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
Campaign Chest (Episode #608)
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
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.
Top Shop Tips (Episode #613)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Make woodworking faster, safer, and more accurate with some of our favorite shop tips, tools, and techniques from the pages of Woodsmith magazine.
Classic Tool Chest (Episode #607)
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
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.
Morris Chair (Episode #612)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you the tips and techniques to create this heirloom Morris chair.
Roll-Top Desk (Episode #611)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build a classic roll-top desk with slide-in storage unit.
Modular Bookcase (Episode #606)
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
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.
Patio Cart (Episode #610)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Learn how to construct a long-lasting outdoor project and apply the right finish as the Woodsmith editors build this stylish patio cart.
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