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The FitZall Old tool Podcast A show about antique/vintage tools and the people who love them. Each episode, we discuss our experiences finding and using specific tools as well as the stories surrounding them. Join us in talks about picking, history, and restoration of all tools we love. Hosted by Jimmy DiResta who makes new things with old tools , Eric who makes old tools new, and Andrew Alexander who finds BIG old tools.
 
We cover the business and marketing side of the sawmill, tree service, furniture making, Urban Wood, and woodworking industry. If you're a woodworker, sawmill owner, or any other entrepreneur and/or business owner in the wood industry, you need to check out this podcast. Each week, we interview business owners, large-scale companies, entrepreneurs, makers, and designers while also offering marketing and business advice that will help you grow your business and increase your profits. Tune in ...
 
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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what makes a good build video. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Making a Sam Maloof inspired chair David Picciuto: Working on picture frames videos Bob Clagett: Did collab with the Navy Links: Victorian Homages to YouTubers What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: The Soci…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about … but why? What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Crimson Guitar Build Off David Picciuto: Making a CNC sign for Reverend Guitars Bob Clagett: Made a new paint booth with paint storage, working at Josh’s house What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Jeremy Fielding CNC Table Sa…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about client work, innovation and practice. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Building a guitar for a Crimson build-off David Picciuto: Made a bluetooth speaker Bob Clagett: Re-organizing office, added DRO to Bridgeport Links: Blondihacks DRO video What we're watching: David's Pick of …
 
This week we sit down with Shea, the Willy Wonka behind Arkadia Retrocade. We recorded this before the pandemic and so some of our plans got a little sidetracked, but now Arkadia is open again and you can enjoy a full day of non stop retro video gaming for $5 dollars. Pull up a chair and listen in as we talk about heartbreak, following your dreams,…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how deep learning can be intimidating. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Made BBQ Apron David Picciuto: Getting a new roof Bob Clagett: Went to the dentist, made an R2-D2 display box What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Peek inside Rubber Stamp Shop Bob's Pick of the We…
 
On this episode, we're talking with the man who is a CEO, President, Resident Blacksmith, Boss, Slab Purveyor, and any entrepreneurial wood maker title you can think of...Dean Curfman of @oak_hill_iron_wood_showroom! Tune in to hear the story of his incredible journey from Blacksmith to Storefront owner. Contact Dean: IG: @oak_hill_iron_wood_showro…
 
This week we get to sit down with Greggy Amisial. He works in Leadership Development for a global company and in his free time he teaches fitness classes and recently started his podcast, Dad Fit Podcast. Join us as we sit down with one of the most energetic men on the planet as he talks us through the power of one hit wonders and what you can do t…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about fingers, trucks, horse barns and goals. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Still making trailers, got his new/old truck David Picciuto: Finished up version 2 of the chair, cut finger in a knife fight with a biker gang. Bob Clagett: Made a custom Model Making Cart What we're watchi…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about collections. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Making more Bulleit trailers David Picciuto: Started version 2 of the chair project Bob Clagett: Made a custom silicone mat What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Woby Design Bob's Pick of the Week: Modern Maker Podcast Jimmy…
 
On this episode we're talking with Ethan Abramson, former stuffed animal maker turned woodworker and influencer. Ethan has gone from taking on any and all jobs just to get by to being featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Knot, Vogue Living, and more. If you're looking to grow your wood business, become an influencer, or just get…
 
This week we get to sit down with Randy Wilburn and discuss podcasting, how to interview and maybe most importantly, the art of truly listening. Randy is an author, speaker, consultant and business coach. You can learn more about Randy at www.iamnorthwestarkansas.com You can follow us at www.instagram.com/lwidproject And be sure to visit us at www.…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about chairs, chickens and roadblocks. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Made a digital chicken coop David Picciuto: Finished up chair test, working on a slab chair Bob Clagett: Made weight rack What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Dan Levy Bob's Pick of the Week: Random Fand…
 
Ken Rusk has spent over 30 Years working In blue collar trades, from his humble beginnings as a ditch-digger to entrepreneur, successful business owner, and perhaps most importantly, a mentor. And now, he’s written a book specifically for #bluecollar hustlers like you.⠀ Blue Collar Cash will show you how it’s possible to avoid student loan debt, cr…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about chairs and improving your ideas. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Has an extra 60 sheets David Picciuto: Put out a video about a Harbor Freight hydraulic lift Bob Clagett: Still trying to figure out aluminum welding. Finished up canopy bed video What we're watching: David's Pick…
 
This week we got to sit down and chat with Jordan O'Donnell about his debut novel, Zoon Garden. This modern parable can best be described as current twist on Animal Farm. Learn why Jordan made the leap from working for the FBI to touring the country in a converted school bus to talk to you about anything under the sun but most especially the state …
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about TIG welding ,water jets and lack of motivation. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Finished up trailers, has to make more. David Picciuto: Put out a vlog about the go-kart Bob Clagett: Made a potting bench, definitely feeling the summer What we're watching: David's Pick of the Wee…
 
We get to sit down this week with our old friend and bandmate, Chris Villines. We reminisce about playing in a band before we get around to discussing Chris' path to building a studio. We really get to dive into the value of a recording studio in a world where recording at home has become so affordable and common place. The studio is all about coll…
 
