Roubo bookstand made in Roy Underhill's class

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Project by Scott posted 08-05-2018 08:14 PM 1592 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a one day class in Pittsboro NC with Roy Underhill. It was a lot of fun and I highly recommend it. Plus you can go upstairs and shop for old tools in Ed’s store.

Roy said the wood is Peruvian walnut. It is fairly soft and easy to work.

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#1 posted 08-05-2018 11:10 PM

WOW classes from the master … GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 08-06-2018 12:12 AM

I’ve a;ways wanted to try to make the Roubo Book stand. Making one at the wood wrights school with Roy Underhill would be a real treat!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 08-06-2018 01:06 AM

Very neat1

Great job.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 08-06-2018 05:36 AM

I saw this on his show, it’s cool

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#5 posted 08-06-2018 04:05 PM

Very nice. A lot nicer than the one I made.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks

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#6 posted 08-06-2018 08:53 PM

Saw that episode on cable TV awhile back, immediately wanted to try to make one. Forgot to put it on project list, thanks for reminder! :)

-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!

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#7 posted 08-15-2018 05:29 PM

That’s pretty cool.

-- Luis

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