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, 8/27 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Potter

Potter and musician Akira Satake; ceramic teapot.

Tue, 8/27 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Potter

Potter and musician Akira Satake; ceramic teapot.

Wed, 8/28 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Potter

Potter and musician Akira Satake; ceramic teapot.

Thu, 8/29 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Saddle Maker

Saddle makers Charon and Tom Caldwell.

Thu, 8/29 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Saddle Maker

Saddle makers Charon and Tom Caldwell.

Fri, 8/30 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Saddle Maker

Saddle makers Charon and Tom Caldwell.

Tue, 9/3 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Gun Maker

The history of the long rifle.

Tue, 9/3 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Gun Maker

The history of the long rifle.

Wed, 9/4 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Gun Maker

The history of the long rifle.

Thu, 9/5 at 5:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Blacksmith

Blacksmith Lorelei Sims; making a dagger.

Thu, 9/5 at 9:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Blacksmith

Blacksmith Lorelei Sims; making a dagger.

Fri, 9/6 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

The Blacksmith

Blacksmith Lorelei Sims; making a dagger.