The Woodwright's Shop

The Woodwright's Shop

Roy Underhill demonstrates American woodworking.

Episode Guide

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Venerable Bead (Season 37 Episode 13)
    Season 37 Episode 13:

    The Venerable Bead

    Cutting bead molding with hand planes for corners that look sharp and last longer.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Combination Planes (Season 37 Episode 12)
    Season 37 Episode 12:

    Combination Planes

    Molding planes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Brian Boggs, Chairmaker (Season 37 Episode 11)
    Season 37 Episode 11:

    Brian Boggs, Chairmaker

    The steam-bent greenwood chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Forging the Hold Fast (Season 37 Episode 10)
    Season 37 Episode 10:

    Forging the Hold Fast

    Forging the essential bench tool -- the hold fast.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Lumberjack Fan Carving (Season 37 Episode 9)
    Season 37 Episode 9:

    Lumberjack Fan Carving

    A folk carving master whittles white cedar fans and birds.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailed Grease Pot (Season 37 Episode 8)
    Season 37 Episode 8:

    Dovetailed Grease Pot

    Using walnut and boxwood to make a little box with a lock.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carving Away With Mary May (Season 37 Episode 7)
    Season 37 Episode 7:

    Carving Away With Mary May

    First lessons in woodcarving.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Big Ash Mallet! (Season 37 Episode 6)
    Season 37 Episode 6:

    Big Ash Mallet!

    Making a joiner's mallet with ash head and hickory handle.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hand Plane Essentials With Chris Schwarz (Season 37 Episode 5)
    Season 37 Episode 5:

    Hand Plane Essentials With Chris Schwarz

    Making gleaming surfaces, tight joints and crisp molding through perfect planing.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rise of the Machines! (Season 37 Episode 4)
    Season 37 Episode 4:

    Rise of the Machines!

    Century-old, foot-powered woodworking machines.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Roubo Bookstand (Season 37 Episode 3)
    Season 37 Episode 3:

    The Roubo Bookstand

    A walnut bookstand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Holly Wood Spectaculars (Season 37 Episode 2)
    Season 37 Episode 2:

    Holly Wood Spectaculars

    Creating decorative veneer patterns using oval engines and knives.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd? (Season 37 Episode 1)
    Season 37 Episode 1:

    Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd?

    Sloyd, the late 19th century Swedish system of learning woodworking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Staked Furniture (Season 36 Episode 13)
    Season 36 Episode 13:

    Staked Furniture

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

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Roman Work Bench (Season 36 Episode 12)
    Season 36 Episode 12:

    Roman Work Bench

    The ancient Roman woodworker's bench.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tool Chest From Bristol (Season 36 Episode 11)
    Season 36 Episode 11:

    Tool Chest From Bristol

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tool Chest Hinges and Latch (Season 36 Episode 10)
    Season 36 Episode 10:

    Tool Chest Hinges and Latch

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Double Casement Window (Season 36 Episode 9)
    Season 36 Episode 9:

    Double Casement Window

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Firewood Carrier (Season 36 Episode 8)
    Season 36 Episode 8:

    Firewood Carrier

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Saw Like a Butterfly! (Season 36 Episode 7)
    Season 36 Episode 7:

    Saw Like a Butterfly!

    Muhammad Ali inspires the best lessons in woodworking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Swedish Shrink Box (Season 36 Episode 6)
    Season 36 Episode 6:

    Swedish Shrink Box

    Swedish shrink boxes made from hollowed wood with inserted bottoms.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wedged Tusk Tenon (Season 36 Episode 5)
    Season 36 Episode 5:

    Wedged Tusk Tenon

    Testing the strength of the classic wedged mortise and tenon joint for take-apart furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Waving Arm Whirligigs (Season 36 Episode 4)
    Season 36 Episode 4:

    Waving Arm Whirligigs

    Historical figures such as Benjamin Franklin and Muhammad Ali inspire a new line of waving arm wooden whirligigs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carved Oak Desk Box (Season 36 Episode 3)
    Season 36 Episode 3:

    Carved Oak Desk Box

    A slope-lidded, carved box made from white and red oak.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sliding Lid Boxes (Season 36 Episode 2)
    Season 36 Episode 2:

    Sliding Lid Boxes

    Easy-to-make wooden gift boxes with mitered corners and lids that slide in grooves.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Van Gogh's Chair (Season 36 Episode 1)
    Season 36 Episode 1:

    Van Gogh's Chair

    Reviving Vincent Van Gogh's famous chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Plain Pine Box (Season 35 Episode 13)
    Season 35 Episode 13:

    Plain Pine Box

    The simplest form of furniture -- the plain pine box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tool Smithing With Peter Ross (Season 35 Episode 12)
    Season 35 Episode 12:

    Tool Smithing With Peter Ross

    The art of tool-making, including dividers, calipers and turning tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Welsh Stick Chair II (Season 35 Episode 11)
    Season 35 Episode 11:

    Welsh Stick Chair II

    Shaping spindles and backs on a Welsh stick chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Welsh Stick Chair (Season 35 Episode 10)
    Season 35 Episode 10:

    Welsh Stick Chair

    The Welsh stick chair, a cousin of the Windsor chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hollows & Rounds (Season 35 Episode 9)
    Season 35 Episode 9:

    Hollows & Rounds

    Making and using wooden hollows and rounds.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bowl Carving With Peter Follansbee (Season 35 Episode 8)
    Season 35 Episode 8:

    Bowl Carving With Peter Follansbee

    Hewing huge bowls from poplar and sycamore wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Cross Cut Conundrum (Season 35 Episode 7)
    Season 35 Episode 7:

    Cross Cut Conundrum

    Cross-cutting wood saw.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turning Shaker Knobs (Season 35 Episode 6)
    Season 35 Episode 6:

    Turning Shaker Knobs

    Turning the cherry knobs for Shaker furniture with a foot-powered lathe; finishing a joined table top.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Groovers & Shakers (Season 35 Episode 5)
    Season 35 Episode 5:

    Groovers & Shakers

    The dovetailed and grooved construction techniques of Shaker drawers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Double Drawer Shaker Table (Season 35 Episode 4)
    Season 35 Episode 4:

    Double Drawer Shaker Table

    Cutting the mortise and tenon joints for the legs and frame of a Shaker table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Stamp Out Cookie Carving! (Season 35 Episode 3)
    Season 35 Episode 3:

    Stamp Out Cookie Carving!

    Carving springerle cookie molds from apple and cherry wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show II (Season 35 Episode 2)
    Season 35 Episode 2:

    Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show II

    Completing the rocking cradle with pine sides and rockers, joined together by a lathe-turned carrier bar.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show (Season 35 Episode 1)
    Season 35 Episode 1:

    Rocky Bentwood Cradle Show

    Shaping and bending ash wood bows for a rocking cradle based on one from the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodwright! -- The Musical (Season 34 Episode 13)
    Season 34 Episode 13:

    Woodwright! -- The Musical

    A musical misadventure with the Underhill Rose band.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tempered Steel (Season 34 Episode 12)
    Season 34 Episode 12:

    Tempered Steel

    Forging, welding, hardening and tempering tool steel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetail Saw (Season 34 Episode 11)
    Season 34 Episode 11:

    Dovetail Saw

    A brass-backed hand saw.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Crotch and the Horse (Season 34 Episode 10)
    Season 34 Episode 10:

    The Crotch and the Horse

    An old shaving horse from the Virginia mountains demonstrates that the natural shapes in timber make the strongest wooden construction.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Fitting Brass (Season 34 Episode 9)
    Season 34 Episode 9:

    Fitting Brass

    Fitting brass corners and hardware flush with surfaces of campaign furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Campaign Furniture (Season 34 Episode 8)
    Season 34 Episode 8:

    Campaign Furniture

    Campaign furniture made for travel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shop Class Tabouret (Season 34 Episode 7)
    Season 34 Episode 7:

    Shop Class Tabouret

    Pay attention to the grain when making an old shop class plant stand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Daring Diagonal Dovetails (Season 34 Episode 6)
    Season 34 Episode 6:

    Daring Diagonal Dovetails

    Cutting the rising diagonal dovetail to make strong corners.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Viceless Devices (Season 34 Episode 5)
    Season 34 Episode 5:

    Viceless Devices

    Rediscovering an old trick.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tapered Tail Tripod Table 2 (Season 34 Episode 4)
    Season 34 Episode 4:

    Tapered Tail Tripod Table 2

    A tripod table with a walnut burl top and tapered dovetails.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tapered Tail Tripod Table 1 (Season 34 Episode 3)
    Season 34 Episode 3:

