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The Lotz House

Episode 30 takes you inside this amazing showcase home, stuck in the middle of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, “The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.” We will introduce you to the 19th century master who built this home with his bare hands, examine the unbelievable furniture and hear about the heartache and the gruesome atmosphere that greeted him after the last shot was fired.


Tad Derrickson: Sawyer

Pat Matranga: Woodworker / Woodturner

Len Reinhardt: Furniture Maker, Restorer and Conservator

Robert Johnson – Furniture Maker

Mike Pekovich – Furniture Maker

Garrett Hack – Furniture Maker

Kelly Maxwell – Furniture Maker / Wood Slabs

Thomas Lie-Nielsen – Fine Toolmaker

Warren May  – Fine Woodworker / Dulcimer maker

Sabiha Mujtaba  – Sculptured Woodworker

Peter Galbert – Chairmaker, Author

Matthew Teague – Furniture maker, Writer & Publisher

Michael Gilmartin – Furniture maker

Don Williams – Woodworker/Author/Conservator

Roger Gramm – Furniture Maker using Vintage Woodworking Machines

Chris Barber – Furniture Maker

Scott Phillips – Furniture Maker, Host of “The American Woodshop”

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – One of baseball’s biggest names.

Matt Alexander – Furniture Maker – Holler Design

George Walker – Furniture Maker, Author

Glen Huey – Period Furniture Maker, Author, Editor

Mary May – Woodcarver and Teacher

Greg Pennington – Windsor Chairmaker

Kipp Krusa -Luthier

Jake & Luke Herring – Woodworkers and Home and Furniture designers. Tennessee Barn Project

Christopher Schwarz – Woodworker, Author, Publisher

Emily Brock – Kitchen tool maker – Board & Bread

Horsin Around – Chattanooga, Tennessee – Carousel Animal Carvers and Artists

Tim Hintz – “Post and Rung Chairmaker”

Jim Tolpin – “Woodworker, Author, Teacher”

Brad Sells “Sculptural Woodworker”

Gary Rogowski – “Fine Woodworker & Teacher”

Jeff Miller “Chairmaker & Hand Crafted Furniture Maker”

Alf Sharp – “Period Furniture Maker”

Ron Brese – “Maker of fine hand planes for fine woodworking”

Brian Boggs – “Luxury, handmade chairs and furniture”

Craig Nutt – “Fine organic woodworking”

The Moulthrop’s – “The first family of artistic American woodturning”

Roy Underhill – “Master of hand tool woodworking”

Charles Brock – “Sculptured furniture maker and instructor”


Highland Woodworking – “Fine tools since 1978”

Fine Woodworking Magazine

Rikon Power Tools – “Tools designed by woodworkers”

Leigh Jigs

Whiteside Machine Company – “Voted #1 Router Bit by Fine Woodworking Magazine”

Wood Slicer Resaw Blades – “Cuts smoother, works faster, stays sharp longer”

Bell Forest Products – “Figured and exotic woods, delivered to you!”

Forrest Manufacturing – “Top quality carbide-tipped saw blades, made in the U.S.A.”

SawStop – #1 Selling Cabinet Saw

FestoolTools for the toughest demands




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Marc Spagnuolo

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