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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 — During two episodes we learn how to recreate an 18th-century loom for weaving cloth. The first episode focuses on the frame of the loom.
  • The Four Harness Loom Pt. 2 — Roy completes the project of recreating an 18th-century loom for weaving cloth.
  • Sled — A wonderful tradition, Roy builds a classic Yankee sled and a toboggan for enjoying the next snowfall.
  • Woodworking Benches — Roy looks at the variety of benches used for woodworking, including a joiner’s bench, hacking benches, and a chair maker’s bench.
  • Folk Toys — Roy loves his toys, and this episode is dedicated to making three folk toys: a fish hook; chickens pecking toy; and a Jacob’s ladder.
  • Appalachian Dulcimer — A traditional American stringed instrument, Roy shows us the steps to make a classic dulcimer.
  • Danish Folding Stools — Recreated for centuries, Roy shares methods for creating two different classic folding stools.
  • English Woodcraft — Roy visits Sussex, England to view classic building construction techniques and joinery.
  • African Musical Instruments — Roy looks at a balaphone (or marimba), kalimba (or thumb piano), a banjo and couple of African drums.
  • Tavern Table — Build a classic, small pine tavern table.
  • Mary Rose Tankard — To go with the tavern table, Lew LeCompte, a Williamsburg cooper shows how to make a tigg, or drinking mug.

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  • Jack

    Not sure what I am missing, but the Season 8 DVD 1 says it has seven episodes on it, but I only see six. What am I missing? DVD 2 says it has episodes 7 through 13 (6 episodes) that I do see.

    Just curious.

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