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

Episode 1

Episode 1

Artisans use original techniques to make a 1400s-style gauntlet. Plus, they strike stone to make prehistoric axes and arrows, and carve traditional wooden clogs.

Episode 2

Episode 2

A father and daughter team revive the art of hand-turning wooden bowls. And, an expert makes block-printed wallpaper the old-fashioned way.

Episode 3

Episode 3

Expert craftsmen make a shotgun by hand. Traditional tools recreate the iconic penny-farthing bicycle and an expert creates stunning scissors by hand.

Episode 4

Episode 4

Artisans restore the Universal Carrier to its WWII glory. A family continue producing an iconic leather jacket, and experts craft gorgeous fishing rods.

Episode 5

Episode 5

Skilled craftsmen create a neon light. Plus, artisans make cowboy boots the old-fashioned way and maple syrup as it's been done for centuries.

Episode 6

Episode 6

Artisans recreate the historical oddity of the 45-calibre luger gun and messenger bag - the old-fashioned way. And, craftsmen reveal the art of cowboy hat-making.

Episode 7

Episode 7

A bladesmith recreates the dangerous Dane axe, and a traditional stone mill is used to grind corn. Plus, an expert team puts a century-old train back on track.

Episode 8

Episode 8

Expert craftsmen recreate ancient brigandine armour. Plus, artisans create stained-glass windows in an historic church and make umbrellas in the traditional way.

Episode 9

Episode 9

A skilled craftsman puts a classic and unique motorcycle back on the road and then a scythe is recreated. Plus, how is traditional scotch made and stored?

Episode 10

Episode 10

A skilled crafts team recreate a deadly Medieval weapon - the morning star. Plus, a post-war micro car expert finishes his refurbished three-wheeled vehicle.

Episode 11

Episode 11

A skilled craftsman makes one of the most essential pieces for self-defence in Medieval battle - the metal helmet. Plus, how are violins crafted and old-fashioned globes made?

Episode 12

Episode 12

A skilled blacksmith makes a traditional Persian khanjar dagger using an original steel recipe. Plus, how are old-fashioned astronomical orreries and Scottish bagpipes made?

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