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

Thu, 6/20 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Clock Maker

An exposed gear clock.

Fri, 6/21 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Clock Maker

An exposed gear clock.

Sat, 6/22 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The Stained Glass Maker

Experimenting with light and glass.

Tue, 6/25 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Metal Engraver

Metal engraving with intricate flourishes, filigree and magnification.

Tue, 6/25 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Metal Engraver

Metal engraving with intricate flourishes, filigree and magnification.

Wed, 6/26 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Metal Engraver

Metal engraving with intricate flourishes, filigree and magnification.

Thu, 6/27 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Wood Turner

Turning a wooden bowl in the Appalachian Mountains.

Thu, 6/27 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Wood Turner

Turning a wooden bowl in the Appalachian Mountains.

Fri, 6/28 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Wood Turner

Turning a wooden bowl in the Appalachian Mountains.

Sat, 6/29 at 9:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The Chair Maker

The century-old tradition of building a Windsor chair.

Tue, 7/2 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Stained Glass Maker

Experimenting with light and glass.

Tue, 7/2 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Stained Glass Maker

Experimenting with light and glass.