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Woodsmith Shop Previous Broadcasts

Conquering Curves (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

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.

Morris Chair (Episode #612)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you the tips and techniques to create this heirloom Morris chair.

Sawhorse Roundup (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Every shop needs a good pair of sawhorses. The Woodsmith editors present a couple of their favorites. They'll start with a traditional heavy-duty, trestle design with mortise and tenon joinery. Then, it's on to an all new stacking-style that locks together with tabs and notches.

Table Saw Jigs & Accessories (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Make perfect crosscuts and get tight-fitting tenons with your table saw. The editors of Woodsmith magazine show you how to build a couple of easy-to-build table saw jigs that guarantee perfect results every time.

Weekend Project - Candle Centerpiece (Episode #402)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Great looking projects don't have to be difficult to build. Learn the secrets to turning a few hours of time and a few pieces of wood into an elegant centerpiece that will light up any room.

Our 5 Favorite Shop Jigs (Episode #609)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Craftsman Coffee Table (Episode #401)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

The Woodsmith editors share tips & techniques for building a beautiful heirloom-quality coffee table with a glass top. Plus, you'll learn a quick and easy way to make mortises. All you need is a table saw - no chisel required.

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