The Wood Turner
craftsman's legacy

Let the chips fly! Host Eric Gorges and master wood turner Alan Hollar turn a wooden bowl in the Appalachian Mountains.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 47 seconds

Episode Number: 203

About Craftsman's Legacy:

In A CRAFTSMAN'S LEGACY, host Eric Gorges goes on a quest to discover the true craftsmen in today's world.

Traveling across the country, Gorges interviews the men and women responsible for carrying the tools, trades and traditions of fine craftsmanship into the 21st century.

From a glass blower to a guitar maker, a weaver to a potter, every episode explains the history of a traditional craft and the importance of that craft in the United States today.

Other tradespeople include: a woodworker, a snowshoe maker, a knife-maker, a boat-maker, a saddle-maker, a stone carver and a blacksmith.

Gorges, a welder by trade, meets and interviews master craftsmen, and learns why they chose their craft, where they learned their skills, how they live using their talents, and the challenges and importance of keeping that tradition alive in a modern-day world.

He then takes on the role of apprentice on a project under the guidance of the master craftsman.

In these inspiring segments, Gorges proves that, with the right tools and careful direction, a person with no experience can learn the basic skills of a craft to create something of lasting value.

As owner of Voodoo Choppers, Gorges creates custom motorcycles and stylish works of art for high-end restaurants and luxury homes.

His one-of-a-kind choppers have been featured on The Discovery Channel.


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Tue, Nov 29 8:00 A.M. The Stained Glassmaker     NH CREATE
Tue, Nov 29 2:00 P.M. The Stained Glassmaker     NH CREATE
Wed, Nov 30 4:00 A.M. The Stained Glassmaker     NH CREATE
Thu, Dec 1 8:00 A.M. The Chairmaker     NH CREATE
Thu, Dec 1 2:00 P.M. The Chairmaker     NH CREATE
Fri, Dec 2 4:00 A.M. The Chairmaker     NH CREATE
Sun, Dec 4 8:30 A.M. The Tool Chest Makers     NHPBS
Tue, Dec 6 8:00 A.M. The Weave Master     NH CREATE
Tue, Dec 6 2:00 P.M. The Weave Master     NH CREATE
Wed, Dec 7 4:00 A.M. The Weave Master     NH CREATE
Thu, Dec 8 8:00 A.M. The Cheesemaker     NH CREATE
Thu, Dec 8 2:00 P.M. The Cheesemaker     NH CREATE
Fri, Dec 9 4:00 A.M. The Cheesemaker     NH CREATE
Sun, Dec 11 8:30 A.M. The Woodworker     NHPBS
Tue, Dec 13 8:00 A.M. The Primitive Bowmaker     NH CREATE
Tue, Dec 13 2:00 P.M. The Primitive Bowmaker     NH CREATE

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