While the pandemic has been completely unpredictable and not without its sadnesses and legitimate griefs, that is not the whole story. Paul Sellers makes his living at home, in his workshop, in deep connection with wood. His children are always welcome to join him. One of the benefits of the pandemic is that more fathers are able to spend time with their children on home improvement projects. What will bring the nations through the epidemic is the bonds forged now.
- I coined the term “lifestyle woodworker” because I made the life I wanted to live.
- My children grew up near my workbench, often with wood shavings between their toes.
- The pandemic has brought fathers home, deepening their relationships with their families.
“Working alone for long periods on end I might see things differently to others, perhaps even with a somewhat skewed view of things.”