Mastercrafts

December 2013

Episode 6 Stonemasonry (final)

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Monty Don looks at stonemasonry. During a six-week course, three hopefuls who are passionate about learning this craft are put through their paces by the leading practitioners of stonemasonry.

Episode 5 Weaving

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Monty Don enters the colourful world of the handloom weaver. Under his watchful eye, three hopefuls who are passionate about learning weaving are put through their paces by the leading practitioners of this craft.

Episode 4 Stained Glass

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Presenter Monty Don puts three more passionate beginners through their paces as they follow their dreams of learning the ancient craft of stained glass.

Episode 3 Blacksmithing

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Three trainees spend six weeks learning to blacksmith in a 300-year-old forge in Humberside, UK. They are instructed by the first working blacksmith in 200 years to be appointed to the court of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths.
November 2013

Episode 2 Thatching

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Monty Don hosts a celebration of six traditional crafts that built Britain and its heritage. Three unskilled people get the chance to learn thatching and prove they have what it takes to be a master thatcher.

Episode 1 Green Woodcraft

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While Monty explores the historic importance of green wood, Charles Hooper, Sarah Charlton and Tom Vaughan begin their intensive apprenticeship working with green wood, undeterred by the gruelling schedule.
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