I love this “campaign furniture” stuff! Our cramped garage, work schedule and now bad weather have probably put a halt to any larger projects for the time, but I’m looking forward to trying my hand at them this spring. Until then, I’ll be working on projects like electronics and maybe some leather crafting.
You can now watch two episodes on Roy Underhill’s “The Woodwright’s Shop” on campaign furniture that we taped earlier this year by following this link.
Use the arrows below the main screen to scroll over to the episodes you want to watch.
One of the episodes is an introduction to the style and a demonstration of cutting lapped full-blind dovetails. The second episode shows my strategies for fitting inlaid corner brasses and campaign pulls.
I wish we would have demonstrated something additional: Roy trimming my hair. All I can think while watching these episodes is: Get a haircut, hippie. And a job.
The pieces shown in the episode are also featured in my book “Campaign Furniture,” which is available in our store and through our retailers. We are almost sold out of the the first edition of this book and we will be returning to press…
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