    Tapered Tail Tripod Table 1

    A tripod table with walnut legs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Pinch Rod and Squeezy Blocks (Season 34 Episode 2)
    Season 34 Episode 2:

    Pinch Rod and Squeezy Blocks

    A pair of sliding diagonal rods with copper collars.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Taming the Timber Bench (Season 34 Episode 1)
    Season 34 Episode 1:

    Taming the Timber Bench

    A classic German carpenter's bench with stopped sliding dovetails.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dutch Tool Chest With Christopher Schwarz (Season 33 Episode 12)
    Season 33 Episode 12:

    Dutch Tool Chest With Christopher Schwarz

    A simple and useful Dutch tool chest with a 30-degree slanted lid.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Try Square With Christopher Schwarz (Season 33 Episode 11)
    Season 33 Episode 11:

    Try Square With Christopher Schwarz

    English try square based on examples in the Benjamin Seaton tool chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Early Iron With Peter Ross (Season 33 Episode 10)
    Season 33 Episode 10:

    Early Iron With Peter Ross

    Forging iron hinges and locks.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Paneled Chest With Peter Follansbee (Season 33 Episode 9)
    Season 33 Episode 9:

    Paneled Chest With Peter Follansbee

    Making and fitting beveled panels and storage till into a framed chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Joined Chest With Peter Follansbee (Season 33 Episode 8)
    Season 33 Episode 8:

    Joined Chest With Peter Follansbee

    Framing a small, mortised and tenoned chest in the Old English style.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sharpen That Saw! (Season 33 Episode 6)
    Season 33 Episode 6:

    Sharpen That Saw!

    Sharpening handsaws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Swinging Saw Vise (Season 33 Episode 5)
    Season 33 Episode 5:

    Swinging Saw Vise

    Old saw-sharpening vise.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rachell's Standing Desk 2 (Season 33 Episode 2)
    Season 33 Episode 2:

    Rachell's Standing Desk 2

    The miter-clamped breadboard end makes a broad desktop that stays flat.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rachell's Standing Desk (Season 33 Episode 1)
    Season 33 Episode 1:

    Rachell's Standing Desk

    Pine standing desk.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Shaker Bend (Season 32 Episode 13)
    Season 32 Episode 13:

    The Shaker Bend

    Shaker craftsmen.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Enfield Cupboard (Season 32 Episode 12)
    Season 32 Episode 12:

    The Enfield Cupboard

    Shaker cabinet.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carving the Camellia (Season 32 Episode 10)
    Season 32 Episode 10:

    Carving the Camellia

    High-relief carving with sharp gouges and good-grained wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Raising Panel-Zona (Season 32 Episode 9)
    Season 32 Episode 9:

    Raising Panel-Zona

    Raised panels for doors.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wretched Ratchet Reading Rack (Season 32 Episode 8)
    Season 32 Episode 8:

    Wretched Ratchet Reading Rack

    Adjustable bookstand from walnut and maple.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Troublesome Triangle Stool (Season 32 Episode 7)
    Season 32 Episode 7:

    The Troublesome Triangle Stool

    Triangular stool.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Screw Cuttin' Lathe (Season 32 Episode 6)
    Season 32 Episode 6:

    Screw Cuttin' Lathe

    Making metal screws with an 1889 foot-powered lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Two Screws for You! (Season 32 Episode 5)
    Season 32 Episode 5:

    Two Screws for You!

    Two-screw wooden vise.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Anarchist's Tool Chest (Season 32 Episode 4)
    Season 32 Episode 4:

    The Anarchist's Tool Chest

    Simple tool chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Table Joints Rule! (Season 32 Episode 3)
    Season 32 Episode 3:

    Table Joints Rule!

    Making a drop-leaf table without the rule joint.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Eleven Grooved Box (Season 32 Episode 2)
    Season 32 Episode 2:

    The Eleven Grooved Box

    Tidy oak box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Simple Sash (Season 31 Episode 13)
    Season 31 Episode 13:

    Simple Sash

    Restoring windows in an old mill using a guide stick system.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Offset Turning (Season 31 Episode 12)
    Season 31 Episode 12:

    Offset Turning

    Turning ovals and offsets by measuring once and turning twice.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Iron Work for Timber Work (Season 31 Episode 11)
    Season 31 Episode 11:

    Iron Work for Timber Work

    Spike dogs and cant hooks for log holding and handling.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hammer Veneering With Steve Latta (Season 31 Episode 10)
    Season 31 Episode 10:

    Hammer Veneering With Steve Latta

    Classic hammer veneering.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Inlaid Lettering With Steve Latta (Season 31 Episode 9)
    Season 31 Episode 9:

    Inlaid Lettering With Steve Latta

    Making a name in holly wood by setting slender stringing into the slotted surface.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carving Swedish Spoons With Peter Follansbee (Season 31 Episode 8)
    Season 31 Episode 8:

    Carving Swedish Spoons With Peter Follansbee

    Making spoons using an axe and traditional hook knife.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Elizabethan Joint Stool With Peter Follansbee (Season 31 Episode 7)
    Season 31 Episode 7:

    Elizabethan Joint Stool With Peter Follansbee

    Traditional joint stool.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - English Layout Square With Chris Schwarz (Season 31 Episode 6)
    Season 31 Episode 6:

    English Layout Square With Chris Schwarz

    A simple square with laps and bridles.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Painless Panel Doors (Season 31 Episode 4)
    Season 31 Episode 4:

    Painless Panel Doors

    Making the stiles and rails of a classic raised panel door.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hurray for Hickory! (Season 31 Episode 3)
    Season 31 Episode 3:

    Hurray for Hickory!

    Making wooden rakes and rounded reels from steam-bent stock.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - As the Saw Turns (Season 31 Episode 2)
    Season 31 Episode 2:

    As the Saw Turns

    Bow saw.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Field Gate Hinges (Season 30 Episode 13)
    Season 30 Episode 13:

    Field Gate Hinges

    Oak field gate.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Oak Field Gate (Season 30 Episode 12)
    Season 30 Episode 12:

    Oak Field Gate

    Mortise and tenon joints frame a gate.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Thomas Day, Cabinetmaker (Season 30 Episode 11)
    Season 30 Episode 11:

    Thomas Day, Cabinetmaker

    The work of Thomas Day, a free black cabinetmaker in North Carolina during the 1800s.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Tiny Tool Kit (Season 30 Episode 10)
    Season 30 Episode 10:

    The Tiny Tool Kit

    Stretching a basic kit of tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sawing Secrets (Season 30 Episode 9)
    Season 30 Episode 9:

    Sawing Secrets

    The three classes of English sawcuts.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Case for Books (Season 30 Episode 8)
    Season 30 Episode 8:

    The Case for Books

    Cutting the dado and sliding joints to make a bookcase.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Continuous Arm Rocking Chair (Season 30 Episode 6)
    Season 30 Episode 6:

    Continuous Arm Rocking Chair

    Completing the rocking chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Continuous Arm Rocking Chair (Season 30 Episode 5)
    Season 30 Episode 5:

    Continuous Arm Rocking Chair

    Comfortable rocking chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Till in the Tool Chest (Season 30 Episode 4)
    Season 30 Episode 4:

    The Till in the Tool Chest

    An old tool chest dates back to the early 1800s.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Mind Over Miter (Season 30 Episode 3)
    Season 30 Episode 3:

    Mind Over Miter

    Fitting frames and fine furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making Marvelous Moldings (Season 30 Episode 2)
    Season 30 Episode 2:

    Making Marvelous Moldings

    Corner cupboard.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Case of the Corner Cupboard (Season 30 Episode 1)
    Season 30 Episode 1:

    Case of the Corner Cupboard

    An 18th-century corner cupboard.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Corner Cupboard (Season 29 Episode 13)
    Season 29 Episode 13:

    Corner Cupboard

    Completing the corner cupboard with glass casement doors and molded crown.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Corner Cupboard (Season 29 Episode 12)
    Season 29 Episode 12:

    Corner Cupboard

    Building the frame and panel door for a corner cupboard.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hancock Pedestal Table (Season 29 Episode 10)
    Season 29 Episode 10:

    Hancock Pedestal Table

    A walnut tripod table boasts a turned top and dovetailed legs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Crutch in Time (Season 29 Episode 9)
    Season 29 Episode 9:

    A Crutch in Time

    Wood has a lightness to support a leg that is lacking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Harvard Side Table (Season 29 Episode 8)
    Season 29 Episode 8:

    Harvard Side Table

    A sturdy Shaker side table has arched feet and tenoned trestle top.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Steam Power Sawmill (Season 29 Episode 7)
    Season 29 Episode 7:

