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This show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one. MakerCast seeks out makers of things and celebrates their uniqueness, skill set, and drive. Their stories, the themes that drive them, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us.

This show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one. MakerCast seeks out makers of things and celebrates their uniqueness, skill set, and drive. Their stories, the themes that drive them, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us.
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This show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one. MakerCast seeks out makers of things and celebrates their uniqueness, skill set, and drive. Their stories, the themes that drive them, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us.

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Episodes

Sandra Powell - Sawdust Girl

5/17/2018
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Sandra Powell is also known as Sawdust Girl. She has a passion for taking a blah home and making it beautiful. Sandra has been designing and building for over 15 years. She is currently in the process of remodeling her fifth home AND a flip house. Join us as we talk about her early life, where she came from, what she has endured, and where she is headed. Visit the show notes for this episode. This episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com - providing business education,...

Duration:00:41:39

Chad Grosklags

4/26/2018
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Chad Grosklags is a VP of Bugspray.com an A.C.E Associate Certified Entimologist from Lilburn, GA. A part-time maker, Chad spends the majority of his time creating customized tumblers. Chad shares a passion for learning new things. He wants to educate others about being self sufficient at repairs and building things around the house. Visit the show notes for this episode. This episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com - providing business education, expertise, and resources to...

Duration:00:50:13

Don Challis

4/12/2018
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Don Challis is a stair builder with 20 plus years of construction experience who has honed the woodworking craft as well as construction management skills along side some of the best high end contractors the industry has to offer. He also enjoys a creative side to woodworking, and that creativity is evident in his "soundwave" pieces among others. Don goes pretty deep in discussing his backstory - one that shows how he became the master craftsman he is today. Visit the show notes for...

Duration:00:55:37

Shawn Jolicoeur

3/29/2018
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Shawn Jolicoeur is a Public School Teacher from Ontario, CA. A part-time maker, Shawn spends the majority of his time creating Geek Related Items, primarily using free materials. Shawn shares a passion for comedy and wants to educate others about how to find their own passion. Have a listen! Visit the show notes for this episode. This episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com - providing business education, expertise, and resources to our community members – makers, artisans,...

Duration:00:44:11

Nick Wiegand

3/15/2018
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Nick Wiegand is a Project Manager from Lawrenceville, GA. A part-time maker, Nick spends the majority of his time creating Wall Art, primarily using wood. A Project Manager by day, Nick shares a passion for BMX and Cigars and wants to educate others about creating with a CNC machine in his free time. Have a listen! Visit the show notes for this episode. This bi-weekly audio show seeks out makers of things and celebrates their uniqueness, skill set, and drive. Their stories, the themes...

Duration:00:54:00

Ben Brandt

8/3/2017
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Ben Brandt is a Software Engineer from Minneapolis, Minnesota. A part-time maker, Ben spends the majority of his time creating just about anything with mechanical or moving components or interesting geometry, primarily using wood. Ben also finds reward in working with aluminum. Known for being a software engineer, Ben shares a passion for making and wants to educate others about creativity and the importance of trying new and unfamiliar skills. Visit the show notes for this...

Duration:00:56:23

Andrew Thiessen

7/20/2017
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Andrew Thiessen is a stay at home dad, beekeeper, woodworker from Charlotte, NC. A full-time maker, Andrew spends the majority of his time farming Honey Bees, primarily using wood straight from the local sawmill. Andrew shares a passion for producing new bee colonies, specifically Queen bees, and also he design-builds interior spaces, and wants to educate others about Bee Venom Therapy for Chronic Lyme Disease. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on...

Duration:01:07:31

Freddy Roman

6/29/2017
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Freddy Roman is a Maker, Restorer, and Craftsman from Littleton, Massachusetts. A full-time maker, Freddy spends the majority of his time creating furniture. Known for being a craftsman, Freddy shares a passion for his craft and wants to educate others about how to properly restore and refinish furniture, and finishing in general. Listen in as he shares stories from his maker journey. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook...

Duration:01:06:39

John Viviani

6/22/2017
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John Viviani is a Automobile Restoration Tech from Birmingham, AL. A full-time maker, John spends the majority of his time creating replicas of missing items, primarily using wood and metal. He shares a passion for history and wants to educate others about our past and it’s importance to the future. Listen in as he shares stories from his maker journey. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the...

