Category Archives: Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

Posts about Tommy’s show, Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac.

Federal Embellishments and Pendleton House Inspiration

Episode 5 of Rough Cut takes Tommy on a time travel back to the 1700s as he stops in at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to explore the federal embellishments found on the pieces … Continue reading

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Fire, Fused Glass + Triple-Mitered Corners

In Episode 4 of Rough Cut, Season 4, Tommy endeavors to build a glass desk lamp, which features triple-mitered corners and beautiful glass panels crafted by glassblower Neils Crosman. Crosman is no stranger to Tommy or Rough Cut. He played … Continue reading

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Pine Chests and Accent Nails

In the Pine Chest episode of Rough Cut, Tommy builds a 17th century-inspired pine chest with accent nails farmed from Tremont Nail, a nail manufacturer based out of Mansfield, MA. Located in an old cotton mill, the company was formed … Continue reading

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Season 4 Kick Off – Bent Lamination Chair and a Trip to ICFF 2013

The much-anticipated fourth season of Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac is upon us! In the kick-off episode, Tommy bangs – er, bends out a lamination chair using a jig he makes himself. The end result is a stylish, … Continue reading

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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 Boston police … Continue reading

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