Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac Returns for Season 4

America’s top woodworking show Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac, returns for 13 all-new episodes beginning Saturday, October 5 on Public Television. This fourth season will feature a special "Boston Strong" episode with guest Ed Davis, the ...
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New England Home Show and Furniture Project 2013

The New England Home Show is back, and with it comes The Furniture Project (formerly WoodExpo). The Furniture Project 2013 is essentially an oversized exhibit within The New England Home Show, held at the Seaport World Trade Center ...
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Plyboo Makes a Case for Bamboo at Your Workbench

In Episode 08 of Rough Cut, Tommy heads west to San Francisco for a quick tour of Smith & Fong, makers of Plyboo, a sustainably manufactured bamboo plywood. After the tour, Tommy  heads back to the shop and ...
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DIY Nintendo Controller Table

Jonathon Hicks of Hicks Custom Furniture recently posted this cool Nintendo Controller Coffee Table project to Instructables.com. (Before you even throw in a Contra unlimited life joke, read the comments!) He breaks it down into 16 Steps -- ...
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Spotlight On Sten Havumaki, Rough Cut Guest

In Episode 07 of this season's Rough Cut, Tommy invites acclaimed woodcarver Sten Havumaki into the shop to demonstrate letter carving techniques for the hand-carved picture frame project. Although Havumaki might claim specialty in architectural carvings and mantle ...
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Thanksgiving and Pilgrim Woodworking

Firstly, a very Happy Thanksgiving to all! We hope everyone takes a few minutes today to count blessings and express gratitude for friends, family and anything else worth your thanks. Since Thanksgiving has its roots all the way ...
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Season 2 Projects Available in New Book

Taunton Press has recently released the latest book of Tommy Mac projects. Titled Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac, the book features "13 All-New Projects From Season 2." The 176-page instructional features over 600 photos and 70 ...
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Rough Cut Recap: Steam Bent Lounge

In the highly-anticipated Episode 06 of this season's Rough Cut, Tommy tackles a steam bent lounge project. To complete the project, he assembles a lower-budget -- but still serviceable -- steam chamber using PVC piping and a conventional ...
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Tommy’s Toolbox on Popular Woodworking

The recent edition of Popular Woodworking featured a nice piece by Tommy on his adventure building his well-known Toolbox. A featured project in this season of Rough Cut, the Toolbox has been a key player in Tommy's shop ...
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Rough Cut Recap: Barley Twist Lamp

In Episode 3 of this season's Rough Cut, Tommy takes a road trip to the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to visit the studio of glassblower Niels Cosman. Although the Niels Cosman Studio is located in Brooklyn, ...
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October Media Mentions

Last week Tommy had the pleasure of being interviewed by Market Warriors for a small piece on identifying quality Mission-Style (also Arts & Crafts) furniture. The mission -- if you will -- of the Market Warriors hosts is ...
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Rough Cut Recap: Coopered Leg Table

Many of you have the good fortune to be living in a market that aired Episode 1 of Rough Cut's much-anticipated 3rd Season. We hope you enjoyed the start of this season's woodworking adventures! Given that some of ...
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Rough Cut Season 3 Promo and Videos

Want a taste of the season to come? We've just released the Rough Cut Season 3 promo video as well as an episode guide and Season 3 T-Mac Tips. In the Episode Guides you can get a more ...
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