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Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac
Federal Hall Table
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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."

Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac is produced by WGBH Boston and distributed by American Public Television. Series release date: 10/2/2010

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Federal Hall Table – Rhode Island School of Design

With this episode of Rough Cut, we’ll bring you back to the 1700’s and look at some of the federal embellishments at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design. Back in the shop, Tommy and Eli show viewers an effortless way to really make your hall table shine with bell flowers, stringing, and other awesome embellishments.

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Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
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