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Destination Craft with Jim West Previous Broadcasts

Ireland (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Jim West explores the indigenous crafts of Ireland where master artisans teach dry felting, basket making, woodturning and creating the perfect Irish scones. Jim crafts an Irish rock wall, makes jewelry from Connemara marble, crochets Irish lace, and explores the traditions and culture of the enchanting Emerald Isle.

Bali (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Jim West journeys to Bali where master artisans teach woodcarving, free style and block batiking, painting and ikat weaving techniques. He discovers how crafting is associated with rice fields, makes a traditional Balinese dish, and creates crafts in the exotic Monkey Forest. He also sees an elephant who paints in a Safari Park.

Christmas Crafts of Austria & Germany (Episode #113H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Jim West travels to Austria and throughout Bavaria where he visits the Christmas market in Salzburg, learns the mechanics of a three-year-old Glockenspiel, crafts the perfect pair of lederhosen, and makes homemade apple strudel with a master chef. He also learns how to create hand blown glass ornaments. Jim participates in a woodcarving workshop, learns how to make a holiday mulled wine, and takes a tour of a Christmas toy museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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