Video Workshops: This is how we do it
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Picture this: You’ve been shooting a new Video Workshop series for five days straight. Your eyes hurt from staring at video timecodes on a monitor day-in and day-out, and you’re a bit tired of watching Matt Kenney build a router table for nine hours a day (no offense, Matt). Eventually, you’ve got to let your hair down, and if you’re me, that means regressing to early childhood. Watch the video and you’ll see what I mean.
To understand what’s going on here, I should briefly explain the process used to film many of our videos. Quite often, we’ll shoot an entire segment, allowing the craftsman to cut and refine a joint, and then write “voiceover” instruction which will later be placed over the video. That’s what poor Matt was doing when I decided to break out my fourth-grade self.
Oh, and be sure to check out Matt’s latest Video Workshop on building a mobile router table. This unit is built like a Sherman tank. With its big cabinet base and maple tabletop support structure, it’s super-rigid, dead-flat, and likely to be around long after you and I have disappeared from this Earth!
Video Workshop Shenanigans
Poor Matt Kenney. During a recent Video Workshop shoot, he was ambushed by a slap-happy video producer.
Matt's router table features four-drawers worth of storage down below, and a super-strong tabletop support structure that will ensure the top never sags.