Handcrafted America: Season 2
Season 2 Premieres Oct. 21st at 9:30p ET

Torches, Stained Glass, Wind Chimes

Leilehua Yuen ♦ Phil Watkins ♦ Franz Connor & Davis Blanchard

Torches, Stained Glass, Wind Chimes | Host Jill Wagner travels the country on a quest to find talented craftsmen who still make incredible items by hand. Jill starts in Hilo, Hawaii where she meets Leilehua Yuen, a metal torch maker. Leilehua shows Jill the techniques she learned from her father that she continues to use today. In Denver, Colorado, Jill meets Phil Watkins, a traditional stained glass creator that is carrying on a centuries old family artistry. Finally, in Austin, Texas, she visits Davis and Franz Blanchard, a father and son team who create a special wind chime for Jill with a decidedly Texas melody.


TORCHES  | Leilehua Yuen

In Hawaii, flame torches can light a backyard barbeque, a luau, a darkened path, or a beach shore. On the big island of Hilo, Leilehua Yuen has taken… Read more


STAINED GLASS  | Phil Watkins

Since 1761, stained glass has been a Watkins family tradition. The history begins in England where family members made stained glass windows in London… Read more


WIND CHIMES  | Franz Connor & Davis Blanchard

The sound of wind chimes is synonymous with relaxation. But what if those wind chimes could be customized to a song of your choosing? That’s exactly what father/son duo… Read more



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