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Rough Cut- Woodworking With Tommy Mac
Glass Desk Lamp
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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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Glass Desk Lamp – Neils Cosman

This week on Rough Cut, we’ll be building a beautiful, art glass table lamp featuring triple-mitered corners – the perfect accent piece whether it’s on or off. For our Rough Cut Road Trip, we’re heading to Cambridge Massachusetts and to a glass-making school, Road Trip to NoCa Glass School with Niels Cosman, where artists work miracles with glass and fire. Tune in to learn the art of fusing glass with designer Neils Cosman.

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Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
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