The Craftsman

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  • 2021
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.4  (145)

Master craftsman and woodworker Eric Hollenbeck gives new life to historic homes and forgotten treasures around his hometown of Eureka, CA.

The Craftsman is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on September 3, 2021.

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Building a Truss
8. Building a Truss
March 10, 2023
Eric builds a truss for a local nonprofit using hard-to-find clear heartwood and handmade hardware. Throughout the build, Eric discusses the importance of storytelling, and how it helps solve problems in the workplace.
Healing PTSD
7. Healing PTSD
March 3, 2023
Eric takes a job repairing a church bell in one of the city
6. Traditions
February 24, 2023
Eric talks about traditions and community, and demonstrates how to create a corbel using old growth wood and a gable using traditional techniques.
An Honest Day
5. An Honest Day
February 17, 2023
Eric believes an honest day
The Carson Mansion
4. The Carson Mansion
February 10, 2023
Eric makes pilasters, corbels and a balustrade as he works on an addition to the Carson mansion. During the process we'll learn how the small city of Eureka, CA was founded, preserved and maintained, as well as how to cut wood so that it sheds water.
Science, Art and Inspiration
3. Science, Art and Inspiration
February 3, 2023
Eric talks with a Nobel Prize winner about inspiration, reads some of his poetry while building doors for a historic theater and talks about the optical illusions created by bolection molding.
2. Sustainability
January 27, 2023
Eric sources and uses old growth redwood to rebuild Victorian corbels and columns for a long time client. We learn Eric's stance on sustainability comes from a need to switch careers in the 1990s.
Sparking Curiosity
1. Sparking Curiosity
January 20, 2023
Eric and Viv decide it's time to redecorate the front of the mill. Eric also explains how Cesar rediscovered a trade secret to create angled corbels, and talks about the importance of curiosity in woodworking and in life.
Where to Watch The Craftsman
The Craftsman is available for streaming on the HBO Max website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Craftsman on demand at Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 3, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (145)