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The Venerable Bead

The Venerable Bead

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The Venerable Bead

Roy Underhill shows how to cut bead moldings with hand planes for corners that look sharp and last longer.
S37 E13 Length 26:46 Premiere: 11.17.17

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The Woodwright's Shop

About The Woodwright's Shop

For more than 37years, 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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Dovetailed Grease Pot - S37 E8

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

  • Saturday May 30, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET
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Lumberjack Fan Carving - S37 E9

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

  • Saturday June 6, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET
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Forging the Hold Fast - S37 E10

Blacksmith Peter Ross shows how to forge historical versions of this powerful gripper.

  • Saturday June 13, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET
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Brian Boggs, Chairmaker - S37 E11

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

  • Saturday June 20, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET
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Combination Planes - S37 E12

Can you replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption? Roy pits monster planes against their wooden ancestors.

  • Saturday June 27, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET
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Carving Away with Mary May - S37 E7

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Big Ash Mallet! - S37 E6

  • Saturday May 16, 2020 5:02 am ET on KET
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Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz - S37 E5

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Rise of the Machines! - S37 E4

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Season 37

The Venerable Bead

S37 E13 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.17

Combination Planes 37th Season

S37 E12 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.17

Brian Boggs, Chairmaker

S37 E11 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.17

Forging the Hold Fast

S37 E10 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 11.17.17

Lumberjack Fan Carving

S37 E9 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 10.17.17

Dovetailed Grease Pot

S37 E8 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.19.17

Carving Away with Mary May

S37 E7 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.19.17

Big Ash Mallet!

S37 E6 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.19.17

Hand Plane Essentials with Chris Schwarz

S37 E5 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 9.19.17

The Roubo Bookstand!

S37 E3 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 8.25.17

Holly Wood Spectaculars!

S37 E2 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 8.25.17

Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd?!

S37 E1 Length 26:46 Premiere Date 8.24.17

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