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The Podcast For Makers (MakerCast)

Passionate people in the fields of manufacturing,

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The Podcast For Makers (MakerCast)

The Podcast For Makers (MakerCast)

Passionate people in the fields of manufacturing,

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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.

Latest Episodes

Sandra Powell - Sawdust Girl

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.

41 min2018 MAY 18
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Sandra Powell - Sawdust Girl

Chad Grosklags

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 our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

50 min2018 APR 27
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Chad Grosklags

Don Challis

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 this episode. This episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com -providing business education, expertise, and resources to our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is...

55 min2018 APR 13
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Don Challis

Shawn Jolicoeur

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, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

44 min2018 MAR 30
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Shawn Jolicoeur

Nick Wiegand

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 episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com -providing business education, expertise, and resources to our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

54 min2018 MAR 16
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Nick Wiegand

Ben Brandt

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

56 min2017 AUG 4
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Ben Brandt

Andrew Thiessen

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

67 min2017 JUL 21
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Andrew Thiessen

Freddy Roman

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

66 min2017 JUN 30
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Freddy Roman

John Viviani

John Viviani is an 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 MakerCaston Instagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon 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, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Click to check out some of the most popular recent episodes

73 min2017 JUN 23
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John Viviani

Eric Gorges

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 long-term ambition is to learn more Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCaston Instagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon 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, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is t...

84 min2017 JUN 8
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Eric Gorges

Latest Episodes

Sandra Powell - Sawdust Girl

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.

41 min2018 MAY 18
Comments
Sandra Powell - Sawdust Girl

Chad Grosklags

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 our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

50 min2018 APR 27
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Chad Grosklags

Don Challis

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 this episode. This episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com -providing business education, expertise, and resources to our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is...

55 min2018 APR 13
Comments
Don Challis

Shawn Jolicoeur

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, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

44 min2018 MAR 30
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Shawn Jolicoeur

Nick Wiegand

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 episode is brought to you by MentorsForMakers.com -providing business education, expertise, and resources to our community members – makers, artisans, and craftspeople actively seeking growth and sustainability in their businesses. This bi-weekly audio show 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

54 min2018 MAR 16
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Nick Wiegand

Ben Brandt

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

56 min2017 AUG 4
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Ben Brandt

Andrew Thiessen

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

67 min2017 JUL 21
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Andrew Thiessen

Freddy Roman

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 theshow notesfor this episode Tweet atJon MakerCastonInstagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCastshirt Support the show onPatreon This weekly audio show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one.MakerCastseeks 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 foundhere. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Clickto check out some of the most popular recentepisodes

66 min2017 JUN 30
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Freddy Roman

John Viviani

John Viviani is an 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 MakerCaston Instagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon 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, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us. Click to check out some of the most popular recent episodes

73 min2017 JUN 23
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John Viviani

Eric Gorges

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 long-term ambition is to learn more Visit the show notes for this episode Tweet at Jon MakerCaston Instagram MakerCastFaceBookpage Buy a MakerCast shirt Support the show on Patreon 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, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is t...

84 min2017 JUN 8
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Eric Gorges
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