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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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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


Don Gonzales [MAKER reCAST]

7/27/2017
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MAKER reCAST EDITION episodes are republications of some of the very best episodes in the catalog. Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon Brought to you by FreshBooks - The Cloud Accounting Platform This weekly audio 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,...

Duration: 01:17:03


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


Tim Sway [MAKER reCAST]

7/6/2017
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MAKER reCAST EDITION episodes are republications of some of the very best episodes in the catalog. Tweet at Jon MakerCast on Instagram MakerCast FaceBook page Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon Brought to you by FreshBooks - The Cloud Accounting Platform This weekly audio 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,...

Duration: 01:14:58


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


Sean Rubino - Making Deeper Connections

3/2/2017
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Sean Rubino of is a woodworker and furniture maker known primarily for his YouTube channel SpunjinWorks and his podcast, The Dusty Life. But Sean started out with much different career ambitions. Even though woodworking began as a hobby, it has become a way for Sean to connect with his son. Join us as we talk about: Finding his path in lifeLeaving a teaching position to be a stay-at-home dadFalling down the YouTube rabbit hole and taking the plunge himselfWhat exactly is a “spunjin” Visit...

Duration: 00:57:22


Ted Moores and Joan Barrett of Bear Mountain Boats

2/23/2017
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Ted Moores and Joan Barrett have been building boats for almost 45 years. At Bear Mountain Boats, Ted and Joan don’t just make canoes. They also help to popularize canoe building among hobbyists all over the world and sell kits to those who find it daunting to source their own material. Working together, Ted and Joan have become evangelists for wooden canoes, and have crossed paths with makers and builders all over the world — including Jimmy DiResta and Nick Offerman. Ted and Joan have a...

Duration: 00:49:12


Hugo van Schalkwyk - SA Maker

2/16/2017
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Self-described polymath Hugo van Schalkwyk has been documenting his Maker journey on his YouTube channel, SA-Maker (the SA stands for South Africa). With a day job as a web programmer, Hugo treats his workshop time as a second job — but he gets to be his own client and make whatever he wants. Join us as we talk to Hugo about: Fixing things with his fatherThe joy of doing whatever you wantThe drive to learn new things all the time Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon or...

Duration: 00:48:38

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