Traveling WV: Marble Artist

Sam uses a propane torch to smooth out a decorative marble. (WCHS/WVAH)

When Mid Atlantic Glass of West Virginia shut it's doors in 2004, talented glass worker Sam Hogue was too young to retire from the craft he loved. So Hogue decided to open his own glass works in his garage making beautiful and collectible marbles.

Sam admits he get lost in his work, he'll turn up his bluegrass music and make 15 to 20 decorative marbles a day from his home in Ellenboro in Ritchie County.

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