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The Woodwright's Shop

Continuous Arm Rocking Chair, Part 1

Video duration: 26:47Video has closed captioning.

Chairmaker Elia Bizzarri joins us to make this elegant and comfortable rocking chair. We will turn the legs and frame the seat in part one of this American classic.

Episodes of The Woodwright's Shop153

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.

26:45

Tool Chest Hinges & Latch

26:45

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The Woodwright's Shop

Roman Work Bench

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

26:45

Roman Work Bench

26:45

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Double Casement Window

The Woodwright's Shop

Double Casement Window

Roy Underhill makes a double, swinging casement window.

26:45

Double Casement Window

26:45

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Firewood Carrier

The Woodwright's Shop

Firewood Carrier

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

26:45

Firewood Carrier

26:45

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Clips of The Woodwright's Shop4

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop 2015 Promo: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

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

0:30

2015 Promo: Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

0:30

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop 2015 Promo: Hollows & Rounds

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Hollows & Rounds

These most basic molding planes also prove the most versatile.

0:30

2015 Promo: Hollows & Rounds

0:30

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop 2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle II

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle II

Roy completes the rocking cradle with pine sides and rockers.

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2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle II

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop 2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle I

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle I

Roy rives, shapes and bends the ash wood bows for a rocking cradle.

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2015 Promo: Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle I

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Previews of The Woodwright's Shop56

Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Double Casement Window: Promo

The Woodwright's Shop

Double Casement Window: Promo

Roy Underhill makes a double, swinging casement window using wooden planes & premium pine.

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Double Casement Window: Promo

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Firewood Carrier: Promo

The Woodwright's Shop

Firewood Carrier: Promo

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

0:30

Firewood Carrier: Promo

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

The Woodwright's Shop

Saw Like a Butterfly!: Promo

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

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Saw Like a Butterfly!: Promo

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Video thumbnail: The Woodwright's Shop Swedish Shrink Box: Promo

The Woodwright's Shop

Swedish Shrink Box: Promo

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

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Swedish Shrink Box: Promo

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