    Steam Power Sawmill

    A giant steam engine drives ancient saws and window sash mills.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wood and Water (Season 29 Episode 6)
    Season 29 Episode 6:

    Wood and Water

    A woodworker deals with swelling, shrinking, bending and breaking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Mary May, Woodcarver (Season 29 Episode 5)
    Season 29 Episode 5:

    Mary May, Woodcarver

    Charleston woodcarver.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Rocker Seat (Season 29 Episode 4)
    Season 29 Episode 4:

    Shaker Rocker Seat

    Traditional Shaker worsted tape in checkerboard patterns.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Rocker Frame (Season 29 Episode 3)
    Season 29 Episode 3:

    Shaker Rocker Frame

    A classic rocking chair of turned and steam-bent maple.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Secrets of the Whirlygig (Season 29 Episode 2)
    Season 29 Episode 2:

    Secrets of the Whirlygig

    The whirlygig man turns a hand to mechanical toys.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworking in Berea (Season 28 Episode 13)
    Season 28 Episode 13:

    Woodworking in Berea

    Building chairs, instruments and fine furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Viking Tool Chest (Season 28 Episode 12)
    Season 28 Episode 12:

    A Viking Tool Chest

    A medieval tool kit.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Holly Wood Spectacular (Season 28 Episode 11)
    Season 28 Episode 11:

    Holly Wood Spectacular

    Decorative veneer patterns using oval engines and sharp knives.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hammer Veneer (Season 28 Episode 10)
    Season 28 Episode 10:

    Hammer Veneer

    Hand cutting and applying fine wood veneer.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Animated Wooden Toys (Season 28 Episode 9)
    Season 28 Episode 9:

    Animated Wooden Toys

    Carved wooden toys.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Very Boring Program (Season 28 Episode 7)
    Season 28 Episode 7:

    A Very Boring Program

    Drilling bits, braces, augers and angle borers; boring a square hole.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - File Philosophy (Season 28 Episode 6)
    Season 28 Episode 6:

    File Philosophy

    Cold joining and shaping Colonial locks and hinges.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Classical Carving (Season 28 Episode 5)
    Season 28 Episode 5:

    Classical Carving

    First lessons in fine furniture carving from Mack Headley, Colonial Williamsburg cabinet shop.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Thomas Jefferson's Bookstand (Season 28 Episode 4)
    Season 28 Episode 4:

    Thomas Jefferson's Bookstand

    A five-sided bookstand based on designs found in Paris.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Joiner's Tool Chest (Season 28 Episode 3)
    Season 28 Episode 3:

    Joiner's Tool Chest

    Finishing the chest with a mitered and paneled lid and tongue-and-groove bottom.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Joiner's Tool Chest (Season 28 Episode 2)
    Season 28 Episode 2:

    Joiner's Tool Chest

    A little dovetailed chest of pine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Governor's PoBoy (Season 28 Episode 1)
    Season 28 Episode 1:

    The Governor's PoBoy

    North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley makes a walnut side table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Henry Ford's Museum Village (Season 27 Episode 13)
    Season 27 Episode 13:

    Henry Ford's Museum Village

    A celebration of American innovation at Greenfield Village.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Sordid Blacksmith (Season 27 Episode 12)
    Season 27 Episode 12:

    The Sordid Blacksmith

    A Williamsburg blacksmith forges hinges following instructions in a 17th-century manual.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworking With Tillers International (Season 27 Episode 11)
    Season 27 Episode 11:

    Woodworking With Tillers International

    Ox yokes and timber framing at a school fixated on low-tech solutions.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - German Woodcraft in America (Season 27 Episode 10)
    Season 27 Episode 10:

    German Woodcraft in America

    Woodworking traditions of the Moravian settlers at Old Salem.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Parallelogram Plant Stand (Season 27 Episode 9)
    Season 27 Episode 9:

    Parallelogram Plant Stand

    Swinging shelves keep plants in the sun on a Victorian stand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Candle Box With Secret Drawer (Season 27 Episode 8)
    Season 27 Episode 8:

    Candle Box With Secret Drawer

    Hidden drawer on a missionary's candle box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Violin Maker Joe Thrift (Season 27 Episode 7)
    Season 27 Episode 7:

    Violin Maker Joe Thrift

    A modern violin-maker works with tools and techniques that have not changed for centuries.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - French Work Bench (Season 27 Episode 6)
    Season 27 Episode 6:

    French Work Bench

    A tool chest, drawers and vises complete the workbench.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - French Work Bench (Season 27 Episode 5)
    Season 27 Episode 5:

    French Work Bench

    A workbench from Provence uses puzzling dovetails to join the legs and bench top.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Screw Box for Wooden Threads (Season 27 Episode 4)
    Season 27 Episode 4:

    Screw Box for Wooden Threads

    Metalworking forges the cutters to make wooden screws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand (Season 27 Episode 3)
    Season 27 Episode 3:

    Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand

    Steam-bent hoops and wooden adjusting screws complete the 18th-century embroidery stand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand (Season 27 Episode 2)
    Season 27 Episode 2:

    Ball & Socket Embroidery Stand

    An 18th-century embroidery stand from Colonial Williamsburg.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Peter & the Box (Season 27 Episode 1)
    Season 27 Episode 1:

    Peter & the Box

    A 17th-century Bible box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Dovetail Variations (Season 26 Episode 13)
    Season 26 Episode 13:

    The Dovetail Variations

    Many forms of journeyman joint hold drawers together.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Old Woodworking Machines (Season 26 Episode 12)
    Season 26 Episode 12:

    Old Woodworking Machines

    Belt-driven machines from the 19th century make window sashes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Upholstering Your Seat (Season 26 Episode 11)
    Season 26 Episode 11:

    Upholstering Your Seat

    Making and restoring webbed and stuffed chair-seats.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - An English Garden Wheelbarrow (Season 26 Episode 10)
    Season 26 Episode 10:

    An English Garden Wheelbarrow

    Fitting the beveled elm panels into the oak wheelbarrow frame.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - An English Garden Wheelbarrow (Season 26 Episode 9)
    Season 26 Episode 9:

    An English Garden Wheelbarrow

    Oak, ash, elm and iron make the wheel of the barrow.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Japanese Planes With John Reed Fox (Season 26 Episode 8)
    Season 26 Episode 8:

    Japanese Planes With John Reed Fox

    How to sharpen, tune and use the Japanese plane.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Spirit of Woodcraft (Season 26 Episode 7)
    Season 26 Episode 7:

    The Spirit of Woodcraft

    Thoreau's search for moral lessons in the grain of the woodwork.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan (Season 26 Episode 6)
    Season 26 Episode 6:

    Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan

    Framing and finishing the Windsor highchair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan (Season 26 Episode 5)
    Season 26 Episode 5:

    Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan

    Bending and turning the stock to make a Windsor highchair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rustic Chairs With Skye Gregson (Season 26 Episode 4)
    Season 26 Episode 4:

    Rustic Chairs With Skye Gregson

    A second-generation maker of furniture builds chairs in the rustic Adirondack style.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Barley Twist Table (Season 26 Episode 3)
    Season 26 Episode 3:

    Barley Twist Table

    Turning and carving the double spiral of the barley-twist table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Barley Twist Table (Season 26 Episode 2)
    Season 26 Episode 2:

    Barley Twist Table

    A three-legged, oak drop-leaf table hails from the English Civil War era.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Ship in a Bottle (Season 26 Episode 1)
    Season 26 Episode 1:

    A Ship in a Bottle

    A maritime miniature in a flask.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Restoring Jefferson's and Madison's Homes (Season 25 Episode 13)
    Season 25 Episode 13:

    Restoring Jefferson's and Madison's Homes

    Restoring Thomas Jefferson's retreat, Poplar Forest, and James Madison's Montpelier.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Museum of Appalachia (Season 25 Episode 12)
    Season 25 Episode 12:

    The Museum of Appalachia

    A Tennessee museum with perpetual motion machines and white oak baskets.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Country Chair Seats (Season 25 Episode 11)
    Season 25 Episode 11:

    Country Chair Seats

    Authentic bottoms for post and rung chairs made from hickory bark and corn shucks.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Nora Hall, Woodcarver (Season 25 Episode 10)
    Season 25 Episode 10:

    Nora Hall, Woodcarver

    Nora Hall is trained in the European woodcarving tradition.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Workbench Doors and Drawers (Season 25 Episode 9)
    Season 25 Episode 9:

    Workbench Doors and Drawers

    A workbench made of panel-raising planing and hand-cut dovetails.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Cabinet Workbench (Season 25 Episode 8)
    Season 25 Episode 8:

