In this episode (originally aired in 1998), building a roll top desk (part one of a two part project), Norm used the following tools:
An infrequent no-new-tool episode.
Norm used a plain board clamped to the Unifence as a sacrificial fence.
The safety speech included video of a crosscut operation on the radial arm saw.
Field trip was to Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington, Massachusetts.
New material for this project filmed on 16 July 2008.
This episode was processed based on the full length original broadcast by PBS.
Last updated: 28 June 2009