Web site: http://www.wbgu.org/americanwoodshop
Host Scott Phillips, an American woodworking master, shares time-honored tips and new techniques in the construction of projects you can do at home.
Scrolled Leg Stand #2110
Bandsaw curves join together for a sturdy occasional table.
- KET2 Monday, September 15 at 5:00 pm EDT
Curio Cabinet #2111
Any room can be enhanced by this willow column cabinet.
- KET2 Monday, September 22 at 5:00 pm EDT
Shop Made Workbenches #2112
The ultimate recycled hard maple portable bench is showcased.
- KET2 Monday, September 29 at 5:00 pm EDT
Oval Tray Table #2113
Bending wood the easy way for the perfect useful table is showcased.
- KET2 Monday, October 6 at 5:00 pm EDT
Hall Book Case #1707
Designed by Wendell Phillips, Scott's Grandfather, this Bird's Eye Maple chimney style book case fits in tight quarters. Special "cool lights" are installed to add luster. Crown molding is milled then installed to cap the bookcase. Glass display shelves are added.
- KET2 Monday, October 13 at 5:00 pm EDT
Walnut Bathroom Cabinet and Accents #1708
A cabinet that is perfectly sized to add storage to bathrooms. It also dresses up a room and adds Shaker grace to a small space. Highly figured wood hallmarks this design.
- KET2 Monday, October 20 at 5:00 pm EDT
Adirondack Chair #1709
Special techniques and finishes must be used to make this chair weather storms for years to come. Eastern Red Cedar accents sets this apart from all other chairs.
- KET2 Monday, October 27 at 5:00 pm EST
Fancy Window Treatments #1710
Built-in raised panels and window casing of cherry point the way to home architectural enhancement. Routers and special bits do most of the shaping work. Pin nails are used to construct the window accents. This is a clever solution for traditional old world elegance.
- KET2 Monday, November 3 at 5:00 pm EST
Window Bench #1711
This style of bench was originally found in New York. A tilt-up seat reveals a hidden storage compartment. The white ash seat is strong yet beautiful. Special hinges make the assembly easy and quick. The bench is a perfect accent under windows.
- KET2 Monday, November 10 at 5:00 pm EST
Turning Heirloom Gifts #1712
Turning is fun, safe, and remarkably easy. Maybe that explains the rapid growth of turners in America. A fruit bowl and a kitchen ladle show the easy way to do both spindle and face plate bowl turning.
- KET2 Monday, November 17 at 5:00 pm EST
Two Drawer Utility Chest #1713
Walnut and figured hard maple combine to make this Shaker masterpiece shine. Suzy shows how dovetails should be cut to be perfect. Turned Shaker style pulls are the custom touch that brings all the design details together.
- KET2 Monday, November 24 at 5:00 pm EST
Official web site: http://www.wbgu.org/americanwoodshop
Price available upon request.
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