About This Show
A weekly show covering all aspects of Making with hosts Charles Gantt of The Maker's Workbench, Darryl Jones of Dreadknot Woodshop, and Chad Grosklags from The ManCrafting Channel. Each episode they talk about what's on the bench, have an in-depth discussion concerning a main topic, bring one item each to the Makers Roundtable, and highlight a Maker from the community. As if that wasn't enough, they bring in a special guest at least once a month for an unscripted interview.
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Most Recent Episode
Making Time: Episode 20 - Limited Liability, Nuts by the Pound, and Squeaky Beds
Making Time: Episode 20 - Limited Liability, Nuts by the Pound, and Squeaky Beds In this episode of The Making Time Podcast Darryl Jones, Chad Grosklags, and Charles Gantt talk about limited liability, nuts by the pound, and squeaky beds. Small Talk Chad: My family had the week off for Spring Break and most of the time that I wasn’t at work I spent with them. It’s crazy how when your kids start getting older, family time is very segmented. I’m lucky to have one of the two home at a time. Worked a typical week and on my only day off I spent it cleaning junk that I have been ignoring out of the backyard. I made my wife happy. I also created a space to store the slabs that I came into last week. throw to Darryl. Charles: It’s Masters Week here which means a 500% increase in traffic, which means longer commute times, and big headaches all around. Darryl: youtube video, llc appointment Working On Chad: I’m working on a couple of orders for several customers. We did a few two color tumblers and I have several to laser etch. I really tried to spend very little time in the shop this week. I really wanted to give my family the family all my spare time. Darryl: finishing my accountability items… finally Charles: New desk for workshop, Chainsaw Sharpening Maker’s Roundtable Darryl: Working with out a plan Chad: Puting T slot on my Shapeoko compliments of Ed Ford. I’ve had it for a while and I’ve just finally got it on the old wasteboard. I can’t wait to try to and hold multiple objects in a row and not have to glue everything down. Charles: Bolts and Nuts by the pound at Tractor Supply “Menards too”, Klingspor Care Package Our Patrons We would like to thank our patrons for making time to be a part of our podcast, and for helping us grow the podcast into something bigger than we could have ever imagined it would become. If you would like to help support our podcast and help us grow, please consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/makingtime. We have some wonderful perks for our patrons, and we will add more as we continue to grow. This Month's Top Patrons Sean McHenry of D.I.Wyatt Custom Woodworks Michael Brindel of M13 WoodWorks Main Topic: Making Time : How do you make time to make? What things get in the way and how do you deal with those distractions? What kind of strategies do you employ to ensure that you get some work done? Accountability Last Week’s List: Charles: 2 Podcast Edited, 3 Articles for Element14 Darryl: finish bookcase, catch up on the mail (Scott if you’re listening I got you buddy) Chad: Videos edited, one posted. Continue to stay current on mailing of stickers and start acquiring the parts and materials to build a 2 x 72 Belt Grinder/Sander. I’ve heard it both ways. Results? Chad: I did nothing on the videos. Shaking my head… Mailings are current. I have researched for days the parts I needed. I now know exactly what I need, and before ordering, I am trying to work with the companies to see if I can get the build sponsored. Currently working on the letter to really deal with them. Charles: 1 Podcast Edited , Articles finished. Darryl: caught up on the mail; bookcase stained and ready for finish Predictions for next week: Chad: Taxes, video and contact 3 sponsors if charles gets his crap together. Charles: Catch up On Podcast Editing, Finish Cleaning Shop, Vehicle Maintenance. Darryl: Finish bookcase and daycare cabinet Listener Question(s) Latt Moomis: What are some good design elements to include in a bed frame so it doesn't squeak… You know, for restless sleepers. Maker Spotlight Justin Uppole: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/upwoodworks/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsdfgsaJLminSrVLiy8Zgaw Links: Wen Track Saw: https://amzn.to/2JDpmPj (Affiliate Link) Unit Conversion Chart: http://bit.ly/2HEzR8IRead more »