The Discovery Channel will be in Sheridan next week to film Tom Balding while he makes a custom hand-crafted bit, spurs and buckles.
Balding will be featured on their show 'How it's Made.
Balding, of Tom Balding Bits & Spurs in Sheridan, explained that once the producers of the show saw his work they said that they definitely wanted to come to Sheridan.
Leather crafts by Balding's brother-in-law Wayne Hape will also be filmed, and the show will visit King Ropes to film lariat ropes used in rodeo competition being made, Balding said.
Hape will hand-tool a spur strap, a head stall and a leather belt, according to a release from the Discovery Channel.
All done by hand, creating a bit is a 74-step process, and Balding said he would have liked to demonstrate how to make a saddle but that process takes much longer.
Filming is scheduled for Tuesday September 20, and Balding said it could last about a week.