A Winchester Desk: Joinery Inside & Out
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books Brand: Popular Woodworking
Secrets from the Past Revealed Learn the how and why of secret compartments Understand the joinery used to build classic furniture and see what's improved and what hasn'tFrom case construction to applied mouldingsIn this unique video, expert furniture craftsmen Jeff Headley and Steve Hamilton walk you through the construction of a classic 18th Century drop-front desk. Rather than a how-to building experience, Headley and Hamilton dissect the piece in reverse, discussing the why's and how's of the joinery used for the case, gallery and drawers for the entire piece. As an extra bonus, they point out a dozen hidden compartments in the piece. A mix of history, furniture anatomy and period construction, you'll find this video entertaining, as well as instructional.
The Engine Counts
Manufacturer: Varied Directions
This 1 hour program presents five different electric and hybrid car developers presenting their ideas and also gives a justification for why electric cars and hybrid cars are better. It also looks at the environmental issues involved and at the strengths and weaknesses of the internal combustion engine. It was produced for public television initially and is revealing and insightful.This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
House Beautiful - Unique Craftsman Homes
Manufacturer: A&E Home Video
A look at the styles inspired by the American Arts and Crafts movement, which include homes and furniture that have pure and simple lines and collectibles that have true integrity. We'll visit the famed Greene and Greene historical Craftsman bungalow, the Craftsman-style home of comedian Martin Mull, and architect Charles Sampson's "Arts and Crafts Home of the Millennium", which features 7,000 square feet of soaring ceilings and natural wood and slate exteriors.
Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Hybrid Roubo Workbench
Manufacturer: Taunton Press
Build one of todayâ€™s most popular benches. In under one hour, you can learn what it takes to build the iconic bench everyone wants to own with Build a Hybrid Roubo Workbench. Woodworker John Tetreault, who specializes in using reclaimed lumber, walks you through the entire project and offers expert guidance at critical steps on this DVD, that includes a Bonus SketchUp Plan. Master three styles of classic joinery. As you build this bench, youâ€™ll also build your joinery skills since it involves making stopped tenons and wedged-through tenons. Plus youâ€™ll also learn how to build a dovetailed tenon that incorporates a hardwood wedge; this is especially important if you plan to disassemble your bench in the future. Use recycled wood to best advantage. Love the look of aged timber? Then youâ€™ll enjoy learning how John prepares recycled planks to make the joinery work with the checks, cracks, and worm holes that give these timbers their unique character. Craft your own unique accessories. Once youâ€™ve built your bench, you can go on to construct your own maple bench dogs, vise handles, and a sliding deadman thatâ€™s great for supporting long stock. Donâ€™t miss this chance to build a bench that will serve you well for years to come.
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