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The Woodwright's Eclectic Workshop.

Author: Roy Underhill
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1900.
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For more than ten years, Roy Underhill has taught the techniques of traditional woodcraft, or 'how to start with a tree and an axe and make one thing after another until you have a house and everything in it.' Through his popular PBS series, The Woodwright's Shop, ' and his previous books, Roy has inspired millions--from professional craftspeople to armchair woodworkers--with his talent, knowledge, and enthusiasm.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Underhill, Roy.
Woodwright's Eclectic Workshop.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Underhill
ISBN: 9780807869819 0807869813
OCLC Number: 793510802
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; About This Book; Introduction; 1: LOG CABINS; Felling; Squaring; Building the Walls; The Roof; Hinges and Latches; Chinking and Daubing; Fireplace and Chimney; Built to Last; Axemaker; Henry, Go Soak Your Head!; The Woodlot; 2: BUILDING ON; The Carpenter; Steeple Story; A Connecticut House Frame on a Caribbean Island; Four-Harness Loom; The Joiner; Making Planes; An "Unknown Young Man"; Jefferson's Ladder; The Brickmaker's Hand; 3: MACHINES; The Turner; The Wheelwright; The Millwright; The Cooper's Tale; Robinson's Mill; The Gunsmith; Mayhew and the Dark Side of Woodcraft. 4: FURNITUREFolding Folk Chairs; Chair/Table; The Chairmakers; Tavern Table; Butterfly Table; The Old Kitchen Table; Revolving Bookcase; Country Comfort--Adirondack Chair; The Carver's Son; 5: AMUSEMENTS; The Toymaker; Toys; Rocking Horse; The Boatbuilders; A Wood-and-Canvas Kayak to Build in an Afternoon; Ishi; Toboggan; 6: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; Appalachian Dulcimer; Walking-Stick Flute; Boxwood Recorder; Three Centuries of Woodworking with Joseph Moxon; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W; Y.

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For more than ten years, Roy Underhill has taught the techniques of traditional woodcraft, or 'how to start with a tree and an axe and make one thing after another until you have a house and everything in it.' Through his popular PBS series, The Woodwright's Shop, ' and his previous books, Roy has inspired millions--from professional craftspeople to armchair woodworkers--with his talent, knowledge, and enthusiasm. Roy returns now with his fourth book, The Woodwright's Eclectic Workshop . It features step-by-step instructions for many projects featured on the television series in recent years, i.

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