Watch Us In Your Living Room
Enjoy Very Local on the big screen.
Visit your favorite app store to download.

available to stream now

Maker Nation

Life is what you make it
Maker Nation Show

About the Show

Welcome to Maker Nation! Host Ashley Adams, a crafter in her own right, meets different makers and artists across America. Each has a unique story to tell, and an amazing skill to share. Viewers will be captivated by the backstory of each maker, awed by their skills, and feel a sense of inspiration to create something unique of their own. To close out each episode, Ashley leads a “Craft Course” tutorial showing viewers how they can make something artful out of simple items lying around their house.

Watch The Trailer

Episodes

Maker Nation Maker Market

Maker Nation: Maker Market

Handmade gifts from artists featured on Maker Nation

Ashley Adams and Glen Olcerst

Maker Nation: Bees & Mosaics

A passionate beekeeper in Omaha and a Pittsburgh-based seasoned mosaic artist.

Pottery By Betsy

Maker Nation: Webs & Pottery

An Omaha home pottery artist, and a spider web-catching jewelry maker in Boston.

The Barefoot Forge

Learn how to saber a champagne bottle from a Pittsburgh blacksmith

A Pittsburgh blacksmith and an acrylic pour-artist in Boston.

Maker Nation: Surf & Turf

Plus, a special project for puppy lovers.

Fringe+co. New Orleans

Maker Nation: Fringe & Toys

Creating festive headpieces in New Orleans, and wooden toy making in Omaha.

Maker Nation: Paper & Beads

Mardi Gras beading in New Orleans and a paper-folding artist in Austin.

SmashingDIY

Maker Nation: Wood & Minis

Host Ashley Adams meets woodworker Ashley Basnight in Oklahoma and learns about miniatures from Lady Delaney in New Orleans.