If you’re looking for even more shows to watch now that Humboldt’s weather has taken its annual cold turn, perhaps you could be enticed to learn more about the work and wisdom of a handy rising star in our midst. 

Eric Hollenbeck, founder of Eureka’s Blue Ox Millworks, has spent even more time having his essence captured by fancy cameras for the second season of The Craftsman, which is set to premiere with its first episode on Friday, Nov. 11.  The show can be watched/streamed Discovery+ and the Magnolia Network app.

Watch the trailer for season two of The Craftsman above and learn more in the Blue Ox Millworks release below:

Season two of the hit Magnolia Network show The Craftsman, featuring the city of Eureka’s Blue Ox Millworks, premieres this Friday, November 11 beginning at 1:00 a.m. Pacific Time on HBO Max, Discovery+ and the Magnolia app. 

Eric Hollenbeck is a master woodworker with a passion for restoration. Inspired by the Victorian-era architecture in his hometown of Eureka, California, Eric’s dedication to restoring homes and forgotten treasures spans four decades. He and his family own the Blue Ox Millworks and operate the non-profit Blue Ox Historic Village, a working museum offering tours and workshops in the traditional arts.

The Magnolia Network on Discovery Plus launched The Craftsman in March of 2022 with nine episodes featuring Hollenbeck and his business of restoration and traditional craftsmanship. The show was met with great acclaim and was renewed for another season which recently completed filming in Eureka.

The first episode of season two premieres November 11, and the second episode will air on November 18. Season one is also available for streaming on HBO Max, Discovery+ and the Magnolia app. Learn more about Blue Ox Millworks at www.blueoxmill.com and www.blueoxhistoricvillage.org.