To my fellow Lumberjocks and Lumberjockettes, Tommy MacDonald and the WoodExpo 2012 Team have published their ”Call For Entries” for the WoodExpo 2012 juried woodworking competition. By following the link provided below, you can get the news. http://www.thomasjmacdonald.com/content/woodexpo/ We LJ’s have a lot of gifted woodworkers here who should get involved. There are two competition categories again next year. The Open category allows you to design and build ...
New England Home Show’s 61st annual gathering of innovative Home, Remodeling, and Home Decor vendors, will also be host to WoodExpo 2011. Tommy MacDonald, the star of WGBH’s Rough Cut-Woodworking with Tommy Mac, wanted to feature fine furniture designed and made by artists, and so WoodExpo was born. Now in its third year the show has grown and will have a juried exhibition and speakers. The Seaport World Trade Center, located at 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston MA, 02210 will be the locatio...
Andy Chidwick is another furniture maker that I know and recently he stopped by my shop on his way to The Woodworking Shows. He is giving demonstrations and seminars on creating sculpted furniture. Although the time was much too short, Andy & I had a great visit. We even had time to get in a little video together for him to share what he would be doing at the show. You can see the entry & video interview here. We also traded shirts & hats that we each have to offer. Occasion...
Tommy has done it again. His updated website is now provided twenty plus video clips of the Tool Box Build. FYI, Tommy released a DVD on this project about a year ago. I bought it when it came out and all I can say is that it is a well produced, high quality product. Now, it’s even better. Tommy is giving it to us. That’s right.. FREE BABY!.. Follow this link to get to T’s website. http://www.thomasjmacdonald.com/ Now, look in the lower right corner under “What&...
Hey, everybody! I wanted to give you an update on the new show. We’ve been working ridiculously hard all summer and we’re just over half-way through filming this first season. The show will be airing on Public Television starting this October (check your local listings ;) ). GBH has put together the promotional “sizzle reel” (that’s an industry term…I think) to get everyone excited; I hope it works. It was cool for us to see, because it looks like a...
This october on pbs a new woodworking show will be coming out. With norm gone now, and the internet taking woodworking by storm I am querious to see the quality of tommys new show. Im sure it will be great. To read the full story and get all the latest details that pbs posted today Click Here
I hope that everyone had a good finish to the summer by spending quality time with the family over the long Labor Day weekend. My wife, Rita, and I went kayaking with friends on the Madison and Yellowstone Rivers here in Montana and we covered 17 miles between the two trips. Bald eagles and other wildlife were abundant and the scenery was – well it’s Montana so it was beautiful! My apologies for not being very active this summer here at LJ and for the lack of providing real...
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