This week on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, Tommy is inspired by his Dad's old library chair. Back in the shop is Master Woodworker Tom McLaughlin, who's updating the design by adding a bent laminated seat rail, stack laminated crest rail and making the actual seat a bit more comfortable. Made out of cherry, this chair is sure to make it another generation in the MacDonald family.
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.