Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac

Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac

ROUGH CUT - WOODWORKING WITH TOMMY MAC invites viewers into the world of respected furniture maker Tommy MacDonald, as he travels to historic landmarks to gain design inspiration and then returns to his workshop to demonstrate the steps and techniques needed to create future family heirlooms. In each episode, MacDonald shares his skills and best practices, providing detailed project instructions for anyone interested in learning the basics of the craft. For the more experienced enthusiast, Tommy also showcases his more complex projects with advanced tips and techniques. Each half-hour includes three segments: 'Basic Woodworking Techniques,' 'Weekend Projects' and 'The Field Trip.'

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Upcoming Episodes

TV Tray with Jesse Shaw

Furniture maker Jesse Shaw helps build a contemporary version of the 1950's style TV tray.

Mon, Oct 23 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Oct 23 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Library Chair with Tom McLaughlin

Tom McLaughlin updates the design of an old library chair by adding a bent laminated seat rail.

Fri, Oct 27 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Fri, Oct 27 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Contemporary Bench with Steven Brown

Steve Brown helps Tommy update a traditional bench with a more contemporary design.

Mon, Oct 30 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Oct 30 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Master Showcase with Phil Lowe

Tommy is excited to learn new techniques as furniture maker Phil Lowe builds a chair.

Fri, Nov 3 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Fri, Nov 3 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

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