    Cabinet Workbench

    A little workbench.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Niddy Noddy & Weaver's Swift (Season 25 Episode 7)
    Season 25 Episode 7:

    Niddy Noddy & Weaver's Swift

    Two traditional tools for the weaver's wool.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodturning Wisdom (Season 25 Episode 6)
    Season 25 Episode 6:

    Woodturning Wisdom

    Foot-powered lathes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Three Chests of Tools (Season 25 Episode 5)
    Season 25 Episode 5:

    Three Chests of Tools

    Secrets inside tool chests from three generations of British and American woodworkers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Melencolia Plane (Season 25 Episode 4)
    Season 25 Episode 4:

    The Melencolia Plane

    The Renaissance Man's woodworking plane.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Jeff Headley, Cabinetmaker (Season 25 Episode 3)
    Season 25 Episode 3:

    Jeff Headley, Cabinetmaker

    A master craftsman makes a walnut desk with secret drawers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wooden Puzzles (Season 25 Episode 2)
    Season 25 Episode 2:

    Wooden Puzzles

    Making puzzles out of maple, ebony and cocobolo.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Garden Bench (Season 25 Episode 1)
    Season 25 Episode 1:

    Garden Bench

    A little garden bench made from heart cypress.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Inlaid Legs With Steve Latta (Season 24 Episode 13)
    Season 24 Episode 13:

    Inlaid Legs With Steve Latta

    Using simple tools to make inlaid patterns on the legs of federal furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chess Board & Box (Season 24 Episode 12)
    Season 24 Episode 12:

    Chess Board & Box

    Alternating squares of light and dark wood to make a chess board and box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turning Chess Pieces (Season 24 Episode 11)
    Season 24 Episode 11:

    Turning Chess Pieces

    Chess pieces.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - One Piece Woodworking (Season 24 Episode 10)
    Season 24 Episode 10:

    One Piece Woodworking

    Unfolding a solid block into multilateral products.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Norwegian Pram & Snow Skis With Mark Hansen (Season 24 Episode 9)
    Season 24 Episode 9:

    Norwegian Pram & Snow Skis With Mark Hansen

    A woodworker makes tools for transiting water.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turned and Hewn Bowls & Spoons (Season 24 Episode 8)
    Season 24 Episode 8:

    Turned and Hewn Bowls & Spoons

    Treenware; bowls; spoons.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworking at the North House Folk School (Season 24 Episode 7)
    Season 24 Episode 7:

    Woodworking at the North House Folk School

    Craftsmen at the North House Folk School.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wooden Thread Cutter (Season 24 Episode 6)
    Season 24 Episode 6:

    Wooden Thread Cutter

    Wooden thread cutter; wooden vise screws and nuts.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Foot Power Lathe (Season 24 Episode 5)
    Season 24 Episode 5:

    The Foot Power Lathe

    Wood turning; treadle lathes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - White Cooperage With Norm Pederson (Season 24 Episode 4)
    Season 24 Episode 4:

    White Cooperage With Norm Pederson

    Cooperage; butter bucket; cheese churn.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Acadian Chair (Season 24 Episode 3)
    Season 24 Episode 3:

    Acadian Chair

    Splitting and shaving a French-Canadian chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tinsmithing With Anne Pederson (Season 24 Episode 2)
    Season 24 Episode 2:

    Tinsmithing With Anne Pederson

    Cutting and soldering coffee pots and tin cups.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaving Horse (Season 24 Episode 1)
    Season 24 Episode 1:

    Shaving Horse

    Foot-operated vise.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Paneled Cedar Chest (Season 23 Episode 13)
    Season 23 Episode 13:

    Paneled Cedar Chest

    Carving the curved panels of red cedar for a cedar chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The First American Woodworkers (Season 23 Episode 12)
    Season 23 Episode 12:

    The First American Woodworkers

    Carving Cherokee flutes and masks.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Child's Rocker and Sliding Dovetail Stool (Season 23 Episode 11)
    Season 23 Episode 11:

    Child's Rocker and Sliding Dovetail Stool

    Two chairs for children -- a child's rocker and a little stool with sliding dovetails.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Turning Triangle Table (Season 23 Episode 10)
    Season 23 Episode 10:

    The Turning Triangle Table

    Turning the top of a colonial revival triangular table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodcraft at Conner Prairie (Season 23 Episode 9)
    Season 23 Episode 9:

    Woodcraft at Conner Prairie

    Indiana frontier and early town life at Conner Prairie.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodcraft of the Southern Highlands (Season 23 Episode 8)
    Season 23 Episode 8:

    Woodcraft of the Southern Highlands

    Woodworkers and blacksmiths of the southern Appalachian Mountains.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carving With Calvo (Season 23 Episode 7)
    Season 23 Episode 7:

    Carving With Calvo

    Caver David Calvo gives lessons in traditional woodworking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Roundabout Chair (Season 23 Episode 6)
    Season 23 Episode 6:

    Roundabout Chair

    A turned corner chair on the treadle lathe with a rush seat and built-up back.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Using Planes (Season 23 Episode 5)
    Season 23 Episode 5:

    Using Planes

    Sharpening, tuning and using wood planes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Inlay With Steve Latta (Season 23 Episode 4)
    Season 23 Episode 4:

    Inlay With Steve Latta

    How to inlay furniture with traditional tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making the New Workbench (Season 23 Episode 3)
    Season 23 Episode 3:

    Making the New Workbench

    Work is completed on a new workbench with grooves, rabbets and dados.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making the New Workbench (Season 23 Episode 2)
    Season 23 Episode 2:

    Making the New Workbench

    Oak workbench.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Boy Mechanic (Season 23 Episode 1)
    Season 23 Episode 1:

    The Boy Mechanic

    Designs from a century old boy's how-to book.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Craftsmen of Old Sturbridge Village (Season 22 Episode 13)
    Season 22 Episode 13:

    Craftsmen of Old Sturbridge Village

    The woodworking shop at Old Sturbridge Village, Mass.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Colonial Carpenters (Season 22 Episode 12)
    Season 22 Episode 12:

    The Colonial Carpenters

    Historic houses; Williamsburg, Va.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Plymouth Plantation Woodworker (Season 22 Episode 11)
    Season 22 Episode 11:

    Plymouth Plantation Woodworker

    A re-created Pilgrim village reveals secrets of early American woodworkers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Limberjacks & Dancing Dolls (Season 22 Episode 10)
    Season 22 Episode 10:

    Limberjacks & Dancing Dolls

    Carving limberjack dolls that dance.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Williamsburg Wheelwright (Season 22 Episode 9)
    Season 22 Episode 9:

    Williamsburg Wheelwright

    Wooden wagon wheels; Williamsburg, Va.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rustic Furniture Maker Dan Mack (Season 22 Episode 8)
    Season 22 Episode 8:

    Rustic Furniture Maker Dan Mack

    Furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shutter Dogs From the Blacksmiths (Season 22 Episode 7)
    Season 22 Episode 7:

    Shutter Dogs From the Blacksmiths

    Blacksmiths in Williamsburg, Va., forge Colonial-era shutters.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Canadian Cradle (Season 22 Episode 6)
    Season 22 Episode 6:

    Canadian Cradle

    Crafting a cradle from pine and decorating it in the American Indian style.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Spill Plane & Book Stand (Season 22 Episode 5)
    Season 22 Episode 5:

    Spill Plane & Book Stand

    Two items from centuries past -- the spill plane and book stand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Scandinavian Milking Stool (Season 22 Episode 4)
    Season 22 Episode 4:

    Scandinavian Milking Stool

    Four-legged milking stool from the land of the Vikings.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Craftsman Wall Cabinet (Season 22 Episode 3)
    Season 22 Episode 3:

    Craftsman Wall Cabinet

    Solid oak, glass-fronted cabinet in the Arts and Crafts style.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Work Table (Season 22 Episode 2)
    Season 22 Episode 2:

    Shaker Work Table

    An ingenious table with a dovetailed drawer that opens at either end.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetail a Triangular Box (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    Dovetail a Triangular Box

    Making a tulip wood jewelry box with a walnut lid and inserted walnut dovetails.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Colonial Tablemaker (Season 21 Episode 13)
    Season 21 Episode 13:

    Colonial Tablemaker

    Tips from Williamsburg cabinetmakers who made traditional tables.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Flintlock Gunsmith (Season 21 Episode 12)
    Season 21 Episode 12:

    Flintlock Gunsmith

    Making a weapon of walnut and wrought steel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Window From Williamsburg (Season 21 Episode 11)
    Season 21 Episode 11:

