The Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft

The Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft

by Roy Underhill

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The Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft by Roy Underhill

Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807840825
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 10/01/1981
Edition description: 1
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 186,130
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

The longtime master housewright at Colonial Williamsburg, Roy Underhill is the leading authority on old-time woodworking techniques. He created The Woodwright's Shop for public television in 1979. The series, produced by the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television, has aired nationally since 1981, with thirteen new programs introduced each year. Roy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a master's degree from Duke University.

Table of Contents

Trees and Wood

Introduction to Woodworking Tools

Felling Trees

Making Gluts and Mauls

How to Make a Shaving Horse from a Single Log

Wooden Rakes

Making Stick Chairs

White-Oak Basketry and Chair-Seat Weaving

Steam-Bent Hay Forks

Hewing Poplar Dough Bowls

Lathes and Wood-Turning

Introduction to Blacksmithing for Tool-Making

Simple Dovetailing

Panel-Frame Construction

Log Houses

Timber-Frame Construction

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