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Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac; Laminated Bowl


Rough Cut Ep 309 Laminated Bowl

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Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac
Laminated Bowl
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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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On this week’s episode of Rough Cut, the Laminated Bowl. It’s an awesome addition to any kitchen. Tommy demonstrates a super efficient method to make this bowl and crafting it to perfection on the lathe. For our Rough Cut Road trip we’re off to the world famous culinary institute at Johnson and Wales in Rhode Island where well-crafted wood pieces are a chef’s best friend in the kitchen.

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Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
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