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Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac
Baseball Bat Bed
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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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Baseball Bat Bed – Axis Bat Factory

This week on Rough Cut, we’ll be building my all-time favorite project – a baseball bat BED that’s perfect for any kids room. For our Rough Cut Road Trip, we’re heading to Fall River, Massachusetts to the Axis Bat Factory, to see what really goes into making a major league baseball bat.

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Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac; Baseball Bat Bed,” 10/15/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BCA2E5A4BB214457BB65B16DF839F85C.
MLA: “Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac; Baseball Bat Bed.” 10/15/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BCA2E5A4BB214457BB65B16DF839F85C>.
APA: Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac; Baseball Bat Bed. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BCA2E5A4BB214457BB65B16DF839F85C
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