    Window From Williamsburg

    Sash derived from designs by Colonial carpenters.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tiny Furniture (Season 21 Episode 10)
    Season 21 Episode 10:

    Tiny Furniture

    Chairs for children and dolls.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Blacksmith Hinges (Season 21 Episode 9)
    Season 21 Episode 9:

    Blacksmith Hinges

    Historic house; hovel; hinges; hopper; hewing.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Fools for Tools (Season 21 Episode 8)
    Season 21 Episode 8:

    Fools for Tools

    Tool repair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Impossible Joints (Season 21 Episode 7)
    Season 21 Episode 7:

    Impossible Joints

    Dovetail; joints.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Timber Frame at the Folklife Festival (Season 21 Episode 6)
    Season 21 Episode 6:

    Timber Frame at the Folklife Festival

    Restoring and raising a timber barn at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Walnut Krumhorn (Season 21 Episode 5)
    Season 21 Episode 5:

    Walnut Krumhorn

    Making a medieval music instrument that is played like a recorder.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rounder Plane (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:

    Rounder Plane

    Rounder plane; dowels.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Toolbox From the 1940s (Season 21 Episode 3)
    Season 21 Episode 3:

    Toolbox From the 1940s

    Toolbox.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Welsh Chair Bodger Don Weber (Season 21 Episode 2)
    Season 21 Episode 2:

    Welsh Chair Bodger Don Weber

    Chair; Welsh woodworking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Sawhorse (Season 21 Episode 1)
    Season 21 Episode 1:

    The Sawhorse

    Producing a sawhorse for the professional or the putterer, using pine polygons.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Twentieth Anniversary Show (Season 20 Episode 13)
    Season 20 Episode 13:

    Twentieth Anniversary Show

    Host Roy Underhill looks back at 20 years of woodcarving, from trips abroad to hand-tool injuries.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Windsor Chair Master, Michael Dunbar (Season 20 Episode 12)
    Season 20 Episode 12:

    Windsor Chair Master, Michael Dunbar

    Michael Dunbar demonstrates his technique for making Windsor chairs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Carving With the Cabinetmakers (Season 20 Episode 11)
    Season 20 Episode 11:

    Carving With the Cabinetmakers

    The cabinetmakers at the Hay Shop at Colonial Williamsburg demonstrate their skills.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Toys That Make Noise (Season 20 Episode 10)
    Season 20 Episode 10:

    Toys That Make Noise

    Creating flutes, whistles, rattles and other noise-making toys.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - In the Blacksmith Shop (Season 20 Episode 9)
    Season 20 Episode 9:

    In the Blacksmith Shop

    How colonial hardware and tools are made at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Marquetry Master Patrick Edwards (Season 20 Episode 8)
    Season 20 Episode 8:

    Marquetry Master Patrick Edwards

    Patrick Edwards demonstrates the art behind 18th-century ebinestes-made furniture decorated with colored wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Eastfield Village (Season 20 Episode 7)
    Season 20 Episode 7:

    Eastfield Village

    Re-creating and restoring 19th-century furniture and other items.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Decoy Carver (Season 20 Episode 6)
    Season 20 Episode 6:

    Decoy Carver

    A master carver whose decoys sell for thousands of dollars offers advice to novice carvers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Timber Corner (Season 20 Episode 5)
    Season 20 Episode 5:

    Timber Corner

    Constructing mortise-and-tenon and dovetail joints with heavy-timber carpentry.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Writers Bookcase (Season 20 Episode 4)
    Season 20 Episode 4:

    Writers Bookcase

    Building a floor-standing oak bookcase designed especially for reference books.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Banjo Man George Wunderlich (Season 20 Episode 3)
    Season 20 Episode 3:

    Banjo Man George Wunderlich

    Banjomaker George Wunderlich explains how to build a 19th-century banjo.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turned Corner Chair (Season 20 Episode 2)
    Season 20 Episode 2:

    Turned Corner Chair

    Constructing a lathe-turned, three-legged chair found in the paintings of Bruegel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Desk Box (Season 20 Episode 1)
    Season 20 Episode 1:

    Desk Box

    Making a walnut and pine desk box using a saw, a plane and a chisel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Art of Cooperage (Season 19 Episode 13)
    Season 19 Episode 13:

    Art of Cooperage

    Making buckets.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wayne Barton, Chip Carver (Season 19 Episode 12)
    Season 19 Episode 12:

    Wayne Barton, Chip Carver

    Wayne Barton, director of the Alpine School of Woodworking; chip carving.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chair Ladder (Season 19 Episode 11)
    Season 19 Episode 11:

    Chair Ladder

    Chair transforms into a ladder.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wheeled Toys (Season 19 Episode 10)
    Season 19 Episode 10:

    Wheeled Toys

    Segmented and turned wheels for toys that roll.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sharpen the Saw (Season 19 Episode 9)
    Season 19 Episode 9:

    Sharpen the Saw

    Sharpening saws; making saws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Frank Klaus (Season 19 Episode 8)
    Season 19 Episode 8:

    Frank Klaus

    Hungarian-born cabinetmaker and dovetailer Frank Klaus.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tool Traditions of New England (Season 19 Episode 7)
    Season 19 Episode 7:

    Tool Traditions of New England

    Museums dedicated to technology preservationists Henry Mercer and Eric Sloane.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Amistad (Season 19 Episode 6)
    Season 19 Episode 6:

    Amistad

    Mystic Seaport craftsmen build a full-scale replica of a slave ship.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - David Calvos: Master Woodcarver (Season 19 Episode 5)
    Season 19 Episode 5:

    David Calvos: Master Woodcarver

    Floral carving; David Calvos.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Lyle Wheeler: Chair & Spinning Wheel Maker (Season 19 Episode 4)
    Season 19 Episode 4:

    Lyle Wheeler: Chair & Spinning Wheel Maker

    Making a chair from a tree the traditional way.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tuckaway Table (Season 19 Episode 3)
    Season 19 Episode 3:

    Tuckaway Table

    A space-saving table based on a 17th-century design.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Yoke's on Me (Season 19 Episode 2)
    Season 19 Episode 2:

    The Yoke's on Me

    Hewing, carving and turning a shoulder yoke for carrying sap buckets.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailed Drawers (Season 19 Episode 1)
    Season 19 Episode 1:

    Dovetailed Drawers

    Fitting out a tool cabinet with shelves and dovetailed drawers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Jamestown Woodworkers, 1607 (Season 18 Episode 13)
    Season 18 Episode 13:

    Jamestown Woodworkers, 1607

    How the Jamestown colonists built their settlement in 1607.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Swinging Cradle From Saxony (Season 18 Episode 12)
    Season 18 Episode 12:

    Swinging Cradle From Saxony

    Cradle.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Old Salem (Season 18 Episode 11)
    Season 18 Episode 11:

    Old Salem

    The woodworking traditions of the 18th-century Moravians.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Traditional Toys (Season 18 Episode 10)
    Season 18 Episode 10:

    Traditional Toys

    Making traditional Russian folk toys, including pecking chickens and blacksmithing bears.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworking Gizmos (Season 18 Episode 9)
    Season 18 Episode 9:

    Woodworking Gizmos

    Repairing and using 19th-century tools, including folding saw machines and treadle jigsaws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wall Tool Chest (Season 18 Episode 8)
    Season 18 Episode 8:

    Wall Tool Chest

    Mounting a tool cabinet over a workbench.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - White Oak Basket (Season 18 Episode 7)
    Season 18 Episode 7:

    White Oak Basket

    Williamsburg basketmaker Robert Watson constructs a white oak basket.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Treadle Lathe (Season 18 Episode 6)
    Season 18 Episode 6:

    Treadle Lathe

    Using a foot-powered treadle lathe for wood turning.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Debate of the Carpenter's Tools (Season 18 Episode 5)
    Season 18 Episode 5:

    Debate of the Carpenter's Tools

    Carpentry tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bark and Rustic Work (Season 18 Episode 4)
    Season 18 Episode 4:

    Bark and Rustic Work

    Making rustic furniture using the inner bark of a hickory tree.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chairs for Children (Season 18 Episode 3)
    Season 18 Episode 3:

    Chairs for Children

    Two historic designs for a child's chair -- plank and post and rung.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chip Carving (Season 18 Episode 2)
    Season 18 Episode 2:

    Chip Carving

    Chip carving techniques for decorating furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailing a Cedar Box (Season 18 Episode 1)
    Season 18 Episode 1:

    Dovetailing a Cedar Box

    Dovetailing a humidor made from Spanish cedar.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworking in Upper Canada (Season 17 Episode 13)
    Season 17 Episode 13:

