At Blue Mountain Bowls, the Overall Winner of Our State’s 2017 Made in NC Awards, local trees are given a new life as one-of-a-kind art pieces.
Family Roots Run Deep at Vanguard Furniture in Hickory
The new guard at Vanguard Furniture looks a lot like the old guard: In Hickory, a second generation of craftspeople fashion every piece by hand, just the way they were taught.
Made in NC: Waldroup Woodworks
Learn where Joe Waldroup gathers inspiration for his whimsical wood carvings, which won first place in the Craft category of Our State’s inaugural Made in NC Awards.
Working Against the Grain to Give Water Oak New Life
An eastern North Carolina woodworker finds opportunity in a place not known for the craft, with a wood that’s notoriously challenging.
Studio Tour with Wood Sculptor Bob Trotman
Far from the corridors and offices of the figures he portrays, a sculptor comments on the dangers of the dollar.
Whimsical Wood Work by Patrick Dougherty
Meet the man behind whimsical landscape sculptures, created entirely with branches and twigs.