Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac

Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac

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comments (35) October 11th, 2010 in blogs

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Help a woodworker out... is Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac playing on your local PBS station? Help us build a comprehensive listing of all the stations playing the show. Post a comment below with details on when the show airs (or will not) on your local affiliate. FW will regularly update the state-by-state list with info from the comments.

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Central Valley: Not being shown now per Ras



Connecticut Public Broadcasting: Not playing. (??) Searched under rough cut and woodworking. No results.



WSRE Pensacola: Oct. 23 at 1:30 per md_mc


Georgia Public Broadcasting: Saturdays at 12:30 PM beginning 11-06-10 per skay1611



Chicago suburb: Not available on Comcast per okahun



Iowa Public Television: Started 10/9. Airs Saturdays at 12:30



MPT (Maryland Public Television): Started 10/2 can watch Saturdays at 10:30am per yannick


WGBH: 4:30 Saturdays on channel 2 per BA3


WKAR: East Lansing will eventually show on Create channel per SpartyBill


Twin Cities Public Television: (TPT2) 9 a.m. Saturdays per jschufman



Kansas City: KCPT: Starts Nov. 6 at noon


New Hampshire

Local PBS affiliates: Wednesdays at 12:30 per BA3

New Jersey
New Mexico

New York

Long Island: WLIW Started Oct. 9, airs Saturdays at 10 a.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m.

North Carolina

NC PBS Station (UNC-TV): Saturdays at 3 p.m. per Manz70 and sedeiner

North Dakota


Cincinnati: on ThinkTV Channel 14 on Sundays at 7:30am in Cincinnati per mflaim.

Oxford: (Cincinnati CET affiliate) 2 and 5 p.m. Saturdays. Started Oct. 2 per mflaim.



Oregon Public Broadcasting: Web site lists the show but there are no episodes scheduled in the next 60 days per John M.


Philly Suburbs: Not playing per wtbonnell using Service Electric Cable

Pittsburgh WQED 13: No current plans to air per jonquinn

Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia

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Comments (35)

xenaphoid xenaphoid writes: I used to tape it regularly, but now can't find it in Los Angeles, Ca or the Orange county PBS stations... I live in Valencia, Ca. and have Dishnetwork... Anybody else find it around here?

Posted: 9:31 am on January 15th

MeYankee MeYankee writes: I just finished watching "this Old House" & got to wondering about "The New Yankee Workshop" since it had been years since I have been able to watch TV on a Sat. morning. I went searching & found out that Norm is no longer on but that "Rough Cut" had replaced it.

Now I find out that "Rough Cut" is not being broad cast in Virginia where I reside. I would like to see this show being broadcast on PBS in Virginia.
Posted: 8:46 am on October 29th

AlanZK AlanZK writes: I just checked with Channel 8 (PBS) in Phoenix.

Programming said it was scheduled to start on 1/3/2012. It will be broadcast on Tuesday and Saturday at 0800, 1600 and 2200 . For people using Cox that will be on channel 1008 .
Posted: 5:11 pm on October 24th

keleigh keleigh writes: For NY (I'm in Central NJ)the show airs on WLIW (Chanels 21 and 470 on Fios) Saturdays at 10:00 am beginning October 8th.
Posted: 5:15 pm on September 26th

CarlosJD CarlosJD writes: Rough Cut was playing on our PBS station on Saturdays. I set my DVR to record but have not gotten any new ones in quite a few weeks. Is it off season? Will it return? By the way, I live in Las Vegas (Henderson actually), Nevada.
Posted: 11:55 am on April 5th

Shocktroop Shocktroop writes: I live in Northwest Indiana and I found 'Rough Cuts' on PBS WYCC-20 (Chicago) via Dish Network. The next episode (#2) is scheduled to air on Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. CST.
Posted: 11:27 pm on February 8th

birdman417 birdman417 writes: Cannot find "Rough Cut" on Dish network nor on any of my local Alabama PBS stations.
Posted: 11:04 am on January 15th

wcaviness wcaviness writes: I live in Warrenton, Va and subscribe to DirectTV. We don not get Rough Cut. Here's hoping that eventually we will get it.
Posted: 3:48 pm on January 14th

Mountain_Joyner Mountain_Joyner writes: Denver, Colorado
Rocky Mountain PBS
"Create TV" channel
Comcast 248
Over-the-air 6.3

Starts Rough Cut at 9PM on Dec 27!
Posted: 11:50 am on December 6th

Down_South Down_South writes: Memphis, TN -WKNO TV 10 is airing the show at 8 AM on Saturdays.
Posted: 8:53 am on November 27th

256 256 writes: I am in Indianapolis, Indiana and shared with friends the new woodworking show called Rough Cut. I was quite impressed with this show and wanted to show my woodworking friends the program. Much to the disappointment of all of us it is not on the PBS station down here, WFYI. I would like to request that WFYI show your program!!!!!
Posted: 8:15 pm on November 26th

KenVT KenVT writes: Vermont Public Television carried Rough Cut on November 20th and it is scheduled again on December 4th according to the schedule showing on DirecTV.
Posted: 4:31 pm on November 24th

jweather jweather writes: I emailed KVCR (Los Angeles) and they will begin Saturday January 1

Posted: 6:16 pm on November 22nd

bmn9640 bmn9640 writes: No tommy here in southern indiana, just woodsmith and reruns of old nyw.
Posted: 6:22 pm on November 21st

Eriewood Eriewood writes: Not playing in Erie, PA. We have The Woodsmith Shop, thanks to me suggesting it last year, and reruns of the New Yankee Workshop, but no Tommy who ?

