Host, Eric Gorges, takes a stab at sword-smithing with Master Bladesmith Kevin Cashen, learning about the mystical world of metallurgy, forging a spatha.
Eric hits the slopes on handmade skis he makes with son and father team, Jeff and John Thompson.
Eric Yelsma has been drawn to sewing since a teenager. Now his shop makes jeans from American sourced, sustainable fabric that is constructed and sold in Detroit. Host Eric Gorges gets to stitching, confirming threads do make the man.
For his sixth birthday, Mark Whitley, was given a hammer and toolbox. Now an award-winning furniture maker in Smiths Grove, Kentucky, Mark and host Eric Gorges make a table together.
Christopher Kelley makes beautiful copper stills. Host Eric Gorges works with Christopher to make a moonshine still worthy of the most potent of spirits.
Eric shines the brass with master French horn makers and musicians, Rick and Celeste Seraphinoff.
Master wood carver Jackie Wilson built a rocking horse for Prince George of Cambridge. On this episode she and host Eric Gorges will make a rocking horse fit for a king.
Cherokee National treasure, Noel Grayson shows host Eric Gorges how to craft traditional Cherokee arrows using primitive tools.
Master Hatter Nate Funmaker is one of the only Native American Master Hatters in the nation. Eric travels to Texas to meet this extraordinary craftsman and tries his hand, and head, at hat making.
Texas cowboy and master craftsman, Wilson Capron, creates spurs that truly are a thing of function and beauty. Host Eric Gorges works with Wilson to make a pair of spurs.
Legendary Lazy Spoon creator, Jonathan Simons and host Eric Gorges dish up! Jonathan teaches Eric how to make a spoon.
Master glass maker Shawn Messenger calls her pieces Impressionistic. Shawn and host Eric Gorges create a paperweight from brilliant colored glass, sure to make a lasting impression.
Host Eric Gorges meets the craftsmen behind the esteemed H. Gerstner & Sons brand and learns how to make the tool box that’s been treasured for generations.