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Air Date: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 9:00 PM
Host Mark L. Walberg is joined by appraiser Wes Cowan at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines to look at its collection of highly prized sand bottles by 19th-century Iowa folk artist Andrew Clemens.
Air Date: Thu, Sep 14, 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 Furnituremaker Eric visits Alan Kaniarz, an innovator in the world of furniture design.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 11:30 PM
Nothing fires up host Eric Gorges like working with molten metal! In this episode, Eric and master sand caster Scott Nelles, create a bronze and aluminum ray gun.
Air Date: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 11:30 PM
Nothing fires up host Eric Gorges like working with molten metal. In this episode, Eric and master sand caster Scott Nelles, create a bronze and aluminum ray gun.