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Medieval Carpentry Techniques

08/30/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week’s selections focus on Medieval carpentry techniques. Hand tools indeed!

Early Medieval Timber Work


Medieval Carpentry - Building Without Nails

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The Furniture of David Roentgen (1743-1807)

08/23/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week’s selections focus on the ornate and exquisite furniture made by David Roentgen (1743-1807) -- and its secret compartments and ingenious portability.

The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet


Unfolding an 18th-century Game Table

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Traditional Woodworking in Sweden

08/16/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week’s selections focus traditional woodworking in Sweden - traditional axe making and the trifecta of clogs, spoons and chairs.

Traditional Swedish Woodworking: Clogs, Spoons and Chairs



Traditional Swedish Axe Making

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Japanese Swordmaking

08/09/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

This week’s selections focus on Japanese swordmaking.

Samurai Swordmaking


The Secret World of the Japanese Swordsmith

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The Hidden Life of Trees

08/02/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

We use trees’ wood and benefit from trees in so many ways, but most people do not think of trees as sentient beings. This week's selection may challenge your views. Suzanne Simard, a scientist based at the University of British Columbia, and Peter Wohlleben, author of the international bestseller, “The Hidden Life of Trees” have devoted their lives to forestry and have been observing the communication between trees for decades.

How Trees Talk to Each Other - Suzanne Simard


Intelligent trees

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How to Make a Lyre

07/26/2018

Like most people, we spend lots of time (way too much time) surfing the web, entranced by various videos. In Video Roundup, we offer some videos from all over the world that we found especially intriguing.

Many of us associate lyres with Ancient Greece, where they were used to accompany lyric poetry recitations, but they have a long association with other areas in Europe and the Middle East. Small fragments of the 7th century Sutton Hoo lyre were found in a burial mound in England, for example. This week’s selection focus on building this ancient stringed instrument.

Making an Anglo-Saxon Lyre


Sheik’s Lyre - Build


How to Make a Sutton Hoo Lyre



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