Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac, a WGBH Boston public television production, has been nominated for a second Daytime Emmy® Award in its two-season history, this year in the Outstanding Lifestyles Program category. Woodcraft is the show’s major sponsor.
During the show’s first season, Laurie Donnelly, executive producer, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary Program category. Rough Cut has also won bronze Telly Awards in both seasons – two in 2012 and one in 2011.
“It’s humbling to receive a second Emmy® Award nomination for Rough Cut,” said Laurie Donnelly. “I feel honored that we’re enriching our viewers’ experience through hands-on DIY education and entertainment in each half hour segment, and look forward to doing so for years to come.”
Boston native and furnituremaker Tommy MacDonald, a graduate of the well-known North Bennet Street School, hosts Rough Cut. During the 13 episodes each season he shares his woodworking experience with viewers to build fine furniture while demonstrating a mix of woodworking techniques and processes and offering “T-Mac” tips. Tommy draws inspiration from trips to historic sites in Boston and around the nation.
The Daytime Emmy Award winners will be announced in June.
Check out Season 2′s thirteen episode previews in the video provided by Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac,
Rough Cut will begin its third season in October 2012. Check out Tommy’s blog by Ben Hardy featuring a post called “Over a Barrel” on a Season 3 episode, making Napa Valley Wine Barrels in California. If you want to share your woodworking experiences and projects with Tommy and crew, check out Rough Cut on Facebook, and “Like” his page. While your on Facebook, be sure to go to the Woodcraft Facebook page too!
Tune into your local PBS station to learn all you can from Tommy as he covers A to Z in woodworking with great projects, artisans and venues from across the U.S.
You may also view Tommy’s project “How-To’s”, Step by Step Techniques and Tricks HERE.
Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac Exclusive Corporate Funding provided by Woodcraft.
Additional funding for Rough Cut is provided by Bessey, Easy Wood Tools, General International, Oneida Air Systems, Rikon and Titebond.
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