Episodes 1-4

 


EPISODE 1: Join Matt Kinman as he visits with Mark Newberry, a 5th generation chair maker on Jennings Creek, near Red Boiling Springs, TN. You can see more about Mark and his family’s chairs at their website: newberryandsonschairs.com/

 


EPISODE 2: Join Matt Kinman as he and Mark Newberry continue the process of building a crooked back common chair. From milling the lumber to weaving the hickory seat. You can see more about Mark and his family’s chairs at their website: newberryandsonschairs.com/

 


EPISODE 3: Join Matt Kinman as he visits with Audrey Hash Ham of Whitetop, Virginia. She has been building fiddles for 42 years, following in the footsteps of her fiddle building father, Albert Hash. Audrey and her father both worked to pass along their tradition to others – Wayne Henderson, Jackson Cunningham, and Chris Testerman. Sadly, not long after this was shot, Audrey passed away on August 2nd, 2013 at the age of 64.

 


EPISODE 4: Matt Kinman takes us to meet Jonathan Ferrell, an interpreter at “The Home Place” at Land Between the Lakes in Tennessee. Jonathan has been working at this 1850’s demonstration farm since he was a teenager, and now he is one of the senor employees – making baskets, running live stock, blacksmithing and farming.

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