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
Our 5 Favorite Shop Jigs (Episode #609)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
To get more out of the time you spend in your shop, the Woodsmith editors share the handy jigs and fixtures they use every day.
Campaign Chest (Episode #608)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
The editors of Woodsmith show you how to combine dovetail joinery, inset brass hardware, and a time-tested design to build a classic campaign chest.
Contoured Keepsake Box (Episode #605)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
A small project, like this keepsake box, is a simple project that you can see the Woodsmith editors build step-by-step.
Classic Tool Chest (Episode #607)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
This tool chest is built with basic joinery and solid-wood panels. Then the Woodsmith editors use shop-made molding to create a one-of-a-kind project.
Modular Wine Server (Episode #604)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
The modular design of this wine server makes it easy to build. Plus, the Woodsmith editors show you how easy it is to customize your own unique setup.
Modular Bookcase (Episode #606)
KQED Life: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful bookcase. You'll learn the custom design tricks along the way.
5 Cool Tools (Episode #603)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
The Woodsmith editors talk about five tools that transform the way they work in the shop.
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