This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, Tommy introduces a new face to the show, furniture maker Jesse Shaw. Jesse works with Tommy to build a contemporary version of the 1950's style TV tray, with an updated curve in the legs to make it more modern. Made out of a rich walnut, Jesse uses bent lamination and modern technology to make an amazingly handy living room essential.
The Emmy-nominated ROUGH CUT - WOODWORKING WITH TOMMY MAC gives viewers the confidence to fulfill their furniture-making dreams.Host Tommy MacDonald, a respected furniture maker and a graduate of the North Bennet Street School (a renowned craft and trade school in Boston's North End), travels to historic landmarks for inspiration and then returns to his workshop to demonstrate the steps and techniques to create a wide variety of furniture for the home and office. In each episode, Tommy shares his skills and best practices, providing detailed project instructions for anyone interested in learning the basics of the craft. For the more experienced, Tommy showcases more elaborate designs with advanced tips and techniques.