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swirt

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02-07-2011 06:13 PM

Topic tags/keywords: woodwrights shop roy underhill hand tool ht videos

PBS has just posted the current season of Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s Shop online. They aren’t on the actual woodwright shop website yet, but for now you can see them here:

http://video.unctv.org/program/1421129721/

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com


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#1 posted 02-07-2011 08:18 PM

Thank you for posting that it is no longer on in my area!

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#2 posted 02-07-2011 08:58 PM

Thanks. Can’t wait to check them out

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#3 posted 02-07-2011 10:29 PM

Has anyone figured out how to download them for viewing offline? For the main woodwright’s shop website, I can grab the flv file url in the page source, but on the unctv site I can’t seem to find it.

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#4 posted 02-07-2011 10:29 PM

Thanks, I ran out of episodes a few weeks ago. Is there a way to go into an archive for episodes prior to 2006? I hope so!
BTKS

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#5 posted 02-07-2011 11:07 PM

Craig, I think they are pulling them into an swf file dynamically. There is probably a way around it, but I don’t see it yet.

BTKS, I don’t think there are any online that go back farther than 2006. I’ve seen bits and pieces on Utube from the earlier episodes but never whole episodes. I know a lot of comments on the actual Woodwright's Shop Website are always begging for them to put the older ones on, but haven’t seen any movement there yet. It would be great if they went back to 1981 when it started.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#6 posted 02-07-2011 11:38 PM

ThankĀ“s Steve ….maybee now I can catch up a little with you …LOL
if the deside to post them back to 1981 we most hope they do it little by little
or Lumber Jock wuold bee more or less inactive the next half year…..LOL

take care
Dennis

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#7 posted 02-09-2011 05:34 AM

As of last night, both the PBS and UNC pages for season 30 are linked, and to the same server.
http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop/video/3000/index.html
http://video.unctv.org/program/1421129721/
Episode 12 seems to be missing.
Looks like they have made a quantum leap from Flash to H.264/MP4 format.. The files are smaller and better quality video.

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