The pages of Woodsmith magazine come to life. Each episode is built around a theme and teaches the skills and safe tool techniques necessary to build a variety of woodworking projects in a home shop. Host Don Peschke leads a cast of editors and project designers as they explore a wide range of tips, tools, jigs and fixtures, and techniques. Whether viewers are just starting out or have been woodworking for years, they'll find something new in every episode to apply to their next project.
Woodsmith Shop Previous Broadcasts
Blade & Bit Storage (Episode #408)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 25, 2012 -- 11:30 AM
You can build these quick and easy projects to store and protect those expensive bits and blades in your shop. The Woodsmith editors show you how to store blades in pull-out trays, a wall mounted rack, and a two-sided case. Plus, they'll share simple storage solutions for router and drill bits, as well.
Ribbon Handle Box (Episode #406)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2012 -- 11:30 AM
The Woodsmith editors pack a lot of woodworking into a small project as they share the ins and outs of building a beautiful box. You'll learn tricks for fitting a lid and getting super-strong miter joints. Plus, they'll let you in on the secret to adding a flowing, wood ribbon handle to wrap it up.
Conquering Curves (Episode #405)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2012 -- 11:30 AM
Learn the basics of adding graceful curves to your next project - starting with a graceful curved front table, then moving onto a beautiful bow-front drawer, and finally a unique bentwood coat rack. The editors of Woodsmith show three simple techniques for conquering curves.
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