The Woodwright’s Shop

Roy Underhill VideosHere you’ll find articles featuring Roy Underhill from the PBS woodworking TV show “The Woodwright’s Shop,” which has been brought back to streaming video and DVD by Popular Woodworking Magazine. Get everything you can from this master traditional craftsman – because Roy can build just about anything (and in front of the camera!), so also can you. Undertake traditional woodworking projects featured in his hit TV show, as well as those covered in Roy Underhill’s books. With 30-plus years of shows, there’s just no way to exhaust the resource!

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Roy Underhill, YouTube Videos and Dovetail Waste

I am grateful that Roy Underhill did not begin his career during the YouTube era, where shorter is considered better and thousands of disgruntled viewers sling misspelled insults like an angry version of the infinite monkeys theory. Roy makes long-form shows that dig deeply into historical methods and forms, creating a body of video...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 10

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 10 Make this Rocking Horse — Roy welcomes his daughter Eleanor into the shop to help him build a rough-hewn rocking horse of traditional German design. Beat Your...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 9

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 9 Making A Butterfly Table — In the beginning of a three-part project, join Roy as he builds the frame for this early Colonial two-sided drop-leaf tavern table....

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 8

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 8 Folding Ladder — Roy shows us how to recreate an 18th-century folding library ladder that collapses into a simple pole shape. The Four Harness Loom Pt. 1...

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The Woodwright’s Shop Season 7

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 7 Noveltails — Roy takes a look at the design and benefits of many traditional dovetails used in woodworking, then goes even further to look at some more...

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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....

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Museum to Exhibit 20th-century Woodworking Icons

Next month, the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C., will open a shop of later 20th-century woodworking iconography titled: “Blood on the Adze: The Hegemony of Post-radicalist Disestablishmentarianism Among Followers of St. Roy.” The exhibit will showcase a number of objects that have recently been donated to the museum that shed new...