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Woodwright's Shop

THE WOODWRIGHT'S SHOP demonstrates traditional furniture making.


Season 37
Episode 13
Roy Underhill shows how to cut bead moldings with hand planes for corners that look sharp...
Season 37
Episode 12
Can you replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption? Roy pits...
Season 37
Episode 11
An Asheville artisan shows the secrets of the steam-bent green-wood chair
Season 37
Episode 10
Haul out the anvil and forge this essential bench tool! Blacksmith Peter Ross shows how...
Season 37
Episode 9
A Michigan master of folk carving whittles white cedar fans and birds of a wooden feather.
Season 37
Episode 8
Walnut and boxwood make a little box with a secret lock to stash the woodworker’s pal.
Season 37
Episode 7
Classical carver Mary May gives Roy his first lessons on woodcarving – along with a...
Season 37
Episode 6
Make a proper joiner’s mallet and you’ll never be lonely again! With ash head and hickory...
Season 37
Episode 5
Learn how to make gleaming surfaces, tight joints and crisp moldings through perfect...
Season 37
Episode 3
One piece of walnut makes a beautiful bookstand as we follow the formula of an old French...
Season 37
Episode 2
Steve Latta shows how to create decorative veneer patterns using oval engines, sharp...
Season 37
Episode 1
Sloyd, the late 19th century Swedish system of learning woodworking was intended to...


I Wanna Hone You
Jackleg Carpenter
Wooden Plane
Never Gonna Work Out
I Hurt My Back
Roy Underhill celebrates 20 years of "The Woodwright's Shop" by remembering some of his...
Restoring Jefferson's & Madison's Homes

For more than 37years, Roy Underhill has shared his love of American woodcraft.