The shows from the latest season of Roy Underhill’s “The Woodwright’s Shop” can now be viewed online for free through this link. What, you are still here and reading my crap? Click the link and get over there and watch all 13 episodes. That’s more than six hours of Roy, with less than an hour … Read more
- The Holiday Project Hunt
- Disturbing the Force
- A Comedy of Errors
- CPSC Wants Public Comments on Table Saw Safety
- ‘Furniture in the Southern Style’ Available for Pre-order
- Inspecting Studley’s Tools
- Free Plan: Round-drawer Spring Box
Amaze your friends with quadrilateral and rising dovetails.
By Roy Underhill
From the November 2011 issue #193
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An ordinary day in the shop, but suddenly, you’re dovetailing through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. You’re on a journey into a woodworking land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead, your next stop … the “Impossitails” Zone!
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For me, the highlight of 2010’s Woodworking in America conference was The Feast of André Roubo, a dinner held high above the city of Cincinnati. And I was not alone. One attendee stopped me as I was leaving the feast to tell me this: “I’m not interested in history, old stuff, André Roubo or old … Read more
I’m at the “The Woodwright’s Shop” set listening to Peter Follansbee and Roy Underhill rehearse for tomorrow’s shoot for an episode on carving Swedish spoons. I’m surrounded by all the curious things you see in the background of every show: the chicken mask, a cast iron hand-powered drill press, the foot-powered whetstone and things guests … Read more
When I teach a class on sawing and making a sawbench, it is usually a one- or two-day event. One of the nice things about teaching at The Woodwright’s School in Pittsboro, N.C., is that it’s a three-day class. That makes the pace of the class quite relaxed, and we have plenty of time to … Read more
This is my third time teaching at Roy Underhill’s school in Pittsboro, N.C. And I can definitely feel the rhythm of the school, the community and the man sinking into my bones with every passing day. I wake up in a small addition to the old mill that Roy and his wife, Jane, live in … Read more