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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 6

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here. Episode Guide Season 6 A Turning of The Screw — Traditional woodworking required making much of your own tools and machinery, and the wooden screw is a major component in those....

Bottoms, Skirts and Pizza You Cannot See

At some point during a woodworking class, students, teachers and bystanders become a sort of ersatz family. It is not by design. It is despite my best efforts. Today at The Woodwright’s School, students dressed the shells of their tool chests and added the tongue-and-groove bottom boards (yay for cut nails). After that brief...

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Day 2: The Shell is Assembled. And Yikes.

After two only days of work, nearly the entire class has assembled the shells of their tool chests. This is not according to plan. We are supposed to assemble the chests on Wednesday night. Late Wednesday. Dark. With greasy pizza boxes strewn everywhere. There should be tears. Alcohol deprivation. Hide glue. Instead, we have...

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‘The Woodwright’s Shop’ Renewed for 2 More Seasons

Good news, fellow knuckle-draggers. Roy Underhill’s television show, “The Woodwright’s Shop,” has been renewed for two more seasons – State Farm Insurance has agreed to fund seasons 33 and 34 of the show. Personal note: I have my home insurance through State Farm for this reason alone. My wife thinks I’m nuts for this....

Roy Underhill November 2012 Popular Woodworking Magazine

Special Issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine for November 2012

Our publishing schedule is pretty straightforward, except for the confusing parts. We put out an issue every other month, starting in February. But the February issue is really January/February so it comes out at the end of December, the month before the cover date. Then there is an issue for April, June and August....

Woodwright's Shop Season 5

The Woodwright’s Shop Season 5

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here. Episode Guide Season 5 Rustic Rockers — Roy starts off the “Making Things From Nature” season by giving us some history of rustic furniture and walks through the steps necessary to...

MWA interviews Pop Wood Editor

Last night I had a great time hanging out with the crew from the Modern Woodworker’s Association. We touched on everything from the direction of the magazine to the upcoming Woodworking in America Conferences to building big boats in small workshops and possible infractions of child labor laws. I also announced our upcoming November...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 4

How To Buy Streaming video — Available at ShopClass.PopularWoodworking.com DVD — Order now on ShopWoodworking.com Learn more about all Roy Underhill episodes here.   Episode Guide Season 4 The Dominy Shop — Roy takes us on a tour the Dominy Shop at Winterthur Museum. The shop holds the tools and shop items used by...

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Roy Underhill – That’s Entertainment!

I was previewing the 20th Anniversary Episode of the “The Woodwright’s Shop” on my computer at work, preparing images and a description for use in our Roy Underhill streaming video site. I had my headphones on and I hadn’t realized I’d been laughing out loud. Steve Shanesy wandered around the corner of my cube...