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Tommy mixes it up in season 7 of Rough Cut as he builds his dream shop. See how Tommy plans to move his 3,500 square foot current shop into the new oversized two car garage! Don't let garage fool you, it going to be awesome!


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Here is a sneak peak at some video shot in the old shop. It is for a new video subscription series I'm putting together. I had tons of requests for more instructional videos and felt it was time to take a deep dive. Thanks for all of your comments and support! Have a look and let me know what you think! More info to come as we roll this out.



Watch as Tommy uses a compass plane and should plane to create the curved shape of the case sides. Its fun to see a younger enthusiastic woodworker..it won't be long before this project takes over his life! ... See MoreSee Less

Here is the Boston Bombe Secretary I built 2006-08 and the piece in the videos I posted and will continue ..for a while ! 82 videos over 18 months ... See MoreSee Less

Episode 2 : March 23rd 2006, Tommy and Rachel in the store front shop breaking down the lumber and making the first cuts on the bombe sides ... See MoreSee Less

Episode 1 Watch Tommy's first appearance in front of a camera as he goes to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum,interviews curator Hope Alswing and measures an American treasure. filmed 2006 ... See MoreSee Less

Watch Tommy as he demonstrates how to prepare a hand plane for use, straight out of the box. Filmed at the old shop in 2016. ... See MoreSee Less

Tommy Mac's new Show Page ... See MoreSee Less



Tommy takes his fine woodworking skills and applies them to home building.

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Learn how Tommy does it through projects, step-by-step instructional guides, and 101 break-downs.

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Hand built tools for the way you work. Check out Tommy's Card Scraper Kit! There is also a few of Tommy's favorites as well.

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