The Surfboard Maker

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.

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The Shoemaker

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.

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The Broom Maker

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.

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The Ceramic Artist

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.

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The Guitar Maker

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.

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The Butcher

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.

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The Cowichan Knitter

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.

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The Bike Maker

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.

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A diverse profile of local artisans and entrepreneurs who make a living with their hands.

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