    Woodworking in Upper Canada

    A visit to Canada's largest open-air museum to see life before the advent of electricity.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Side Table (Season 17 Episode 12)
    Season 17 Episode 12:

    Shaker Side Table

    Making a single-drawered Shaker side table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hancock Shaker Village (Season 17 Episode 11)
    Season 17 Episode 11:

    Hancock Shaker Village

    A demonstration of Shaker craftsmanship that includes their famous round barns.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Nuts to You (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:

    Nuts to You

    Different kinds of nutcrackers, including two-plier styles, screw crackers and the Gallagher mallet.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wooden Tea Machine (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Wooden Tea Machine

    Tea machine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Window Sash Restoration (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    Window Sash Restoration

    Making replacement parts for damaged wooden windows using century-old tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hanging Book Case (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Hanging Book Case

    Making a traditional hanging bookcase with two shelves and hand-dovetailed drawers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Panel-Framed Bench (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Panel-Framed Bench

    Using nothing but hand planes and panel door joinery to build a hall bench with storage space underneath.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Boxes (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:

    Shaker Boxes

    Building Shaker boxes that are light and strong enough to stand on.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chinese Bamboo Chair (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Chinese Bamboo Chair

    Making a Chinese bamboo chair with a Western look.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Windsor High Chair (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    Windsor High Chair

    Making a Windsor high chair, from turning the legs on a foot-powered lathe to steam-bending the curving arms.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Whittling Chains & Ball in Cage (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    Whittling Chains & Ball in Cage

    Carving a traditional ball in a cage and endless chain, often found on Welsh love spoons.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make Your Shaving Horse (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:

    Make Your Shaving Horse

    Modifying a shaving horse to make benches of all kinds.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Pencil People (Season 16 Episode 13)
    Season 16 Episode 13:

    The Pencil People

    Historian Henry Petrovski and sharpener guru Gus Stefuriac trace the history of the pencil.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making Wooden Screws (Season 16 Episode 12)
    Season 16 Episode 12:

    Making Wooden Screws

    Roy Underhill explores the timber-framed houses of Old Salem, N.C., learning how Central European traditions were adapted.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Cutting the Knuckle-Hinge Joint (Season 16 Episode 11)
    Season 16 Episode 11:

    Cutting the Knuckle-Hinge Joint

    The craftsmen of Old Salem, N.C., keep alive the craft traditions of 18th-century settlers from Moravia.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sand-Powered Wooden Toys (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Sand-Powered Wooden Toys

    Toys with puzzle joints; sand-powered toys.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Comb-Back Windsor Chair (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Comb-Back Windsor Chair

    Finishing the Windsor chair using steam bending and carving techniques.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Comb-Back Windsor Chair (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Comb-Back Windsor Chair

    Framing a Windsor chair using a hickory log and a pine plank.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodcraft of Alsace, France (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Woodcraft of Alsace, France

    The craftsmen of the Alsace region of France who keep Gallic woodworking traditions alive.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - African Drum (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    African Drum

    Carving an African drum from a single, hollowed-out log.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Roll-Top Cabinet (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    Roll-Top Cabinet

    Roy Underhill makes a roll-front cabinet using techniques that can be applied to a full-size roll-top desk.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hunting the Giant Chisels of Gaul (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Hunting the Giant Chisels of Gaul

    Traditional French carpenters use the "besaigue," a giant double-edged chisel.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Holly and Brass Inlay on a Cedar Box (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Holly and Brass Inlay on a Cedar Box

    How to seamlessly inset holly and brass inlay into a cedar box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Secret Dovetailed Box (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    The Secret Dovetailed Box

    A complex box is made using the secret dovetail joint.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Arts & Crafts Bookcase (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Arts & Crafts Bookcase

    Roy Underhill makes a New York Roycroft colony-style bookcase.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Climbing a Colonial Steeple (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    Climbing a Colonial Steeple

    Early American carpentry is seen in the bell tower and steeple of a church built in 1750.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making a Leather Trunk (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Making a Leather Trunk

    How harness makers in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., make leather trunks using a wooden frame.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Adirondack Woodcraft (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Adirondack Woodcraft

    Secrets of New York's Adirondack regional woodworking specialties: rustic furniture and guide boats.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Candlestick Maker (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Candlestick Maker

    Variations on an adjustable-height candle stand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Folding Workbench II (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Folding Workbench II

    Completing the folding workbench and the devices for holding wood while it's being worked.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Folding Workbench I (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Folding Workbench I

    A 19th-century folding workbench made from oak and pine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Marionette Makers (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Marionette Makers

    Wooden puppets.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Wooden Boat School (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    The Wooden Boat School

    Roy Underhill visits a wooden boat building school in Maine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wooden Scoop Shovel and Spoons (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Wooden Scoop Shovel and Spoons

    Making a wooden scoop shovel out of a single piece of basswood or poplar.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Trestle Table (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Trestle Table

    Making a classic trestle table with a stay-flat top.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chisels, Gouges and Mallets (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Chisels, Gouges and Mallets

    How a dozen variations of the chisel work in shaping wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Jefferson's Walking-Stick Chair (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Jefferson's Walking-Stick Chair

    Making a walking stick that opens into a portable chair like one used by Thomas Jefferson.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Sharpening Tools (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Sharpening Tools

    How to sharpen chisels and planes, and a chisel's-eye view of making a whetstone case.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Blacksmiths Forge Ahead! (Season 14 Episode 13)
    Season 14 Episode 13:

    Blacksmiths Forge Ahead!

    Blacksmiths at Colonial Williamsburg, Va., demonstrate how to forge reproduction hinges, hasps and furniture hardware.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Williamsburg Blacksmiths (Season 14 Episode 12)
    Season 14 Episode 12:

    The Williamsburg Blacksmiths

    Blacksmiths at the Anderson forge in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., demonstrate how to make and temper woodworking tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tools of the Eighteenth Century (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    Tools of the Eighteenth Century

    A behind-the-scenes look at an exhibit of Early American woodworking tools at Colonial Williamsburg, Va.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Panel-Frame Construction (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Panel-Frame Construction

    Panel-frame technique; raised-panel construction.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Sewing Stand (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    Shaker Sewing Stand

    A Shaker-inspired sewing stand containing a lathe-turned tripod table and a dovetailed drawer.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wooden Lock and Key (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Wooden Lock and Key

    Making a wooden lock like the ones formerly used to secure kitchens and smokehouses.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Timber-Frame House (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    The Timber-Frame House

    How to build a timber-framed house using Early American tools and mortise-and-tenon joints.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Standing Embroidery Hoop (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Standing Embroidery Hoop

    A turned and bent-wood needlework hoop modeled after an 18th-century example in Colonial Williamsburg, Va.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Oak High Stool With a Hickory Bark Seat (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Oak High Stool With a Hickory Bark Seat

    Shaping white oak with drawknife and spokeshave into an Early American highchair in an introduction to post-and-rung chair-making.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Sailor's Sea Chest (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    A Sailor's Sea Chest

    Making a dovetailed sea chest that is shaped to fit against a ship's sloping sides.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Ancient Woodcraft of Ireland (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Ancient Woodcraft of Ireland

    Roy Underhill travels the Emerald Isle in search of Irish woodworkers and their traditions, including harp-making and thatching.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Carpenter's Tool Box (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    The Carpenter's Tool Box

    Crafted tool box; design and techniques; walnut cutlery tray.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworkers of the Red Dragon (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Woodworkers of the Red Dragon

    Roy Underhill visits the Welsh Folk Museum where he learns about clog-making, spoon-carving and other skills.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Timber Building in the Land of the Midnight Sun (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Timber Building in the Land of the Midnight Sun

    A tour of Scandinavia's folk museums and their log buildings.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Norwegian Wood (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Norwegian Wood

    Scandinavian woodworking traditions and the craftsmen who keep them alive.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Spiral Turning and Xylophone Tones (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    Spiral Turning and Xylophone Tones

    Starting a spiral turning on the lathe, then carving it into a double-helix candle stick.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Crazy Wooden Things for Kids to Make (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Crazy Wooden Things for Kids to Make

    Making a flying ball clock and other gadgets suitable for young woodworkers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Geddy Foundry of Williamsburg (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    The Geddy Foundry of Williamsburg

    A visit to the restored home and brass-and-pewter shop of James Geddy in Colonial Williamsburg, Va.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Windsor Chair (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Make a Windsor Chair

    How to finish the steam-bent hickory back of the Windsor chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Windsor Chair (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Make a Windsor Chair

    How to adz and smooth the chair's seat plank and bore holes for the legs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Windsor Chair (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Make a Windsor Chair

