The Woodwright’s Shop

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‘The Woodwright’s Shop’ Season 3 Available on ShopClass

All 13 episodes of “The Woodwright’s Shop,” Season Three are available on our streaming video site. In this season, Roy Underhill takes time out to explain how wood grows and how it is worked by various tools. He teaches you how to build a workbench, a cooper’s bucket and wonderful little wooden toys. He...

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Watch ‘The Woodwright’s Shop’ for Less

First, many thanks for your excitement about “The Woodwright’s Shop” DVDs – and I have to say I’m awfully excited myself, because when Roy first came on the air in 1980, I didn’t know I wanted to be a woodworker (I was 12 years old). Now that I’ve gravitated to (predominantly) hand-tool woodworking, I’m...

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Roy Underhill Videos Now Available to Order

On behalf of Roy Underhill and the entire Popular Woodworking team, I am delighted to announce that we now have four seasons of Roy Underhill’s “The Woodwright’s Shop” DVDs available to order at ShopWoodworking.com (and we’ll soon have the streaming video site live): Season One; Season Two; Season Three; and Season 20 (which Roy...

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Get Ready for Roy!

So…those of you who last week asked if we might have something up our collective sleeve? Well…I’ll admit it now. You were right. I’m delighted to announce that Popular Woodworking has negotiated an exclusive deal to bring back all the episodes from the first 28 seasons of “The Woodwright’s Shop.” We plan to bring...

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What’s Your Favorite Roy Episode?

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of watching some of Roy Underhill’s earliest episodes of “The Woodwright’s Shop” – a PBS show he’s been filming since 1979 at UNC-TV in Chapel Hill, N.C. The photo to the left is a screen capture of Roy from what I think is the first season – possibly...

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Roy Underhill’s Woodshop of Old Curiosities

Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s School is filled to the rafters with vintage hand tools, bacon-powered machinery, solid workbenches, piles of wood and more (you can read about the school in Christopher’s Schwarz’s August 2009 “Great Woodshops” article). And just about everywhere you look, there are also curiosities. While I was at the school to...