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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Road Trip to Roy’s!

Tomorrow morning, I’m hopping in my car and driving south to Roy Underhill’s “The Woodwright’s School,” where the view off the back deck of where I feel honored to be staying looks like this (though I suspect it will be slightly less verdant – though no less sylvan – at the moment):    ...

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New Episodes from ‘The Woodwright’s Shop’

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...

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The ‘Impossitails’ Zone

Amaze your friends with quadrilateral and rising dovetails.By Roy Underhill Pages: 38-39From the November 2011 issue #193 Buy this issue nowAn 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...

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The André Roubo Dinner at WIA

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...

At ‘The Woodwright’s Shop’

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...

When You Run Out of Material…

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...