Upcoming Broadcasts:

Taming The Timber Bench (#3401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Your legs will stay tight in this classic German carpenter's bench built with stopped sliding dovetails.

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Pinch Rod and Squeezy Blocks (#3402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This pair of sliding diagonal rods with copper collars will help you get your chests square and your dovetails tight.

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Tapered Tail Tripod Table 1 (#3403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Walnut legs riven from the log begin this table inspired by the 19th century Dominy workshops.

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Tapered Tail Tripod Table 2 (#3404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

A walnut burl top and some tricky turning makes tapered dovetails for our three-legged table.

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Viceless Devices (#3405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

From the holdfast to the birdsmouth, Roy explores wondrous ways to grip the grain and rediscovers an old trick from a rare book

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Daring Diagonal Dovetails (#3406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Learn to cut the rising diagonal dovetail for corners that are stronger and striking, no matter how you look at them.

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Shop Class Tabouret (#3407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The old shop-class plant stand joined with half-laps and dowels teaches us to pay attention to the grain, not just the machine.

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Campaign Furniture (#3408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Christopher Schwarz shows the ins and outs of Campaign furniture made for travel to the far-flung reaches of the Empire.

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Fitting Brass (#3409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Chris Schwarz shows how to fit brass corners and hardware flush with the surfaces of Campaign furniture.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels


Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs


Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 2710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Channel 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Channel 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too