Scott and Suzy Phillips Applaud Woodworkers’ Ingenuity during The American Woodshop Season 27Comments (0)
Scott and Suzy Phillips, co-hosts of The American Woodshop, pose with Suzy’s new Barn Shop during construction. It is featured in the first Season 27 episode that will air Jan.19.
Co-hosts Scott and Suzy Phillips spotlight unique contributions of woodworkers in home woodshops in the 13 episodes of The American Woodshop’s 27th season that will begin airing on Sunday, January 19. Check your local PBS station for airtimes.
“Woodcraft is pleased to partner with Scott and
Suzy Phillips for another season of woodworking instruction and inspiration on The
American Woodshop,” Woodcraft President and CEO Jack Bigger said. “We value
the quality content this series delivers in alignment with Woodcraft’s mission
to make expert instruction and advice available to woodworkers.”
Scott and Suzy have
invited five special guests to join in Season 27 episodes and share their
respective talents and insights that Scott says “really amaze you” – Tom
Monahan, expert finisher; Jaida Waggoner, young furnituremaker; Scott Grove, inlay
expert; Barry Todd, award-winning woodturner; and Eric Gorges, metalworker,
television show host, and author.
“All woodworkers have
their own way – solutions that work for the best effect…secrets that they
gladly share,” Scott said. “Custom
woodworking is a sleeping giant in the fine handcrafts world.
Small shop carvings, turnings, cabinetry and scrolled art can make a home truly inspiring. These handworks are
Season 27 of The
Season 27 will launch
with an unusual project – Suzy’s Barn Shop – a modern barn raising complete
with custom scrolled sign. The show will cover making the barn doors with
finishing expert Tom Monahan using milk paint to create a durable old barn
Suzy celebrates a finished barn door complete with sign.
“Suzy decided to build the barn because she needed her own space,” Scott said. “She has many carving and painting woodworking projects in her future, and she needed a place where that will happen. She is always able to use The American Woodshop, but her new barn shop gives her possibilities way beyond shared space. Room to grow!!”
“This season is a
blending of ideas presented by Woodcraft
Magazine,” Scott said. Episodes that reference magazine content are marked
by an asterisk on the following list.
Scott holds the last piece for his Shaker Inspired Tall Case Maple Clock.
Scott varnishes the Maloof-Inspired Rocking Chair.
•Shaker Inspired Tall Case Maple Clock: Scott combines special Birds-eye and
Tiger Maple woods to recreate this tall masterpiece. (2702)
•Triangular Seat with Tapered Legs: Learn woodturning and make a special stool at the same time – either traditional or contemporary style. (*2703)
•Elegant Jewelry Chest/Make Your Gifts: Orange agate is the primary wood used to build this two-drawer dovetailed chest that makes a perfect gift. (*2704)
•Sculpting Furniture/Maloof-Inspired Hard Line Grace: Watch the completion of a Maloof-inspired rocking chair and more finishing solutions from Tom Monahan. (2705)
•Faceplate Turning for Everyone! A natural live edge bark lined bowl is crafted using a faceplate and four-jaw chuck. Special lathe chisels are showcased. (*2706)
Suzy’s holiday masterpiece – Carving American Folk Art
•Carving American Folk Art/Sharpening Tips: Suzy carves and paints a holiday
masterpiece; Scott covers the bandsaw by roughing in shapes. (*2707)
•Storage Ottoman with Dominoes: Learn the secret of doing grain-matched veneer work, and discover the Domino cutting tool that makes loose tenon joinery easy. (*2708)
•Building a Better Bookcase: An adjustable shelving jig makes this a very versatile bookcase. Learn tips for becoming a better woodworker and about tool innovations like the track saw. (*2709)
•Mid-Century Modern Nightstand with Jaida! This clean, simple, functional style is a key element in many homes today. Jaida Waggoner uses Maple and Mahogany to make it work. (2710)
•Custom Kitchen Cutlery and Block Keep: Discover the perfect way to make all your own kitchen cutlery. Scott Grove of Easy Inlay turns an art pencil using UV cure resin. (*2711)
•Woodworking Ways/The Four Shop Tour: Design innovator Barry Todd shares inspiring woodturning ideas, and Eric Gorges, host of A Craftsman’s Legacy, offers creative shop design tips. Suzy’s Live Edge Table shines in her new barn woodshop. (2713)
Scott Grove demonstrates his American Flag Inlay process on Episode 2712.
The American Woodshop is produced by WBGU TV, Bowling Green, Ohio, and is also available on CREATE® TV. The popular woodworking how-to show continues to be carried by 92% of the top 25 markets and 96% of the top 100.
a charming collection of projects. If you decide to tackle one after watching The American Woodshop, make Woodcraft
your headquarters for tools, supplies and helpful advice so you will be
prepared to make something beautiful and have fun doing it!
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