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Jerry Lovensteins  ♦  Ben Caldwell  ♦  Keoni Turalde

Host Jill Wagner travels the country on a quest to find talented craftsmen who still make incredible items by hand. In Mountain View, Arkansas, Jill cleans up with Jerry Lovenstein, who combines dried broomcorn with wood he finds on his land and makes beautiful handcrafted brooms. Next, in Nashville, Tennessee, Ben Caldwell shows Jill how he creates interesting, sturdy kitchenware using copper and deer antler sheds. Finally, in Hilo on the big island of Hawaii, Jill visits Keoni Turalde. He carves ornate, traditional Pahu drums from a coconut tree using only a chisel, a gouge and a lot of patience.

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BROOMS  | Jerry Lovensteins

Jerry Lovenstein left the state of Washington with his wife to join a homestead in a small town in Arkansas and become an apprentice to a broom maker. Out of his… Read more

MEET JERRY | PHOTOS

COPPER KITCHENWARE  | Ben Caldwell

Because kitchenware is used every day in most homes, it has a tendency to wear out quickly. Ben Caldwell crafts copper and antler kitchenware with functionality and beauty… Read more

MEET BEN | PHOTOS

HAWAIIAN DRUMS  | Keoni Turalde

The unique culture of Hawaii marches to the beat of its own drum, specifically the traditional Pahu drum. Keoni Turalde started making Pahu drums after an unfortunate… Read more

MEET KEONI | PHOTOS

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