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In this video workshop, join furniture maker Andrew Hunter as he takes you through the entire process of building a classic pine hutch using traditional hand tools.
Andrew Hunter is a former college quarterback who gets his exercise these days working wood with hand tools, playing volleyball, and doing tai chi. He’s largely self-taught in furniture making, but spent time with millwright Jim Kricker reproducing period waterwheels and timber-frame buildings.
Produced by: Lisa Raleigh; Video by: Gary Junken; Editing by: Tom Oliveras
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July 3, 2014
Join hand tool expert Andrew Hunter as he walks you through the process of building a beautiful display hutch without the help of power tools.
Learn how to mill lumber by hand and you’ll never be restricted by the size of your jointer and planer.
Learn how to cut curved profiles without the aid of a bandsaw.
Prepare your case for final joinery, with lessons on box joints and notches that will keep your hutch from racking.
Add a red oak work surface that complements the pine case and is as durable as it is beautiful.
Craft a beautiful spindled plate rack and finish the case with a traditional face frame.
Assemble the case without a drop of glue, using hand-cut nails for traditional appeal.
Craft a traditional shiplapped back finished with milk paint, for a display that makes your finest china stand out.
Wrap up construction of the hutch with traditional frame-and-panel doors.
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