Finishing Like A Pro
american woodshop

Six finishing techniques can give you professional results. Learn the six steps to enhance wood, restore antiques, or create new masterpieces. Furniture restoration has never been this easy. See which finishes are the safest to use.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 3111

About American Woodshop:

Host Scott Phillips, an American woodworking master, shares time-honored tips and new techniques in the construction of projects you can do at home.

From an Annie Oakley Dry Sink to a Chippendale High Boy, Scott guides you through the process of building tables, chairs, benches, medicine cabinets, cupboards, plant and candle stands, serving spoons, salad bowls and a storage chest .

A master woodworker with a personable style thorough knowledge of his craft, Phillips's reverence for the intricacies of wood and its possibilities has helped make AMERICAN WOODSHOP a favorite among ptv audiences.


Watch American Woodshop - Clips, Episodes & Previews


Future Broadcast times for "American Woodshop": (show all)

Thu, May 30 8:00 A.M. Home and Shop Decorative Trim     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, May 30 2:00 P.M. Home and Shop Decorative Trim     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, May 31 4:00 A.M. Home and Shop Decorative Trim     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 1 7:30 A.M. Live-Edge Stands for Scroll-Sawn Accent Lights     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jun 6 8:00 A.M. Turning Times     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Jun 6 2:00 P.M. Turning Times     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 7 4:00 A.M. Turning Times     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 8 7:30 A.M. Art Glass Light Box/Arch Top Window for Suzy's Barn Woodshop     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jun 13 8:00 A.M. Tall Case Cabinet     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Jun 13 2:00 P.M. Tall Case Cabinet     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 14 4:00 A.M. Tall Case Cabinet     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 15 7:30 A.M. Walnut Conference Table     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jun 20 8:00 A.M. Hearth Chair     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Jun 20 2:00 P.M. Hearth Chair     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 21 4:00 A.M. Hearth Chair     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 22 7:30 A.M. Kitchen Plank Stool     NHPBS (11.1)


NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels


NHPBS Five Channels

NHPBS - 11.1

NH Explore - 11.2

NH World - 11.3

NH Create - 11.4

NH Kids - 11.5

Learn More


NHPBS NHPBS Passport Passport

This Old House | E23 | Glen Ridge Generational | A Breath of Fresh Air
Ask This Old House | E23 | Garden Restore, Bathroom Fan | Ask This Old House
MaryLand | Episode 1
Guilt | Episode 3
Poetry in America | Hill Country
Antiques Roadshow | Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Hour 1
Art Happens Here with John Lithgow | Art Happens Here with John Lithgow
AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange | Freedom Hill
American Masters | The Incomparable Mr. Buckley (ASL)
Local, USA | Fire Tender
Great Performances | Now Hear This
Changing Planet | Coral Special
Next at the Kennedy Center | Joshua Redman where are we
Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator | Ides of March
Nature | Extreme Lives | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers
The Real Story of Mr Bates vs The Post Office | The Real Story of Mr Bates vs The Post Office
Mr Bates vs The Post Office | Episode 1
Independent Lens | Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's
Finding Your Roots | Viewers Like You
Alice & Jack | Episode 1
Nolly | Episode 2
History with David Rubenstein | Jeffrey Frank
Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros | Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros
Austin City Limits | ACL 9th Annual Hall of Fame Honors Trisha Yearwood
Rick Steves' Europe | Mighty Alps
NOVA | Building the Eiffel Tower
Gospel | Gospel's Second Century
Reel Midwest: Homegrown | Episode 4
GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers | ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers
American Experience | Nazi Town, USA