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The Woodwright's Shop

Thomas Day, Cabinetmaker

26:47

In the days of slavery, Thomas Day, a free black cabinetmaker in North Carolina, was one of the most respected artisans in the South. We will look beneath the veneer on his furniture and discover his intriguing architectural work.

Episodes of The Woodwright's Shop142

The Woodwright's Shop

Plain Pine Box

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

26:47

The Woodwright's Shop

Tool Smithing with Peter Ross

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

26:46

The Woodwright's Shop

Welsh Stick Chair II

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

26:46

The Woodwright's Shop

Welsh Stick Chair I

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

26:46

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Clips of The Woodwright's Shop4

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Hollows & Rounds

These most basic molding planes also prove the most versatile.

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Previews of The Woodwright's Shop47

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Plain Pine Box

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

0:30

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Welsh Stick Chair II

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

0:30

The Woodwright's Shop

2015 Promo: Welsh Stick Chair I

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

0:30

See all