A diverse profile of local artisans and entrepreneurs who make a living with their hands.
In this episode, we’ll meet a carpenter from Vancouver Island whose masterfully crafted cedar surfboards and paddleboards are not just built for beauty, but also streamlined for performance.
In this episode, we’ll meet a shoemaker from Vancouver who uses old-world tools and techniques to create shoes that are designed not only for beauty, but also endurance.
In this episode, we’ll meet an artist from Crawford Bay who uses old-world materials and construction methods to create brooms that are uniquely functional, and surprisingly beautiful.
In this episode, we’ll meet a Vancouver-based ceramic artist whose work is rooted in her childhood memories, and in the philosophy that there is tremendous value in the everyday experience of sharing a meal.
In this episode, we’ll meet a guitar maker from Victoria who believes that guitar construction, much like a live performance, is best accomplished by a combination of practice and improvisation.
In this episode, we’ll meet a Chilean-Canadian butcher whose shop in North Vancouver encourages customers to try new things, and to come together in the preparation and celebration of food.
In this episode, we’ll meet a Cowichan woman who has been knitting for over fifty years, and whose lifelong dedication to her craft is part of a much broader tradition in her family, and in her community.
In this episode, we’ll meet a bike maker from Quadra Island whose custom bikes are tailored not only to their rider’s measurements, but also their personalities.