Join Roy for Season Twenty One and learn how to make miniature furniture, visit the Folklife Festival, meet Don Weber, explore Colonial craftsmanship, and so much more! For over 30 years, Roy Underhill has helped wood working enthusiasts with his unrivaled knowledge of traditional hand tools and wood building techniques.
Each episode is filled with classic woodworking techniques and how-tos, including:
Saw Horse—The tools we use can be beautiful too! Roy shows you how to build beautiful saw horse.
Don Weber, Chair Bodger— Roy teams up with the old Welsh Bodger himself and together they demonstrate how to build a classic Welsh Stick Chair.
Toolbox from the 1940’s—You can learn how to build a timeless relic from past generations of fine woodworkers in this episode, a Joiner’s Tool Box.
Rounder Plane—An endless “pencil” sharpener to make round tapered handles for rake, boat spars- and more.
Walnut Krumhorn—Get down, get musical! Produce a wonderful old wind instrument from the Elizabethan era- the Krumhorn!
Timber Frame at Folklife Festival—Join Roy at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival and learn how to build a timber-frame barn.
Impossible Joints—Make a mysterious puzzle mallet with a devilishly difficult dovetail that’s impossible to break!
Fools for Tools—Roy shows you how to find and restore traditional tools needed to do old time traditional woodworking.
Blacksmith’s Hinges—Join Roy at the Anderson Forge in Colonial Williamsburg and see how to make a traditional cross garnet hinge.
Tiny Furniture—Learn how to make “big” furniture by starting with scaled down versions.
Window from Williamsburg—Learn how to build a four-light Colonial window sash.
Flintlock Gunsmith—Roy visits the Gunsmith Shop at Colonial Williamsburg to see how 18th century flintlock rifles were made.
Colonial Tablemaker—Watch Roy “spin the wheel” at the Cabinet shop in Colonial Williamsburg as they produce 18th century furniture the old fashioned way.
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