We sat down with Hannah back at the beginning of the year as she took us on a verbal tour of the world of cosplay. The mixture of skills utilized is seemingly without end and it was inspiring to see how Hannah pushes her skillset in a world that is constantly evolving around her. You can follow Hannah at www.instagram.com/hannahvictoriacosplay/ and…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about signage. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Took off a roof, working on teardrop trailers for Bulleit Bourbon David Picciuto: Did another go-kart race Bob Clagett: Patterned plywood coffee tamper What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Space Force (maybe) Bob's Pick of the …
 
This episode marks a milestone for Look What I Did. Jimmy's podcast, Making It, was the direct inspiration for our show and we could not be more honored to be able to sit and chat with him for a while. We discuss creating content, making stuff, and our shared love of finding old tools. You can watch Jimmy's youtube channel here and follow him at ww…
 
That flew by fast! Like all good things, season 1 of Art of the Build has come to an end. This is a short wrap-up episode updating listeners on the show and plans for season 2. Subscribe to the weekly maker digest: https://artofthebuild.fm Support the show: https://patreon.com/artofthebuild Thank you to the amazing makers that appeared on season 1:…
 
Ever wonder how those super tiny electronic components on circuit boards are placed so accurately? With machines of course. Industrial pick and place machines can cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Stephen Hawes is helping to make this technology more accessible by developing a much cheaper and open source pick and place called The Inde…
 
This week we got to celebrate our 50th episode and two years of doing the show with all of our good friends at the Voice Press Network! It was our first attempt at a large live stream and unfortunately it didn't work, but the audio is saved and so now you get that conversation forever! Join us as we hang out with Travis from BeatsByTravis Alex from…
 
We talk to Jason from Fireball Tools about his unique inventions as well as discuss his collection of old tools. He recently completely a beautiful antique-looking cover for his antique bandsaw, as well as a chainsaw-powered sander, and a go-kart belt grinder. Eric talks about screwdriver developments as well.…
 
Ashley Harwood, a master turner, shares her biggest wood turning to date, a pedestal and foot for a Barolo table. Or 4 of them rather. And I want to emphasize that when I say gigantic, I’m not exaggerating, or using that word frivolously. Listen to Ashley's stories about the many safety considerations involved, what happens when a piece being turne…
 
Does your microwave cabinet have a slide out spice rack? No you say? Well then listen up because this episode has the fix to that problem, as well as tips and insights for anyone that wants to apply their woodworking skills to improving their home. Mark used to be a photographer and graphic designer by trade, but now he runs Gunflint Designs buildi…
 
Ben has a very specific material that he builds from: recycled skateboards. He’s made bowls, he’s made a bat, he’s even made a skateboard. On this episode Ben talks about about a particularly interesting skateboard project, a skateboard guitar. Subscribe to the weekly maker digest: https://artofthebuild.fm Support the show: https://patreon.com/arto…
 
James is an electrical engineer, former toy designer, and most importantly he’s a builder of amazing robots and other contraptions (like the robotic bowling bowl collaboration with Mark Rober). One of James' most epic creations are his 7ft tall extremely robust "performance robots". These "Chappy-like" robots have many degrees of motion, really coo…
 
Sponsored By: My new online course Building Furniture in Fusion 360. Go here to save $20 off the price and learn Fusion today! SHOWNOTES Instagram YouTube Ricky Saetta All Wooden Gameboy Build #MakerCollab2020 Oak Hill Millworks Stated Woods BooVara Designs Onefinity CNC Full Spectrum Laser Full Spectrum Laser Interview Sketchup Workbench Con Workb…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about alternative materials. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Made a bench, went canoeing again. David Picciuto: Made a stand for birdhouse Bob Clagett: Trying to not worry about being productive, made garden bed What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Bending Machine Basics Bo…
 
Elisha of Pneumatic Addict is a former hairstylist turned maker and DIYer who in her words is here to demystify tools and the lumber section of the hardware store. Many of Elisha’s builds are primarily out of lumber, but she incorporates metal a lot too. A perfect example is her wood and metal cable bed that combines a really smart and sturdy bed f…
 
Robert Cowan builds combat robots. He is part of the Copperhead team on the BattleBots TV show, and he also builds a lot of smaller "insect weight" bots that he competes with regularly. In this episode Robert discusses Psychotic Break V2, a beautiful carbon fiber and S7 tool steel bot that weighs only 3lbs and packs a scary amount of kinetic energy…
 
Sponsored By: My new online course Building Furniture in Fusion 360. Go here to save $20 off the price and learn Fusion today! SHOWNOTES Boone Builds Proton Pack LEGO Lego User Group (LUG) Brick Link Brickworld Brick Fair Virginia Skaerbaek Beyond the Brick LEGO Masters Mark Cruickshsnk Making It Kayla LaFrance (King of the Nerds) Samuel Hatmaker W…
 
In this episode Andrew asks what our childhood smelled like? We discuss brazing cast iron. Erick believes he is Not Jesus. Jimmy fixes a hole in a gas tank at 16 years old with washroom products. Thank you CC our trusted researcher! thank your watching please go to Apple Podcast and comment ! Watch this podcast here: https://youtu.be/487jTxi91Mc…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about seasonal projects, R2-D2 and die filers. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Made a giant mallet David Picciuto: Made a modern birdhouse Bob Clagett: Working on R2-D2 What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Andrew Klein / Beastie Boys Documentary Bob's Pick of the Week: Radi…
 
There’s a very good chance you’ve seen Jimmy DiResta's work, and if not, you’ve probably seen DiResta stickers or spray painted lettering in other maker channels. I hop on with Jimmy to talk about his Forged Bowie Knife build, why knife making is so appealing to him, and we get surprising insight into how he views the knives he makes (hint: he's no…
 
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