Paul Sellers

Paul Sellers  |  Aug 22, 2009  |  0 comments
A friend found an old saw and sent it to me because my name is Sellers and one of my teaching associates is named Slack. The name on the saw was Slack Sellars & Co of Sheffield, England. According to W.L Goodman’s Plane Makers From the 1700’s this company produced edge tools between 1860 and 1960. This saw had no redeeming qualities by way of design or stable name and as you can see, the saw wasn’t worth a second glance…

Paul Sellers  |  Jan 08, 2008  |  0 comments

Many years ago as a boy apprentice, most of the men I trained under had large tool chests neatly placed at the foot of their benches. Their airtight lids stayed firmly shut except when a special tool was needed for a particular job.