Roy Underhill

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bottoms, Skirts and Pizza You Cannot See

At some point during a woodworking class, students, teachers and bystanders become a sort of ersatz family. It is not by design. It is despite my best efforts. Today at The Woodwright’s School, students dressed the shells of their tool chests and added the tongue-and-groove bottom boards (yay for cut nails)....

Day 2: The Shell is Assembled. And Yikes.

After two only days of work, nearly the entire class has assembled the shells of their tool chests. This is not according to plan. We are supposed to assemble the chests on Wednesday night. Late Wednesday. Dark. With greasy pizza boxes strewn everywhere. There should be tears. Alcohol deprivation. Hide glue....

‘The Woodwright’s Shop’ Renewed for 2 More Seasons

Good news, fellow knuckle-draggers. Roy Underhill’s television show, “The Woodwright’s Shop,” has been renewed for two more seasons – State Farm Insurance has agreed to fund seasons 33 and 34 of the show. Personal note: I have my home insurance through State Farm for this reason alone. My wife thinks I’m...