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
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.