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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 Hinges & Latch
Master blacksmith Peter Ross shows how to forge hinges and latches.
A plank with inserted legs becomes a chair, a table, or a bench...
Roman Work Bench
Christopher Schwarz & Roy unlocks the secrets of the ancient Roman woodworker’s bench.
Double Casement Window
Roy Underhill makes a double, swinging casement window.
Chair-maker Elia Bizzarri shows Roy how to make a split oak firewood carrier.
Saw Like a Butterfly!
The great poet-athlete Muhammad Ali inspires the best lessons in woodworking.
Swedish Shrink Box
Woodworker Peter Follansbee shows Roy Underhill how to make Swedish shrink boxes.
Wedged Tusk Tenon
Roy and workbench builder Will Myers test out the strength of the classic wedged mortise.
Waving Arm Whirlygigs
Figures from history including Benjamin Franklin & Muhammad Ali inspires Roy's whirlygigs
Carved Oak Desk Box
Master of Pilgrim-century furniture Peter Follansbee joins Roy to make a carved box.
Sliding Lid Boxes
Roy shows how to create easy-to-make wooden gift boxes.
Van Gogh’s Chair
Roy brings Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece back to life.
Plain Pine Box
Roy looks into the simplest form of furniture, the plain pine box.
Tool Smithing with Peter Ross
Dividers, calipers and turning tools take shape as master blacksmith Peter Ross shows Roy.
Welsh Stick Chair II
The challenge of the Welsh stick chair continues as Roy shapes spindles and backs.
Welsh Stick Chair I
Roy makes this country cousin of the Windsor chair using the same tools and techniques.
Hollows & Rounds
These most basic molding planes also prove the most versatile.
Bowl Carving with Peter Follansbee
Master craftsman Peter Follansbee joins Roy to hew huge bowls from poplar & sycamore wood.
Cross Cut Conundrum
A cross-cutting wood saw seems the most simple of tools, but Roy finds sharp lessons.
Turning Shaker Knobs
With foot-powered lathe, Roy turns the cherry knobs for Shaker furniture.
Groovers and Shakers
Discover the secrets inside Shaker drawers as Roy explores their dovetailed construction.
Double Drawer Shaker Table
Roy cuts the tricky mortise and tenon joints for the legs and frame of this Shaker table.
Stamp Out Cookie Carving!
Woodcarver Mary May joins Roy to carve springerle cookie molds for every occasion.
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