Host Jill Wagner travels to Texas to meet a leatherworker, Virginia to hang with a guitar crafter, and Chicago to learn about shoe making.
2 -Glasses, Bicycles and Books 22 min
Jill visits a glassware crafter in Seattle, an in-demand bike maker in Ohio, and a Kentucky bookmaker with a 100-year-old printing press.
3 -Clocks, Chairs and Blacksmithing 22 min
Jill meets a clockmaker in Michigan, a woodworker in North Carolina, and a blacksmith in Washington who shapes iron and defies stereotypes.
4 -Bladesmithing, Woodworking and Leather Bags 22 min
Jill meets married bladesmiths in the Alaskan backcountry, a master woodworker in North Carolina, and a handbag-making Texas leatherworker.
5 -Wood Pens, Leather Boots and Doors 43 min
Jill heads to Illinois to see pens made from reclaimed wood, California to step out with a bootmaker, and New Mexico for repurposed doors.
6 -Quilt Maker, Rifles and Stone Carver 22 min
Jill sits down with a quilt maker in Texas, a gunsmith who makes flintlock rifles in North Carolina, and a stone carver in Illinois.
7 -Sgrafitto Ceramics, Wood Tables and Steampunk Lamps 22 min
The talent is in the details as Jill visits a New Jersey ceramicist, a Wisconsin woodworker, and a Minnesota steampunk lamp maker.
8 -Woven Rugs, Sunglasses and Billiard Tables 22 min
Jill travels to Minnesota to meet a rug weaver, San Francisco to make handcrafted sunglasses, and New Jersey to learn about billiard tables.
9 -Stained Glass, Baseballs, Footballs, and Jewelry Boxes 22 min
Jill meets a Minnesota artist creating stained glass, a New Jersey entrepreneur working with vintage balls, and a Wisconsin woodworker.
10 -Millinery, Longbows and Surfboards 22 min
Jill meets married hat makers in Milwaukee, and then visits California artisans using exotic woods to design longbows and surfboards.
11 -Denim Jeans, Wood Marquetry and Metal Bedframes 22 min
Jill visits a North Carolina custom-fit blue-jean maker, a Boston furniture maker, and an Oregon bedframe crafter using steel and wood.
12 -Silver Flatware, Aviaries and Fly Fishing Rods 22 min
Jill meets a Massachusetts silversmith, a North Carolina aviary crafter, and, in Oregon, learns how to make traditional bamboo fly rods.
13 -Outdoor Furniture, Flutes and Handmade Paper 22 min
Jill visits North Carolina to see whiskey barrels become furniture, Boston to watch metal become flutes, and Oregon to make paper from rags.
14 -Dad's Favorites 43 min
Host Jill Wagner discovers handmade crafts that appeal to dads everywhere: bamboo fishing rods, handmade baseballs, knives and more!
Who says, “They don’t make things the way they used to!” Not INSP. Not Jill Wagner, host of Handcrafted America. Join Jill as she travels the country meeting talented artisans who create products the traditional way—with their own two hands. In each episode, viewers go behind the scenes, getting to know gifted craftsmen who, with humor and candor, share their process. From leatherworkers to luthiers, bladesmiths to bootmakers, viewers connect with the artisans, learning about their lives, their heritage, and the motivation for their work.