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DVD: "Building the Historic Howarth Bow Saw with Bill Anderson" (2-Discs)

DVD: "Building the Historic Howarth Bow Saw with Bill Anderson" (2-Discs)

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Build this Beautiful Howarth Bow Saw while Learning to use Traditional Hand Tools!

Learn how to recreate this historic and elegant English bow saw, which is perfect for many uses in any woodworker’s workshop. 

Full Description

Join Bill Anderson to learn how to recreate this historic and elegant English bow saw, which is perfect for many uses in any woodworker’s workshop. This detailed 2-disc tutorial will not only guide you through the building process, but will help you develop many hand tool skills.

With 3.6 hours (217 minutes) of instruction, you’ll be able to create this shapely English bow saw, and learn many valuable traditional hand tool skills along the way.

Video Features

> Howarth bow saw 2-Disc DVD Set (or you can purchase the digital version, which is great for international customers)
> Ships to USA (free), Canada, UK, Europe, Australia, & New Zealand (make sure your DVD player plays American discs).
> Step-by-step detailed instructions
> Geared toward beginner hand tool woodworkers
3.6 Hours of detailed instruction
> Filmed at Bill Anderson’s Workshop in North Carolina

Skills Taught

You’ll learn:

> How to select & prepare appropriate wood for making traditional hand tools
> How to use hand saws, hand planes, chisels, rasps, and many more hand tools
> How to cut several different variations of the mortise & tenon joint
> How to artistically shape wood using saws, chisels, rasps, gouges, & spokeshaves
> How to taper bow saw pin holes using reamers to ensure a tight fitting handles
> How to sand & scrape for a beautiful finish
> The pros & cons of different types of finishing products for hand tools
> How to assemble, properly tension, and use a traditional bow saw

Video Format

This DVD video comes in 720p resolution. If you want a 1080p High Definition (HD) version of this video, buy the digital version.

Bonus Resources

The DVD Includes all the free resources and list of tools that Bill mentions in the video. The disc needs to be inserted into a computer to get the files. Bill Anderson also sells Howarth Bow Saw pins, handles, blades, string, & printed templates at:

About the Presenter

Bill Anderson is a hand tool expert who lives in Chatham County, North Carolina. In addition to building beautiful period furniture, he teaches woodworking classes at Roy Underhill’s Woodwright’s School and the John C. Campbell Folk School. He is a member of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers, Midwest Tool Collectors Association, and Early American Industries Association. You can see a tour of Bill’s amazing workshop on our blog.

Shipping & Returns

Free Shipping to USA + International Shipping Available

This DVD will be shipped via USPS, and tracking will be provided after it ships (1-3 business days to leave our facility). Shipment times, after leaving our facility, should arrive in 2-5 days for U.S.A. addresses. International shipments vary by destination.

Can’t wait for shipping? Buy the Digital Streaming / Download Version in our online store.

Contact us if your item arrives defective or damaged in some way, and we'll make it right.

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