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Fun With the Hardwood Forest Foundation

Should we ever run out of trees it's safe to say woodworkers would not be far behind. The craft's dependence on this resource cannot be overstated, which is one of the reasons why Rough Cut is proud to ...
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Epic Woodworking with Tom McLaughlin

It's never been a better time to be an aspiring woodworker. The convergence of high speed internet with accessible/inexpensive video equipment has given rise to a host of online woodworking education opportunities. From watching live demonstrations to a ...
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Master Showcase with Phil Lowe

In the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi the 85 year-old acclaimed chef and subject of the film rejects the notion that he is a "master" sushi chef, despite the fact that his restaurant earned three Michelin stars, the ...
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Rough Cut’s Newest Guest: Jesse Shaw

Rough Cut newcomer Jesse Shaw made his debut in this season's Episode 6. His challenge? Build a contemporary take on a 1950s style TV Tray. The curved legs of the tray lent a modern touch to the design ...
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Spicing It Up With Glen Huey

It took a while, but the folks at Rough Cut finally welcomed Ohio's own woodworking celebrity Glen Huey onto the show. In Episode 5, Tommy and Glen set about building a Spice Box using a design made popular ...
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Remembering P.A. “Pug” Moore

The current season of Rough Cut sees fan favorite Tom McLaughlin rejoin Tommy in the shop to crank out a Kitchen Leaf Table -- a formidable project that incorporates a nice contemporary feature in the triangulated base. Last ...
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The Best of NBSS

It wouldn't be a Season of Rough Cut without a visit from North Bennet Street School instructor and frequent RC guest, Steve Brown. On this season's Episode 4, Steve stops by the shop to work with Tommy on ...
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Hitting the Mark[s]

Tommy kicked off Season 6 of Rough Cut with a trip west to visit David Marks, a woodworker & teacher with a real knack for turning and veneers. Marks has been around the woodworking block a time or ...
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When the Wood Whispers Back

It was always just a matter of time before Marc Spagnuolo of Wood Whisperer fame found his way onto Rough Cut. The notion had been there for some time, but crazy schedules and 2000+ miles of separation conspired ...
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Finishing Strong

Finishes took front stage in Episode 05 as Tommy and renown master finisher Charles Neil demo a handful of finish options on a few simple shaker night stands. Charles does a great job putting Tommy through the paces, ...
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The Anatomy of a Woodworker – An Interview with Steve Brown

The Rough Cut Brain Trust deemed the Pencil Post Bed project of Episode 03 complex enough to skip the traditional Road Trip, opting instead to use the additional time in the shop capturing the many steps involved. This ...
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Building a Windsor Chair from Green Wood

It was all hand tools, all the time in Episode 04 of this season's Rough Cut. Tommy spent the day at the shop of Peter Galbert, chairmaker, toiling away at a Windsor Chair project. The piece used green ...
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Patio Prep Station Project with Paul Wahlberg

Season 5 has arrived! To kick off this much-anticipated 5th season, Tommy brings in Paul Wahlberg of Wahlburgers fame for Episode 01. Their mission? Build an outdoor prep station for Paul's harbor side restaurant in Hingham, MA, called ...
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