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Woodwright's Shop

Wooden Tea Machine (#1709)

In this episode of The Woodwright Shop, Roy Underhill teaches audiences how to make a Mitchell Motion Cam by crafting a wooden tea dunking machine. Viewers learn not only about the history of the motion cam, but also the procedures for laying out a design, creating gears, making precise shafts and bridle joints, and using the proper techniques for carving wood. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: THE WOODWRIGHT'S SHOP demonstrates traditional furniture making.

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