All Episodes

The Venerable Bead

Roy Underhill shows how to cut bead moldings with hand planes for corners that look sharp.

Combination Planes 37th Season

Can you replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption?

Brian Boggs, Chairmaker

An Asheville artisan shows the secrets of the steam-bent green-wood chair

Forging the Hold Fast

Haul out the anvil and forge this essential bench tool!

Lumberjack Fan Carving

A Michigan master of folk carving whittles white cedar fans and birds of a wooden feather.

Dovetailed Grease Pot

Walnut and boxwood make a little box with a secret lock to stash the woodworker’s pal.

Carving Away with Mary May

Classical carver Mary May gives Roy his first lessons on woodcarving

Big Ash Mallet!

Make a proper joiner’s mallet and you’ll never be lonely again!

Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz

Learn how to make gleaming surfaces, tight joints and crisp moldings.

The Roubo Bookstand!

One piece of walnut makes a beautiful bookstand as we follow the formula of an old French

Holly Wood Spectaculars!

Steve Latta shows how to create decorative veneer patterns .

Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd?!

Sloyd, the late 19th century Swedish system of learning woodworking.....

About The Woodwright's Shop

For more than 37 years, Roy Underhill has shared his love of American woodcraft. Using only the hand tools of early America, Roy proves that woodworking doesn't have to be noisy, dangerous or expensive. His insights into the principles of the craft reveal the enduring relationship between tools and material, between human hands and creations of culture.

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