A St. Louis Radio Show Host’s Rough Cut Appearance

Gail Pennington of St. Louis Today recently wrote a nice little piece about Tommy's time on the McGraw Show, a KTRS morning show hosted by McGraw Milhaven. Milhaven's love for woodworking was such that the host made a ...
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Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac Nominated for Another Daytime Emmy

Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac has earned its second straight Daytime Emmy Award nomination, this time in the Outstanding Lifestyles Program category. In its debut season, Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac earned a Daytime ...
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Over a Barrel

Tommy's recent picture uploaded to the Facebook page has a few folks wondering what's brought the host out to California and why is he snapping shots of barrels? Well, it's true Tommy is in California for some Season ...
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Woodworking Shows and Tommy Come to St Louis

Tommy Mac will be joining the Woodworking Shows in St Louis, Missouri, this weekend, February 10 - 12. To be held in the Gateway Center Hall in Collinsville, IL, the show will feature an all-star roster of accomplished ...
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Rough Cut Resolutions

Is your New Year's Resolution to finally outfit your shop with the proper woodworking gear? Tommy and Eli have teamed up to show you the way. Check out the video below, first posted in Frank Byers' blog over ...
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Pondering the Potting Station

In the final episode of Season Two of Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac, Tommy builds a potting station, visits the Massachusetts Horticulture Association and discovers Al's unique use for his completed potting station. We caught up ...
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Season Two Episode 8 – Veneered Coffee Table with Metal Frame

In Episode 8 of Rough Cut's second season, Tommy steps outside his comfort zone and delves into metalworking. The Veneered Coffee Table with Metal Frame project takes Tommy to the metal works shop of Payne Engineering, just down ...
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Tommy in the Press

Tommy has enjoyed some positive press coverage this past month. Standouts include a piece in the November issue of Popular Woodworking, which covers Season Two (sneak peaks and projects), takes a closer look at Tommy's career path and ...
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A Closer Look at an Arts and Crafts-Style Chair

The most recent episode of Rough Cut features Tommy building an Arts and Crafts-Style Chair, an impressive project that presents challenging -- but doable -- techniques for woodworkers of all ability. The episode stands out for its demonstrations ...
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Reflections on a Dressing Mirror

Season Two of Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac is HERE! In the opening episode, Tommy takes on a Green and Greene-inspired Dressing Mirror, a project that involves finger joints, cloud lifts and detailed drawer construction. To ...
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Support the Rodman Ride For Kids

The Rodman Ride For Kids is one of Tommy's favorite charities. It's an "umbrella matching gift charity" that raises funds for youth-centered social services in Massachusetts that support at-risk kids. The Rodman Ride is scheduled for this Saturday, ...
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Tommy’s New Book Gets Favorable Review

Publishers Weekly just did a review of Tommy's new book, Rough Cut: Woodworking with Tommy Mac: 12 Step-by-Step Projects. The book's 12 projects are the same that were featured in last year's Season One of Rough Cut - ...
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Canton Community Paper Catches Up With Tommy

Danny Joseph, a writer for The Canton Citizen, recently caught up with Tommy in his Draper Street workshop to talk woodworking, becoming a television personality and the upcoming Season Two of Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac ...
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West Coast Road Trips, New Projects to Feature in Rough Cut Season Two

Season Two of Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac is nearly upon us! The first episode will premier Saturday, October 1, 2011 (check the website station finder or your local listings). With an Emmy Nomination for Best ...
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