A Craftsman's Legacy

A Craftsman's Legacy

Eric Gorges travels across the United States to gain insight into craftsmanship in the 21st century. Focusing on the history of a traditional craft and its importance in the U.S. today, episodes include interviews with master craftsmen and women, who explain why they chose their craft and the importance of keeping these traditions alive. A welder by trade, Gorges also takes on the role of apprentice for various projects, which include building a guitar from scratch, making a ceramic teapot, building a boat and making baskets from bark.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 4/23 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spur Maker

Making a pair of spurs.

Tue, 4/23 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spur Maker

Making a pair of spurs.

Wed, 4/24 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spur Maker

Making a pair of spurs.

Thu, 4/25 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spoon Maker

Making a spoon.

Thu, 4/25 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spoon Maker

Making a spoon.

Fri, 4/26 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Spoon Maker

Making a spoon.

Sat, 4/27 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The Goldsmith

Goldsmith Susan McDonough; making a silver ring.

Sat, 4/27 at 10:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Table Maker

Award-winning furniture maker Mark Whitley makes a table.

Sat, 4/27 at 10:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Table Maker

Award-winning furniture maker Mark Whitley makes a table.

Sun, 4/28 at 4:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Table Maker

Award-winning furniture maker Mark Whitley makes a table.

Tue, 4/30 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Murrini Glass Maker

Making a paperweight from colored glass.

Tue, 4/30 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Murrini Glass Maker

Making a paperweight from colored glass.