Tommy MacDonald to host new Woodworking Show on PBS WGBH

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Forum topic by bko posted 02-27-2010 05:53 PM 3099 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 02-27-2010 07:34 PM

Congrats to Tommy! A fellow LJ. Looking forward to it. Thanks for posting bko.

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#2 posted 02-27-2010 10:11 PM

Very Cool Tommy! Can’t wait to see it!


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#3 posted 02-27-2010 10:25 PM

Congrats to Tommy!

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#4 posted 02-27-2010 10:43 PM

that´s cool congrat´s Tommy T-chiesel

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#5 posted 02-28-2010 01:52 AM

How exciting! He seems like he will be a nice addition to the PBS lineup.

Question: Splintered Board’s blog says

Follow a novice woodworker on his journey to becoming an accomplished furniture maker/designer

I’m pretty sure that Tommy is already an accomplished furniture maker, so what journey is there to follow?

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#6 posted 03-03-2010 03:25 AM

Looks like Glen Huey over at Popular Woodworking picked up the story too now:

I really hope this works out! Tommy would make a great host for a show! I know because he is already a great host of own podcasts and dvds!

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#7 posted 03-03-2010 04:41 AM

Okay – I have to ask the obvious question – Is this the intended replacement for the New Yankee Woodshop?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#8 posted 03-04-2010 01:45 AM

i miss ol’ norm

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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#9 posted 10-16-2010 02:32 AM

I just saw this Rough Cuts show on PBS the other night. It was great!!!!! At first, I thought it was going to be awful but I learned so much. I’m about to start on my dining room table and I loved the tips. Especially the table top glue up trick. The finishing tips were helpful too. I’ve been playing around with a bunch of finishes but haven’t tried a wax yet.

I’m not going to say this guy is better than Norm but I can’t think of a New Yankee show that taught me as much in one episode. Looking forward to the next show. And a repeat for that matter.

-- Scott

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#10 posted 10-16-2010 02:34 AM

When is the show coming to the Louisville, KY area? I haven’t seen it on our KET channels yet.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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