With his popular PBS series The Woodwright's Shop and his three previous books, Roy Underhill has inspired millions. In his fourth book, Underhill features step-by-step instructions for many projects featured on the television series in recent years. All projects are illustrated with photographs and measured drawings.
The longtime master housewright at Colonial Williamsburg, Roy Underhill is the leading authority on old-time woodworking techniques. He created The Woodwright's Shop for public television in 1979. The series, produced by the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television, has aired nationally since 1981, with thirteen new programs introduced each year. Roy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a master's degree from Duke University.