    The making of a Windsor chair begins with turning the spindles using a springpole lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Continental Army Canteen (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Continental Army Canteen

    Using old tools, Roy creates a hickory-bound cedar cask.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hickory Pitchfork (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Hickory Pitchfork

    A single piece of hickory is steamed and bent into a hay fork.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Fireplace Bellows (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Fireplace Bellows

    Roy Underhill and leathercrafter Doug Rowe make a fireplace bellows using pine, tin and leather.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Fair & Square (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Fair & Square

    Squaring with the broadax, the plane, the gauge and the try square.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - English Walnut Music Stand (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    English Walnut Music Stand

    A music stand with cabriole legs and an adjustable turned column.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Moravian Chair (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    Moravian Chair

    The sturdy little chair from Old Salem, a Moravian settlement in the Piedmont region of North Carolina.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodcarvers of the Sacred (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Woodcarvers of the Sacred

    Woodcarving traditions of the New Mexico highlands, including the secrets of the Santa Fe staircase.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Pilgrim Chest of Oak (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    A Pilgrim Chest of Oak

    Using hand tools to do panel and frame work in order to create a chest from the 1600s.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Fifteen Tools From a Dead Man's Chest (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Fifteen Tools From a Dead Man's Chest

    Exploring an old tool chest and how to restore the tools within it.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Art of Finishing (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    The Art of Finishing

    Colonial Williamsburg cabinetmakers show how to re-create classic furniture finishes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Banding Together (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Banding Together

    Marcus Hansen shows how to reproduce 18th-century veneering and patterned wood banding.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Colonial Standing Desk (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    A Colonial Standing Desk

    A yellow pine standing desk with mortises and turned legs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailing a Loom Box (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    Dovetailing a Loom Box

    Completing a hand dovetailed frame for a tape loom and turning the posts on a foot-powered lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Colonial Tape Loom (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Colonial Tape Loom

    Making a small tape loom using a single board of walnut and a handmade saw.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hispanic Furniture-Making (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Hispanic Furniture-Making

    Spanish Colonial furniture making; Taos craftsman Roberto Lavadie.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - African Chair From the Ivory Coast (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    African Chair From the Ivory Coast

    Roy and African-American craftsman Robert Watson make a bentwood and turned-wood chair from the Ivory Coast.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Civil War Quilting Frame (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    A Civil War Quilting Frame

    Jane and Roy Underhill make a simple quilting frame from Virginia's Belle Grove Plantation.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bentwood Boxes of the Northwest Coast (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    Bentwood Boxes of the Northwest Coast

    San Juan Islands toolmaker Greg Blomberg and traditional bentwood boxes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Japanese Woodcrafter (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    Japanese Woodcrafter

    A master of Japanese woodcrafting shares the 1,000-year-old traditions of his craft.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailed Bookcases (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    Dovetailed Bookcases

    Making a dovetailed bookcase in the style of Thomas Jefferson.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Thomas Jefferson, Woodworker (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Thomas Jefferson, Woodworker

    A visit to Monticello to explore Thomas Jefferson's woodworking legacy.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodworker's Grab Bag (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Woodworker's Grab Bag

    Wood toys, tools and treasures for last-minute gift-giving.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Williamsburg Woodcraft (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Williamsburg Woodcraft

    Williamsburg's master craftsmen share colonial woodworking secrets.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Blacksmith of Williamsburg (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Blacksmith of Williamsburg

    A master blacksmith at Colonial Williamsburg shares his ancient craft.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Four-Poster Bed (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Four-Poster Bed

    Making a traditional four-poster bed using the early period hand tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Archer's Bow (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Archer's Bow

    Making bows and arrows the same way ancient hunters made them.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wood-Turning Tricks (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Wood-Turning Tricks

    Using a treadle lathe to make rattles, rings and toy animals.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hewing a Dough Bowl (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Hewing a Dough Bowl

    Using an adze to create a bread bowl for kneading from a split poplar log.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Splittin' & Sittin' (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Splittin' & Sittin'

    Weaving a chair bottom with strips split from a white oak's sapwood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rollin' on the Rocker (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Rollin' on the Rocker

    White oak sticks are joined to frame the rocking chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Chair (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Make a Chair

    Roy Underhill demonstrates how to split out and shave the wood for a chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making Wooden Shoes (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Making Wooden Shoes

    A sabotier demonstrates how to make traditional wooden shoes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rake's Progress (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Rake's Progress

    Roy makes a rake from white oak and hickory.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Boat to Build With the Kids (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Boat to Build With the Kids

    Making a kayak from green oak, canvas and house paint in one afternoon.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - As the Wood Turns (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    As the Wood Turns

    The tricks of wood turning on a foot-powered lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailing in the Tool Chest (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    Dovetailing in the Tool Chest

    Roy uses dovetailed drawers to organize his tool chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Music Mill From Bali (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Make a Music Mill From Bali

    Roy makes a whirligig.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hooks, Crooks & Walking Sticks (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Hooks, Crooks & Walking Sticks

    Roy crafts walking sticks.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Garden Gate (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Make a Garden Gate

    Making a Colonial garden gate of red cedar and heart pine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Secrets of German Woodcraft (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Secrets of German Woodcraft

    The origins of German craftsmanship at the Franconian Open-Air Museum.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Timber Building in Franconia (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Timber Building in Franconia

    Franconian carpenters are preserving traditional German craftsmanship.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make a Revolving Bookcase (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Make a Revolving Bookcase

    A revolving bookcase based on plans in an old English joiner's manual.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Beat Your Ash Basketry (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Beat Your Ash Basketry

    Jonathan Kline shows how to prepare black ash tree wood for basketmaking.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make This Rocking Horse! (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Make This Rocking Horse!

    Roy Underhill opens season 10 with a German-inspired rocking horse.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Marquetry: Painting With Wood (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Marquetry: Painting With Wood

    Artisan Chris Lang demonstrates how to inlay wood veneer pictures.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Log Cabin Building (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    Log Cabin Building

    Making the log cabin's wooden shingles and latches; laying the roof.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Log Cabin Building (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Log Cabin Building

    Framing the log cabin's doors, windows, roof and gable ends.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Log Cabin Building (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Log Cabin Building

    Trees are cut, hewed and notched to begin building a log cabin.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bricks Without Straw (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Bricks Without Straw

    Colonial Williamsburg housewrights make hand-molded clay bricks.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Order in the Court (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Order in the Court

    Housewrights from Colonial Williamsburg craft raised-panel wainscot joinery.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Boxes Without Topses (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Boxes Without Topses

    Three trick boxes -- the snake, the birdcage and the exploding outhouse.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tinsmithing for Fun & Profit (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Tinsmithing for Fun & Profit

    Tinsmith Peter Blum uses basic tools to make a candle sconce.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Make Gypsy Willow Chairs (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Make Gypsy Willow Chairs

    Using a knife, hammer and nails to make a bent-willow chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dancing Toys (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Dancing Toys

    Making three toys -- the limberjack, the jumping jack and the pantine.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making the Dropleaf Rule Joint (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Making the Dropleaf Rule Joint

    Cutting half-blind dovetail joints for the drawer of the butterfly table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dovetailing Drawers (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Dovetailing Drawers

    Making the dropleaf rule joint for the butterfly table using handmade tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making a Butterfly Table (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Making a Butterfly Table

    Roy Underhill makes a Colonial-style butterfly table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tankard From the Mary Rose (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Tankard From the Mary Rose

    Making a tankard based on one salvaged from King Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turning the Tables at the Tavern (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Turning the Tables at the Tavern

    Turning the legs for an 18th-century tavern table and joining them to the oval top at splayed angles.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - African Legacy (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    African Legacy

    North Carolina cabinetmaker Thomas Day and the carpentry of Stagville Plantation's great barn.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - English Woodcraft (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    English Woodcraft

    American woodworking's medieval roots are explored in English museums.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Folding Folk Chairs (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Folding Folk Chairs

    Roy re-creates medieval chairs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Making the Appalachian Dulcimer (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Making the Appalachian Dulcimer

    Roy makes a dulcimer.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Folk Toys for Little Folks (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Folk Toys for Little Folks

    Making wooden toys, including farmyard animals and puzzles.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Workbenches for Everyone (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Workbenches for Everyone

    Roy makes a bench/tool chest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rosebud (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Rosebud

    Sledmaking for beginners -- bending oak and iron into a clipper and a toboggan.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Finishing the Four-Harness Loom (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Finishing the Four-Harness Loom

    With the addition of harnesses, heddles and treadles, the loom is ready for warping; finishing work includes finer versions of the frame joints.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Beginning the Four-Harness Loom (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Beginning the Four-Harness Loom

