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The Woodwright's Shop

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Tool Chest from Bristol

The Woodwright's Shop

Tool Chest from Bristol

Roy shows how to dovetail a stout, sloped top tool chest.

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Tool Chest from Bristol

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Tool Chest Hinges & Latch

The Woodwright's Shop

Tool Chest Hinges & Latch

Master blacksmith Peter Ross shows how to forge hinges and latches.

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Tool Chest Hinges & Latch

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Staked Furniture

The Woodwright's Shop

Staked Furniture

A plank with inserted legs becomes a chair, a table, or a bench...

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Staked Furniture

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep10: Roman Work Bench

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep10: Roman Work Bench

Christopher Schwarz & Roy unlocks the secrets of the ancient Roman woodworker’s bench.

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S36 Ep10: Roman Work Bench

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep9: Double Casement Window

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep9: Double Casement Window

Roy Underhill makes a double, swinging casement window.

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S36 Ep9: Double Casement Window

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep8: Firewood Carrier

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep8: Firewood Carrier

Chair-maker Elia Bizzarri shows Roy how to make a split oak firewood carrier.

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S36 Ep8: Firewood Carrier

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep7: Saw Like a Butterfly!

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep7: Saw Like a Butterfly!

The great poet-athlete Muhammad Ali inspires the best lessons in woodworking.

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S36 Ep7: Saw Like a Butterfly!

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep6: Swedish Shrink Box

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep6: Swedish Shrink Box

Woodworker Peter Follansbee shows Roy Underhill how to make Swedish shrink boxes.

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S36 Ep6: Swedish Shrink Box

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep5: Wedged Tusk Tenon

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep5: Wedged Tusk Tenon

Roy and workbench builder Will Myers test out the strength of the classic wedged mortise.

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S36 Ep5: Wedged Tusk Tenon

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep4: Waving Arm Whirlygigs

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep4: Waving Arm Whirlygigs

Figures from history including Benjamin Franklin & Muhammad Ali inspires Roy's whirlygigs

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S36 Ep4: Waving Arm Whirlygigs

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep3: Carved Oak Desk Box

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep3: Carved Oak Desk Box

Master of Pilgrim-century furniture Peter Follansbee joins Roy to make a carved box.

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S36 Ep3: Carved Oak Desk Box

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep2: Sliding Lid Boxes

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep2: Sliding Lid Boxes

Roy shows how to create easy-to-make wooden gift boxes.

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S36 Ep2: Sliding Lid Boxes

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S36 Ep1: Van Gogh’s Chair

The Woodwright's Shop

S36 Ep1: Van Gogh’s Chair

Roy brings Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece back to life.

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S36 Ep1: Van Gogh’s Chair

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep13: Plain Pine Box

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep13: Plain Pine Box

Roy looks into the simplest form of furniture, the plain pine box.

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S35 Ep13: Plain Pine Box

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep12: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep12: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

Dividers, calipers and turning tools take shape as master blacksmith Peter Ross shows Roy.

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S35 Ep12: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep11: Welsh Stick Chair II

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep11: Welsh Stick Chair II

The challenge of the Welsh stick chair continues as Roy shapes spindles and backs.

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S35 Ep11: Welsh Stick Chair II

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep10: Welsh Stick Chair I

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep10: Welsh Stick Chair I

Roy makes this country cousin of the Windsor chair using the same tools and techniques.

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S35 Ep10: Welsh Stick Chair I

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep9: Hollows & Rounds

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep9: Hollows & Rounds

These most basic molding planes also prove the most versatile.

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S35 Ep9: Hollows & Rounds

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep8: Bowl Carving with Peter Follansbee

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep8: Bowl Carving with Peter Follansbee

Master craftsman Peter Follansbee joins Roy to hew huge bowls from poplar & sycamore wood.

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S35 Ep8: Bowl Carving with Peter Follansbee

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep7: Cross Cut Conundrum

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep7: Cross Cut Conundrum

A cross-cutting wood saw seems the most simple of tools, but Roy finds sharp lessons.

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S35 Ep7: Cross Cut Conundrum

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep6: Turning Shaker Knobs

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep6: Turning Shaker Knobs

With foot-powered lathe, Roy turns the cherry knobs for Shaker furniture.

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S35 Ep6: Turning Shaker Knobs

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep5: Groovers and Shakers

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep5: Groovers and Shakers

Discover the secrets inside Shaker drawers as Roy explores their dovetailed construction.

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S35 Ep5: Groovers and Shakers

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep4: Double Drawer Shaker Table

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep4: Double Drawer Shaker Table

Roy cuts the tricky mortise and tenon joints for the legs and frame of this Shaker table.

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S35 Ep4: Double Drawer Shaker Table

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop S35 Ep3: Stamp Out Cookie Carving!

The Woodwright's Shop

S35 Ep3: Stamp Out Cookie Carving!

Woodcarver Mary May joins Roy to carve springerle cookie molds for every occasion.

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S35 Ep3: Stamp Out Cookie Carving!

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