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We’re excited to share the news that Tom has been invited to host Season 8 of PBS TV’s Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking, premiering in April 2018. Check your local PBS channel listings for when the show airs in your area. (Click the image to read Fine Woodworking’s announcement.)

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Tom in front of shop

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Episode aired in April 2016

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Join Tom McLaughlin…

…the new host of PBS TV’s Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking as he invites you into his shop to spend time practicing and developing your woodworking skills. Generally speaking, it doesn’t matter your level of experience, all are welcome. Any class requiring a prerequisite experience or baseline skill will be identified as such in the class description.

Learning Made Fun!

Check out these photos of class experience in Tom’s shop over the years. These depict only a handful of people who have learned woodworking from Tom, and they keep coming back for more. He’s a great teacher no matter your level of experience. Spend some time, read Tom’s story and consider the invitation to experience the shop — maybe now it’s your turn to learn!

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The best way to learn woodworking is project-based, hands in the dust, tools in your grip, calm in mistakes, creative experiences. Our classes offer all this and more. Click here to see current ONSITE and ONLINE CLASSES so you can get started!


Tom’s disarming demeanor and patient disposition come through in the videos, which are both technique and project focused, and not a little fun too! Click here to view FREE VIDEOS and take that first step!


Connecting with like-minded people is satisfying, especially when agenda and expectation are set aside. You will sense this spirit at Epic Woodworking right away. Click here to read TESTIMONIALS from those who have experienced our classes.

The coffee is on, the shavings are flying  ...it’s just plane fun!

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A great gift idea for your favorite woodworker!

Not sure what to get your woodworking enthusiast? Look no further! Purchase an Epic Woodworking Gift Certificate and give them a woodworking experience they'll never forget. They may even choose a project that fits perfectly in your home! Click the Gift Certificate image below, choose the denomination that fits your budgetand print it up!  Click the certificate image below to purchase.

A glimpse of a portion of the teaching area in Tom’s 3-level, 30x60 shop

Years making furniture

Custom pieces

Years teaching

Students taught

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Everything I know about furniture making I owe to Mr. Pug Moore. He understood the difference between merely good and clearly great work. And that is what I hope to pass on to you.