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Woodsmith Shop Previous Broadcasts

Shop Storage Cart (Episode #509)

KQED Life: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

This roll-around shop cart may become your favorite shop tool. The Woodsmith editors show you how to build this versatile cart. This handy project is a tool storage center, an adjustable stock support system, and a workstation all in one compact design.

Blade & Bit Storage (Episode #408)

KQED Life: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

You can build these quick and easy projects to store and protect those expensive bits and blades in your shop. The Woodsmith editors show you how to store blades in pull-out trays, a wall mounted rack, and a two-sided case. Plus, they'll share simple storage solutions for router and drill bits, as well.

Pocket Screw Joinery Projects (Episode #508)

KQED Life: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

When it comes to assembling a project, nothing is quicker than pocket screw joinery. In this episode, the editors of Woodsmith show you how to build two projects with pocket screws. The first is a small outdoor table with a tile top. The second project is a cabinet that's perfect as an end table or nightstand.

Hand Plane How-To (Episode #407)

KQED Life: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

See the tips, tricks, and techniques for getting perfect results with one or two small hand planes. In this episode, the Woodsmith editors take a look at a couple of their favorites: block planes and shoulder planes.

Through Mortise & Tenon Projects (Episode #507)

KQED Life: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

The Woodsmith editors present a couple of special weekend projects, a classic, Nantucket-style bench and a traditional wall shelf. Both projects feature through mortises and tenon joinery. In this episode, you'll learn the techniques to make this classic woodworking joint, in a unique way.

Ribbon Handle Box (Episode #406)

KQED Life: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

The Woodsmith editors pack a lot of woodworking into a small project as they share the ins and outs of building a beautiful box. You'll learn tricks for fitting a lid and getting super-strong miter joints. Plus, they'll let you in on the secret to adding a flowing, wood ribbon handle to wrap it up.

Library Table (Episode #506)

KQED Life: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful craftsman-style library table. You'll learn tricks for fitting sturdy mortise and tenon joints and assembly tips to get everything together. Plus, discover the ins and outs of adding drawers and the best way to build a top.

Heirloom Tool Chest (Episode #505)

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

Woodworkers dream of building a custom chest for their fine tools. The Woodsmith editors show you how to make that dream come true. Start with a simple, easy-to-build plywood case. Then dress it up with beautiful veneers and custom tool holders.

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