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Air Date: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 10:00 PM
Focus on the makers of finely crafted handmade instruments – guitar, ukulele, trumpet, banjo and timpani – and the renowned musicians who play them, including Joan Baez, Jake Shimabukuro, Rhiannon Giddens, Scotty Barnhart, Tony Ellis and Joseph Pereira. Included is a visit to Kamaka Hawaii on Oahu.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 10:00 PM
Watch as artist Rowan LeCompte and craftsman Dieter Goldkuhle create stained glass windows for Washington National Cathedral.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 9, 2018 10:00 PM
Meet the unforgettable people who are turning the job of shoe shiner into an art form. From La Paz to Toronto to New York, these proud craftsmen are transforming an all-but-ignored job into a fulfilling life of freedom and personal connection.
Air Date: Thu, May 11, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.   The Gun Maker Mike Brooks builds long rifles based on designs over 100 years old.
Air Date: Thu, May 4, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.
Air Date: Thu, May 19, 2016 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges visits with Walter Arnold. Walter is an accomplished stone carver who started his career at a very early age. Eric learns a little about what it takes to carve lime stone and marble.
Air Date: Thu, May 5, 2016 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges visits a friend, April Wagner, a glassblower working in abstract art. Eric and April discuss the connection between making a sacrifice when starting up a business and the give-and-take that successful craft people must make and the rewards that eventually come.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 7:30 PM
With its amazing landscapes, rich artistic treasures, deep ties to the past and warm people, it is no wonder that Americans dream of Italy as a travel destination. Join Italian travel expert Kathy McCabe as she explores the diverse areas of Italy.