THE WOODWRIGHT'S SHOP demonstrates traditional furniture making.
Roy duplicates the beveled bridle joints and chamfered chops of an old saw-sharpening vise.
Using giant model rip and crosscut saws, Roy demonstrates how to correctly sharpen handsaws.
Roy attempts to replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption.
From their furniture to their bentwood boxes, the Shakers may be our most modern artisans.
Give your butt joints a break with the tenons and dovetails that connect this pine standing desk.
The miter-clamped breadboard end makes a broad desktop that always stays flat.
Roy Underhill cuts bead moldings with hand planes for corners that look sharp and last longer.
Classical carver Mary May provides a lesson on woodcarving and a proper rebuke for edge tool abuse!
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