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Discovery

Sunday

27th September

7pm

About The Show

Skilled craftsmen use original techniques and ancient methods to recreate three items of historical importance, and show the processes involved in making them.

Episodes

Sep 27

7pm

Discovery

Episode 1

Garand/Barrel/Sports Balls

Artisans restore World War II rifle, the M1 Garand. Plus, they create barrels using traditional methods and American sports balls from the 19th century.

Sep 27

7:30pm

Discovery

Episode 2

Armour/Engraving and Printing

Artisans forge the Greek hoplite soldier's breastplate. And, they make a print using early industrial wood engraving and create a beaver fur top hat.

Oct 4

7pm

Discovery

Episode 3

Viking Shield/Illuminated Manuscript/Cheese

Artisans recreate a Viking shield. Plus, they hand-craft an illuminated manuscript and make delicious traditional cheese.

Oct 4

7:30pm

Discovery

Episode 4

Katana/Daguerreotype/Electric Guitar

Craftspeople make the katana, the samurai's weapon of choice. They take a delicate daguerreotype photograph, and hand-make an electric guitar.