Web site: http://roughcutwoodworking.com
Furniture maker Tommy MacDonald 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.
Garden Bench #413
Tommy showcases the intricacies of making a simple garden bench really sparkle.
- KET Wednesday, March 5 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET Wednesday, June 4 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
Bent Lamination Chair #401
An amazing bent lamination chair and the International Contemporary Furniture Show are highlighted.
- KET Wednesday, March 12 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, March 22 at 1:00 pm EDT
Pine Chest #402
A simple pine chest is based on a 17th century design. Tremont Nail in Massachusetts, one of the few steel manufacturers still making nails from scratch, is visited.
- KET Wednesday, March 19 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, March 29 at 1:00 pm EDT
Memory Box #403
Boston Police Chief Ed David shares memories of the Boston Marathon bombings and makes a memory box.
- KET Wednesday, March 26 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, April 5 at 1:00 pm EDT
Glass Desk Lamp #404
An art glass table lamp with triple-mitered corners is made and a glass-making school is visited.
- KET Wednesday, April 2 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, April 12 at 1:00 pm EDT
Federal Hall Table #405
Federal embellishments are showcased at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design.
- KET Wednesday, April 9 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 pm EDT
Rice Paper Divider #406
An elegant and versatile bass wood room divider and a shoji workshop in New York City are highlighted.
- KET Wednesday, April 16 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 pm EDT
A frame and panel bookstand is built. Silas Kopf showcases his unique brand of marquetry.
- KET Wednesday, April 23 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 pm EDT
Bird House #408
Three bird houses are built and bird-specific design is discussed.
- KET Wednesday, April 30 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 10 at 1:00 pm EDT
Baseball Bat Bed #409
A baseball bat bed is perfect for any kids room. The Axis Bat Factory in Massachusetts is visited.
- KET Wednesday, May 7 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 17 at 1:00 pm EDT
Chairs X 2 #410
A chair is built and then duplicated to make a set to highlight the advantages of mass production.
- KET Wednesday, May 14 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 24 at 1:00 pm EDT
Pub Table #411
A draw leaf table and the secret that allows good leaves to appear and disappear are showcased.
- KET Wednesday, May 21 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, May 31 at 1:00 pm EDT
Kitchen Scraps #412
Kitchen items, including a rolling pin, pepper grinder, and ice cream scoop, are easily made.
- KET Wednesday, May 28 at 5:30 am EDT
- KET2 Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
Official web site: http://roughcutwoodworking.com
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