Duration:01:12:59

Eric Gorges

6/7/2017
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Eric Gorges is a custom motorcycle builder from Detroit, MI. A full-time maker, when Eric isn’t spending the majority of his time shaping sheet metal and welding it into motorcycle parts, he also tours the country interviewing makers for the television program “A Craftsman’s Legacy“. Eric has a passion for creating and wants to educate others about craftsmanship. He also wishes for others not only to make something, but he also wishes to inspire people to be nice to others. Eric’s...

Duration:01:24:31

Bryan Bales

6/1/2017
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Bryan Bales spends the majority of his time creating custom drums and percussion instruments, primarily using wood. He shares a passion for drumming and wants to educate others about drum building. "Bales" wishes not only for makers to turn their ideas into tangible reality, but also to inspire others to not to be afraid of failure. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on...

Duration:01:09:31

Cody Bokshowan - Trustin Timber

5/25/2017
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Perhaps better known as "Trustin Timber" Cody Bokshowan shares a passion for the great outdoors and wants to educate others about how they can use fallen trees or reclaimed wood to make what they need. Through his popular YouTube channel Trustin Timber Films, Cody shares projects about woodworking. Cody wishes that people not only work with what they got, but also he hopes to inspire others into taking better care of our Earth. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at...

Duration:00:50:54

Jenny Bower

5/18/2017
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Jenny Bower is a Hand-Engraver from Traverse City, Michigan, USA. A part-time maker, Jenny spends the majority of her time engraving on tools or unusual items, primarily using brass. Known for being an Hand-Engraver, Jenny shares a passion for classic cars, learning about other handcrafts, and making things. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon This weekly audio show is...

Duration:00:55:59

John Welch

5/11/2017
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John Welch is a Continuous Improvement Manager performing CNC programming and CAD design from Lowell, Massachusetts. A part-time maker, John spends the majority of his time creating kitchenware, primarily using wood. John wants to educate others about the fact that woodworking can have a very low barrier to entry. Depending on your goals, it can be very affordable to get started! Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a...

Duration:00:54:51

Rebecca DeGroot

5/4/2017
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Rebecca DeGroot is a high school art teacher from Houston, Texas. A part-time maker, Rebecca spends the majority of her time creating sculpture, primarily using wood. Rebecca shares a passion for creating and wants to educate others about art and making. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be...

Duration:00:42:20

Donny Carter - The Green Woodworker

4/6/2017
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Donny Carter is a supervisor for an airport runway maintenance company from Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A part-time maker, Donny spends the majority of his time creating beautiful turnings, primarily using wood. Donny also finds reward in working with resin. Check out Donny's podcast here. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon This weekly audio show is about being a...

Duration:00:59:23

Keith Decent - Making An Artful Life

3/30/2017
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Keith Decent is a maker and artist from Beacon, NY, USA. A full-time maker, Keith spends the majority of his time creating furniture, primarily using wood. Keith also finds reward in working with steel. Known for his upcycled creations, Keith shares a passion for art and music and wants to educate others about being creative with what is around them. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the...

Duration:00:52:12

Jacklyn Duff - Making Things From NASA to SciJoy

3/23/2017
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Jacklyn Duff is an engineer from Philadelphia, USA. A full-time maker, Jacklyn spends the majority of her time creating educational content for her YouTube channel, SciJoy. Known for being an engineer, Jacklyn shares her passion for Space, Science, Engineering, and Educational Outreach and wants to educate others about the awesomeness of science and engineering -- and her life-long dream is to go to Mars Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCast on...

Duration:00:42:49

John Grimsmo - Making The Business of Machining

3/16/2017
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John Grimsmo is a knifemaker and machinist from Toronto, Canada. A fulltime maker, John spends the majority of his time creating knives primarily using titanium. Known for knifemaking, John shares a passion for G-code and wants to educate others about entrepreneurship. This episode also features John Saunders as he and John share a new podcast called The Business of Machining, and they share details about it. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon Checkout Jon or John on...

Duration:01:02:57

Josh Price - Minimalism With An End Goal

3/9/2017
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Josh Price is a father, husband, teacher, maker, and content creator. Josh and his family sold their home and moved into an RV, with Josh’s shop occupying a small compartment near the back. He and his family are planning to travel around the United States, visiting different maker spaces and workshops so that Josh can open his own community workspace when the trip is over. Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon Checkout Jon or Josh on Instagram Josh on Facebook MakerCast...

Duration:00:57:17