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Woodsmith Shop Previous Broadcasts

Swing-Leg Table (Episode #504)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

This space-saving, swing-leg table is a classic woodworking project. The editors of Woodsmith show you how to make the secret to this project - a wood knuckle joint. Plus, you'll see handy tips and tricks for building this unique, heirloom table.

Router Bit Cabinet (Episode #503)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Storing and protecting expensive tools is a necessity in every shop. The Woodsmith editors show you a quick and easy way to build a handy wall-mounted case for your router bits.

Conquering Curves (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 11:00 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.

Curved-Lid Treasure Box (Episode #502)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Great-looking projects don't have to be difficult to build. Watch and learn as the editors of Woodsmith show you the secrets to turning a few hours of time and a few pieces of wood into an elegant small box.

Sawhorse Roundup (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

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.

3-In-1 Bookcase (Episode #501)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Join the editors from Woodsmith magazine as they show you how to build a beautiful heirloom-quality bookcase. It all starts with a basic plywood case. Plus, you'll learn quick and easy ways to change the look of the bookcase to fit your style.

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