Broad and High

Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

Clip: Season 1 Episode 34 | 4m 48s

When Dennis DeVendra decided to take up woodturning and using lathes, he had a hard time finding mentors who would teach him. People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association.

Aired: 06/22/16

Rating: NR

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