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Creative Life
00000177-ba84-d5f4-a5ff-bbfc9ab20000Our series Creative Life discontinued on October 30th, 2017. It has been replaced by Ways of Life. The Creative Life archive lives on this page. Creative Life offered an audio tour of arts, culture, and inspiration on the Cape and Islands. Our region is rich with creative diversity, and so are the stories we tell.Creative Life is edited by Jay Allison.Creative Life is made possible by The Circle of Ten, ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.

Giant Swords and Little Movies

Michael Craughwell is a welder. He was born in Galway, Ireland, but now lives in West Tisbury with his wife, a Martha’s Vineyard native, and their two small children. For our series Creative Life, Steve Junker paid him a visit.

Above: listen to the story and scroll through photos of Michael Craughwell and his giant swords.

Below: the video that launched it all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un1M7xbCCIs&feature=youtu.be

Watch more of Michael Craughwell's sword-wielding movies on YouTube.

See more pictures of making swords on Michael Craughwell's facebook page

This story originally aired in January , 2013.