Posted: 10:19 am on November 12th

Scott_of_PNW Scott_of_PNW writes: Repeated, not repeaded, Sorry
Posted: 8:29 pm on November 8th

Scott_of_PNW Scott_of_PNW writes: Please lose the repeaded use of "guys". It is annoying, to listen to and makes you sound stupid as does Ming Tsai on Simply Ming. Most of the time it can just be eliminated, the rest of the time there is a real word that can be used. Like I really can't stand like listening to your show, like you have a really bad habit of like using Guys like all the time.
Posted: 3:24 pm on November 6th

Fieldstreetstation Fieldstreetstation writes: Not showing here in Denver! this pbs station( KRMA channel 6)would rather put that piece of crap Bill Moyers and that stupid purple dinosaur on rather than a good education show for adults
Posted: 4:21 pm on November 1st

jojojellybean jojojellybean writes: Nashville, TN - Channel 8 ( Saturday 4:00 PM CST.
Posted: 7:56 pm on October 24th

GEide GEide writes: Hi all, thanks for weighing in. I updated the list with your feedback. I'll keep an eye on this post and update it with any additional information from the community. Thanks for helping to build this list. Gina,
Posted: 11:47 am on October 18th

md_mc md_mc writes: I did a google search on my local PBS station in Pensacola, FL (WSRE), went to their website and found the "Schedule", then searched for Rough Cut. The first episode airs this coming Saturday (Oct 23) at 1:30 Central.
Posted: 7:19 pm on October 17th

okahun okahun writes: I live in a suburb of Chicago and have Comcast cable not available now.
Posted: 12:45 pm on October 17th

Manz70 Manz70 writes: Playing on PBS in NC Saturdays @ 3pm
Posted: 12:12 pm on October 17th

jonquinn jonquinn writes: not being aired on WQED 13 in Pittsburgh. They were not even aware of it, and stated they have no current plans to do so. But they still asked for money so that MAYBE it will someday be aired - sorry, its already funded by taxpayer dollars, and Woodcraft paid for three seasons to be filmed, so nothing from me.
they do play American Woodshop (which I cannot stand) and occasionally Roy Underhill.

PBS needs to get with the times and offer it on some sort of streaming webcast too.
Posted: 9:20 am on October 17th

Natick64 Natick64 writes: When or what stations carry Rough Cut in the Atlanta, Ga. market?
Posted: 7:03 am on October 16th

wtbonnell wtbonnell writes: I live in the suburbs of Philadelphia and I searched all listings and it is NOT playing - I use Service Electric Cable Vision in the Birdsboro area.
Posted: 10:59 am on October 15th

BA3 BA3 writes: I have two "local" PBS affiliates. Rough Cuts airs Saturdays at 4:30PM on WGBH Ch 2 in Boston (originating station for the show; it also airs at different times on other WGBH-related stations). It airs Wednesdays at 12:30PM on the various New Hampshire PBS stations.
Posted: 10:31 am on October 15th

jschufman jschufman writes: Show is on at 9am on Saturdays on Twin Cities Public Television (TPT2)

Posted: 10:00 pm on October 14th

mvflaim mvflaim writes: It's also on CET on Saturday afternoons at 5:00pm and ThinkTV Channel 14 on Sundays at 7:30am in Cincinnati.
Posted: 6:41 pm on October 14th

John_M John_M writes: Just checked Oregon Public Broadcasting web site and, though they list the show in their programs listing, there are no episodes scheduled in the next 60 days. Bummer...
Posted: 12:57 pm on October 14th

yannick yannick writes: It's broadcasted on MPT (Maryland Public Television) at 10:30am every Saturday since 10/2. You can catch the signal OTA in northern Virginia as well.
I watched the second show last week end, and it was great. Love it!
Posted: 9:40 am on October 14th

skay1611 skay1611 writes: I got an email from Georgia Public Broadcasting (channel 8 on free airwaves and also on DirecTV) saying that it will be on Saturdays at 12:30 PM beginning 11-06-10.
Posted: 8:24 pm on October 13th

sediener sediener writes: North Carolina - WUNC - 3pm Sat

Maybe that link will work...
Posted: 3:14 pm on October 13th

SpartyBill SpartyBill writes: I live in Lansing Michigan.

I exchanged some e-mails with a programming assistant @ WKAR (East Lansing) & she indicated they will show it early next year on their "Create" channel, but for right now it's not on.

Posted: 12:06 pm on October 13th

Ras Ras writes: In the central valley of California it would appear that it is not being shown. I did email the local PBS station some time ago requesting the Rough Cut be added to the line up. The response, "We will take it under advisement"
Posted: 10:21 am on October 13th

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