    Roy begins building the joined timber frame of a four harness loom, based on a colonial Williamsburg traditional cloth weaving loom.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Boxwood Recorder (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Boxwood Recorder

    Roy uses a self-made lathe and special drills to make a recorder and a flute.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Jefferson's Ladder (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Jefferson's Ladder

    An eighth season of woodworking projects with Roy Underhill. First up: a folding library ladder.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodcut Printing (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Woodcut Printing

    Making woodcuts for special prints.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Gameboards (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Gameboards

    Making cribbage, chess and backgammon boards.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Old South Homestead (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Old South Homestead

    Civil War-era tools and techniques are used on a North Carolina farm.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Farmwood (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Farmwood

    A look at old farm skills including barn building and plowwrighting.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bramble Work (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Bramble Work

    Utilizing twigs and bramble in rustic woodwork.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Felling & Hauling (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Felling & Hauling

    Handling oxen in a quagmire.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Whirligigs (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Whirligigs

    Wooden figures that move in the wind.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodwork, Needlework (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Woodwork, Needlework

    Making embroidery hoops and needlework frames.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bookcaseology (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Bookcaseology

    Creating a worthy bookcase.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaker Boxes (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Shaker Boxes

    Utilizing muscle-powered machinery to create classic American bentwood containers.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Country Comfort (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Country Comfort

    Making a proper outdoors chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Longer & Stronger (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Longer & Stronger

    Extending timber by the scarfing method.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Noveltails (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Noveltails

    A double dovetail and a fox tenon.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - House Framing Doggie Style (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    House Framing Doggie Style

    Making a doghouse utilizing various styles -- cruck frame, hammer beam or king post.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Toolmaker's Art (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Toolmaker's Art

    The master blacksmith at Colonial Williamsburg reveals the secrets of the edge toolmaker.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rachel's Wagon (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Rachel's Wagon

    A children's wagon with an oak box and elm wheels.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Lap Desk (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Lap Desk

    Roy Underhill makes a portable dovetail desk.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Botetourt Chair (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Botetourt Chair

    Colonial Williamsburg craftsmen demonstrate 18th-century chair-building techniques.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Anderson's Forge (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Anderson's Forge

    Making a cannon carriage and bayonet are demonstrated in the blacksmith shop at Colonial Williamsburg.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Things They'd Never Make for Themselves (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Things They'd Never Make for Themselves

    Unusual gift ideas -- a Chinese flying machine and an Archimedean drill.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turning & Carving (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Turning & Carving

    Using a foot-treadle lathe; putting the finishing touches on joined furniture.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Jacobean Stool (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Jacobean Stool

    A beginner's project -- building a small frame stool from an oak block.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Folding Lathe (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Folding Lathe

    An 18th-century folding spring-return lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Don't Crush That Bookstand, Hand Me the Pliers (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Don't Crush That Bookstand, Hand Me the Pliers

    Cutting box joint pliers from a single piece of wood... and getting a 16th-century bookstand.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - That Old Spoon Carver (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    That Old Spoon Carver

    Ozark treen expert Roger Sandstrom demonstrates the crafting of spoons and ladles.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Turning of the Screw (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Turning of the Screw

    Roy makes giant wooden screws and nuts, screwboxes and taps for the hickory helix.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Glass Act (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    A Glass Act

    Joinery; glazing; windows for a cupboard.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Secrets From the Cabinet Shop (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Secrets From the Cabinet Shop

    Cabinetmaking techniques.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Music Mill (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Music Mill

    A tiny water wheel runs a beer-bottle music box.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Wheelwright (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Wheelwright

    Fixing a wagon.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Berry Buckets, Sussex Trugs and Bark Sheaths (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Berry Buckets, Sussex Trugs and Bark Sheaths

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Iron Bloomery (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Iron Bloomery

    Refining ore into wrought iron.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hutch Table II (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Hutch Table II

    Adding drawers and a top to the hutch table.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Hutch Table I (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Hutch Table I

    A Colonial hutch table is also a chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Iron Machine, Foot Power (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Iron Machine, Foot Power

    Hand-powered 19th-century woodworking equipment.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Chris' Workshop (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Chris' Workshop

    A 14-year-old operates a woodworking business.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Baby Cradle (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Baby Cradle

    An infant's rocking cradle.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Bark Bottoms (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Bark Bottoms

    Harvesting hickory bark; weaving a chair bottom.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rustic Rockers (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Rustic Rockers

    Intricate twigwork, the most creative and simple of the chairmaker's art.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tale of Two Toys (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Tale of Two Toys

    A look at the toys, the crow chaser and the bilboquet.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Woodwright at Sea (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Woodwright at Sea

    Boat building with hand tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Vernacular Sash (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Vernacular Sash

    Victorian window sash joinery; mullions and muntins.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Straight & Narrow (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Straight & Narrow

    chalk lines; an incredible wood-boring contest.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - While the Iron's Hot (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    While the Iron's Hot

    A hammering contest at colonial Williamsburg.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Cutting Your Teeth (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Cutting Your Teeth

    Rip, Buhl, pit and musical saws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Finding & Fixing (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Finding & Fixing

    Visits to the junkyard and fleamarkets for a variety of tools.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Getting Into Drawers (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Getting Into Drawers

    Roy Underhill demonstrates the ins and outs of drawer making with different approaches to the classic solution.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Plane Truth, Version 2 (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Plane Truth, Version 2

    Roy Underhill demonstrates how to work with and care for planes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Plane Truth, Version 1 (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Plane Truth, Version 1

    Roy Underhill looks at the many different woodworking planes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - EPISODE 2 (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    EPISODE 2

    How to turn a dead tree into a candle stand; turning tops on a spring pole lathe; carving cabriole legs.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Getting a Grip on It (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Getting a Grip on It

    Roy Underhill demonstrates how to handle anything from broad axes to saws.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - EPISODE 13 (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    EPISODE 13

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Panel Frame and Dovetail (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Panel Frame and Dovetail

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Blacksmithing (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Blacksmithing

    The mysteries of metal work, where toolmaking sometimes involves using junked materials.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Dough Bowls and Pitch Forks (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Dough Bowls and Pitch Forks

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Timberframe Construction (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Timberframe Construction

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Log Cabin (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Log Cabin

    Roy Underhill looks at three different styles of log construction.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - White Oak Splits (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    White Oak Splits

    Roy Underhill splits and weaves chair bottoms.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Rocking Chair (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Rocking Chair

    Roy Underhill makes a rung-and-post chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Lathes (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Lathes

    Roy Underhill demonstrates and compares three turning lathes.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - EPISODE 4 (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    EPISODE 4

    Construction of a garden rake using hickory, sassafras and oak.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - EPISODE 3 (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    EPISODE 3

    Completion of the upper part of the shaving horse using the oak log.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Shaving Horse (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Shaving Horse

    Roy Underhill demonstrates how to make a shaving horse and the art of splitting wood.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Grandpa Was Right (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Grandpa Was Right

    Roy Underhill chops down a tree demonstrating the proper use of the axe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - High Chair (Episode 461)
    Episode 461:

    High Chair

    An 18th-century high chair with rush seating.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Building a Boat (Episode 459)
    Episode 459:

    Building a Boat

    Building a small rowboat using traditional tools and techniques.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Kitchen Gifts (Episode 458)
    Episode 458:

    Kitchen Gifts

    Making useful utensils for the kitchen, including a rolling pin, heavy spoon and a collapsible drinking cup.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Good Fences (Episode 457)
    Episode 457:

    Good Fences

    The details of early American fences, including lightweight and portable fences, garden fences and post and rail fences used in forts.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Raising the Shop (Episode 456)
    Episode 456:

    Raising the Shop

    Raising of the frame and timber structure for Anderson's Forge at Colonial Williamsburg.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Tool Boxes & Chests (Episode 454)
    Episode 454:

    Tool Boxes & Chests

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Ball & Claw Feet (Episode 453)
    Episode 453:

    Ball & Claw Feet

    Creating a cabriole leg with a ball and claw foot.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Wainscot Chair (Episode 452)
    Episode 452:

    The Wainscot Chair

    Creating a child-size, 17th-century chair.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - A Springpole Lathe (Episode 451)
    Episode 451:

    A Springpole Lathe

    Creating a simple and functional spring pole lathe.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - The Dominy Shop (Episode 450)
    Episode 450:

    The Dominy Shop

    The Dominy Workshop at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Del.

  • The Woodwright's Shop - Harvard Side Table (Episode 358)
    Episode 358:

    Harvard Side Table

    Una resistente mesa Shaker tiene arqueadas las patas y cubierta de caballete

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