Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac
12 Step-by-Step Projects
by Tommy MacDonald with Laurie Donnelly

Softcover
215 x 275mm
185pp

Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.

R.R.P.$29.90

ISBN 978-1-60085-416-3

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Shaker Step Stool


Trestle Table


Wall Cabinet


Octagonal Lazy Susan


Keepsake Box


Shaker Nightstand

 

Extract from back cover of book:

Celebrated woodworker Tommy MacDonald and WGBH Boston have joined forces to create this companion book to the Emmy Award-nominated public television series of the same name. Inside are all 12 projects from Season 1 plus a complete chapter on finishing techniques, all designed to teach fundamental woodworking skills and help you to create functional, beautiful furniture.

About the Author - Thomas J MacDonald graduated from the North Bennet Street School in Boston's North End in 2002. Since then, he's been featured in Forbes Magazine, Fine Woodworking, and The Boston Globe. His furniture has been displayed at the Massachusetts Historical Society, The Pendleton House at RISD's Museum of Art, and the Concord Museum. Tommy lives in Canton, Mass. For more on Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, go to www.thomasjmacdonald.com.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction

Shaker Step Stool
- Technique: Hand-cutting through-dovetails

Trestle Table
- Technique: Working with mortise-and-tenon joinery

Wall Cabinet
- Technique: Creating moldings

Octagonal Lazy Susan
- Technique: Creating a veneer inlay

Keepsake Box
- Technique: Reinforcing miter joints with splines

Shaker Nightstand
- Technique: Cutting traditional table joinery and tapering legs

Flag Box
- Technique: Cutting splines for miter joints

Serving Tray
- Technique: Mastering compound angles

Bread Box
- Technique: Making a tambour door

Blanket Chest
- Technique: Mastering frame-and-panel construction with carved panels

Chippendale Footstool
- Technique: Carving a ball-and-claw foot

Trellis
- Technique: Cutting and fitting dadoes

Finishing
- Technique: Working with oil, shellac, and wax

Metric Equivalents
Index


Flag Box


Serving Tray


Bread Box

 


Blanket Chest


Chippendale Footstool


Trellis