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CLASSIC WOODWORKING

Thursday, June 24th

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Adirondack Chair

In this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin shares his contemporary take on a classic design: the Adirondack lawn chair. Using cypress, Tom shows how to cut a comfortable curve into the seat and back of this chair. The mitered joint on the arm rest is an additional detail which makes for a smooth, slanting arm that resolves into a drink holder. Expect to enjoy time outdoors in this updated version of an old favorite.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Adirondack Chair

In this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin shares his contemporary take on a classic design: the Adirondack lawn chair. Using cypress, Tom shows how to cut a comfortable curve into the seat and back of this chair. The mitered joint on the arm rest is an additional detail which makes for a smooth, slanting arm that resolves into a drink holder. Expect to enjoy time outdoors in this updated version of an old favorite.

Friday, June 25th

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Adirondack Chair

In this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin shares his contemporary take on a classic design: the Adirondack lawn chair. Using cypress, Tom shows how to cut a comfortable curve into the seat and back of this chair. The mitered joint on the arm rest is an additional detail which makes for a smooth, slanting arm that resolves into a drink holder. Expect to enjoy time outdoors in this updated version of an old favorite.

Thursday, July 1st

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Wenge Tea Box

Host Tom McLaughlin is joined by Fine Woodworking's Mike Pekovich on this episode of Classic Woodworking. Mike shares his methods for making a beautiful tea box out of the dark and exotic wenge wood. He then contrasts that with a spectacular figured bird's eye maple which creates the interior pieces in the box. Along with sharing his methods for making proud dovetails and a textured surface, Mike reveals a special clasp enclosure that makes this tea box really special.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Wenge Tea Box

Host Tom McLaughlin is joined by Fine Woodworking's Mike Pekovich on this episode of Classic Woodworking. Mike shares his methods for making a beautiful tea box out of the dark and exotic wenge wood. He then contrasts that with a spectacular figured bird's eye maple which creates the interior pieces in the box. Along with sharing his methods for making proud dovetails and a textured surface, Mike reveals a special clasp enclosure that makes this tea box really special.

Friday, July 2nd

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Wenge Tea Box

Host Tom McLaughlin is joined by Fine Woodworking's Mike Pekovich on this episode of Classic Woodworking. Mike shares his methods for making a beautiful tea box out of the dark and exotic wenge wood. He then contrasts that with a spectacular figured bird's eye maple which creates the interior pieces in the box. Along with sharing his methods for making proud dovetails and a textured surface, Mike reveals a special clasp enclosure that makes this tea box really special.

Thursday, July 8th

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Live Edge Coffee Table

This Classic Woodworking project showcases the elegance of live edge black walnut. Host Tom McLaughlin makes a spectacular coffee table with a waterfall end and wood base that creates a cantilevered effect. Tom will also show us how to use hand tools to make a beautiful bowtie inlay.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Live Edge Coffee Table

This Classic Woodworking project showcases the elegance of live edge black walnut. Host Tom McLaughlin makes a spectacular coffee table with a waterfall end and wood base that creates a cantilevered effect. Tom will also show us how to use hand tools to make a beautiful bowtie inlay.

Friday, July 9th

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Live Edge Coffee Table

This Classic Woodworking project showcases the elegance of live edge black walnut. Host Tom McLaughlin makes a spectacular coffee table with a waterfall end and wood base that creates a cantilevered effect. Tom will also show us how to use hand tools to make a beautiful bowtie inlay.

Thursday, July 15th

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Shaker Blanket Chest

On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin makes a Shaker-inspired blanket chest with drawer and bracket feet using an exterior of cherry and interior of white pine panels. He'll focus on how to make a traditional drawer and will use a special jig to create dovetail corners. This chest is a functional, yet classic piece bolstered by its distinct design.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Shaker Blanket Chest

On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin makes a Shaker-inspired blanket chest with drawer and bracket feet using an exterior of cherry and interior of white pine panels. He'll focus on how to make a traditional drawer and will use a special jig to create dovetail corners. This chest is a functional, yet classic piece bolstered by its distinct design.

Friday, July 16th

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Shaker Blanket Chest

On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin makes a Shaker-inspired blanket chest with drawer and bracket feet using an exterior of cherry and interior of white pine panels. He'll focus on how to make a traditional drawer and will use a special jig to create dovetail corners. This chest is a functional, yet classic piece bolstered by its distinct design.

Thursday, July 22nd

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Shaker Box

Inspired by the nearby Shaker Village, host Tom McLaughlin collaborates with guest John Ryan to craft authentic reproduction Shaker oval boxes out of cherry on this episode of Classic Woodworking. These boxes are iconic because of their utility and potential for customization in size and shape. John shows Tom his Shaker technique for bending strips of wood around a form, creating a smooth and beautiful Shaker box.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Shaker Box

Inspired by the nearby Shaker Village, host Tom McLaughlin collaborates with guest John Ryan to craft authentic reproduction Shaker oval boxes out of cherry on this episode of Classic Woodworking. These boxes are iconic because of their utility and potential for customization in size and shape. John shows Tom his Shaker technique for bending strips of wood around a form, creating a smooth and beautiful Shaker box.

Friday, July 23rd

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Shaker Box

Inspired by the nearby Shaker Village, host Tom McLaughlin collaborates with guest John Ryan to craft authentic reproduction Shaker oval boxes out of cherry on this episode of Classic Woodworking. These boxes are iconic because of their utility and potential for customization in size and shape. John shows Tom his Shaker technique for bending strips of wood around a form, creating a smooth and beautiful Shaker box.

Thursday, July 29th

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Craftsman Style Dining Chair

Host Tom McLaughlin shares his technique for making a Craftsman-style dining chair out of white oak on this episode of Classic Woodworking. It's an example of mortise and tenon chair construction employing peg joinery and traditional chair making, amplified with details that modernize the honest construction of the Craftsman period. Tom will also add an upholstered seat to the piece, helping make this chair both functional and comfortable.

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Craftsman Style Dining Chair

Host Tom McLaughlin shares his technique for making a Craftsman-style dining chair out of white oak on this episode of Classic Woodworking. It's an example of mortise and tenon chair construction employing peg joinery and traditional chair making, amplified with details that modernize the honest construction of the Craftsman period. Tom will also add an upholstered seat to the piece, helping make this chair both functional and comfortable.

Friday, July 30th

4:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

Craftsman Style Dining Chair

Host Tom McLaughlin shares his technique for making a Craftsman-style dining chair out of white oak on this episode of Classic Woodworking. It's an example of mortise and tenon chair construction employing peg joinery and traditional chair making, amplified with details that modernize the honest construction of the Craftsman period. Tom will also add an upholstered seat to the piece, helping make this chair both functional and comfortable.