Sellers is a well-known woodworking teacher and author. He learned woodworking through a traditional apprenticeship followed by a lifetime of building furniture and teaching others.
Paul never settles for just teaching woodworking techniques. He always seeks to convey his own enthusiasm for the craft along with the practical information.
The event will take place at Sommerville College - Flora Anderson Hall, Oxford.
There is no parking provided.
The guests can enter the venue at 9.30 the earliest. A sandwich lunch buffet and drinks are included and they will be served at the end of the talk.
Paul will sign his latest book, Essential Woodworking Hand Tools, provided you bring your own copy to the event.