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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.

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Combination Planes 37th Season

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

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Forging the Hold Fast

Haul out the anvil and forge this essential bench tool! Blacksmith Peter Ross shows how to forge historical versions of this powerful gripper.

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Carving Away with Mary May

Classical carver Mary May gives Roy his first lessons on woodcarving – along with a proper rebuke for edge tool abuse!

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Big Ash Mallet!

Make a proper joiner’s mallet and you’ll never be lonely again! With ash head and hickory handle, Roy shows how to make a mallet for the ages.

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Holly Wood Spectaculars!

Steve Latta shows how to create decorative veneer patterns using oval engines, sharp knives, and patient perfectionism.

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The Roubo Bookstand!

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

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Who Wrote the Book of Sloyd?!

Sloyd, the late 19th century Swedish system of learning woodworking was intended to develop skilled, industrious, and morally upstanding citizens. We’ll give it a try, and hope it’s not too late for us!

Fascinating. Entertaining.

Yours.

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