Making It With Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto

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Making It is a weekly audio podcast that comes out every Friday hosted by Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto. Three different makers with different backgrounds talking about creativity, design and making things with your bare hands.

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431: Like An Angry Chicken

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about patience, blowing up and power trips. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Headed to Alabama to talk to kids about making David Picciuto Record player stand video is finally finished! Bob Clagett Dealing with light/camera problems What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: It’s Not About The Nail (He stole this pick) Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: https://oldrhinebeck.org/ Bob’s Pick of the Week: AI Generated Video  Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Michael menedjian Warren Werks Geoff @ The New...

1h 7m
Feb 23
430: I Want This Finish To Be Drinkable

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about old home movies, and liquid products. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Making fake neon David Picciuto STILL making the record player stand Bob Clagett Finishing up 3 videos Links: Sisyphus and The Impossible Dream William Post Obituary What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Thriller 40 / The Greatest Night In Pop Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Pilot Debrief Bob’s Pick of the Week: Bobby Duke – I Made a Perfect Miniature Working Ghibli House Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree...

1h 1m
Feb 16
429: The Fabric of Your Lungs

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about products, WITH GIACO! What We’re Working On Giaco Making amazing products like Darkfade Jimmy Diresta Making  whiskey boxes, fixing his laser David Picciuto Working on the record player stand Bob Clagett Making a sci fi Home Assistant panel What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: YCImaging Jimmy Giaco’s Pick of the Week: ChatGPT – Consensus Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Shop Tips From My Dad Bob’s Pick of the Week: Make Your Own Rules Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative...

1h 20m
Feb 09
428: Free Chocolate & HACKZ

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about getting hacked and protecting your accounts. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on stuff for Bulleit Bourbon David Picciuto Working on record player stand Bob Clagett Finishing up some  shop projects, organization Links: Woodgears https://www.youtube.com/@LironSegev What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Justin Hawkins Rides Again Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Whistlin Diesel / Patrick Hicks Bob’s Pick of the Week: Otto Baum Art Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Michael menedjian Warren Werks The New Janky Workshop Scott...

1h 8m
Feb 02
427: Today Bob

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about workouts and burnouts. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Made a 6 pack win holder David Picciuto Making a record player stand Bob Clagett Used old safety deposit boxes in a project Links: How To Measure Leather What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Inside The Thomas Moser Workshop Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: On Quitting YouTube Bob’s Pick of the Week: It’s Time For A Change – DSLRShooter Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Michael menedjian Warren Werks The...

1h 9m
Jan 26
426: Entitled Ducks

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about accidentally stealing designs. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Making bar covers, bags, bags and bags David Picciuto Made a magazine stand, accidentally stole a design. Bob Clagett Got 1/2 of the shop lights hung, designing custom aquarium hood What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Stuff Seth Makes Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Stuff Seth Makes Dusty Slays Netflix Kids Invent Stuff Bob’s Pick of the Week: Stuff Seth Makes Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Michael menedjian Warren...

1h 2m
Jan 19
425: David Picciuto 7th Period

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about a new year and distractions. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Took a chair making class with Greg Pennington David Picciuto Making a fine furniture piece on a laser Bob Clagett Improving shop lights with 3d printing What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: How To Quickly Learn Drumming Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: The Election Of George Washington… Bob’s Pick of the Week: How MatchBox Cars Are Made Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Michael menedjian Warren Werks The...

1h 18m
Jan 12
424: Cooler Than Skateboards

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about being catalysts and bells. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Released the bell video David Picciuto Made a bathroom vanity inspired  by a shower curtain Bob Clagett Still has the piano Links: How To Fix A Loose Guitar Bridge Essential Arduino Kit What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: The Story Behind The Most Complicated Ad Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: How Did The titanic’s Engine Work? Bob’s Pick of the Week: Adam Mormolstein / AdultCello Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially:...

1h 20m
Dec 22, 2023
423: Accountabili-buddies

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about planning to be creative, and being old men. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Finally finished the bell, video soon David Picciuto Bob Clagett 3d printing lots of custom pieces What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: The Office Man vs Graffiti Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Jason at Fireball Tools Bob’s Pick of the Week: Can We All Collaborate? Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties Michael menedjian Warren Werks The New Janky Workshop Scott @ Dad...

1h 8m
Dec 15, 2023
422: Fumble My Way Through It

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about a bunch of nothing and stealing cars. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on the bell casting David Picciuto 10 gift video, working on vanity for the rental house Bob Clagett lots of organizing, 3d printing, setting up new camera What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Stumpy Nubs Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Speedbump Garage Bob’s Pick of the Week: Save Our Squad Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties Michael menedjian Warren Werks The New...

1h 6m
Dec 08, 2023
421: Dad

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about Jimmy losing his dad, and dads in general.   What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Workshop Companion Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Dad and Eddie Go To Golden Corral Bob’s Pick of the Week: Beckham Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties Michael menedjian Warren Werks The New Janky Workshop Scott @ Dad It Yourself DIY Shawn Beckner Odin Leather Goods Rich at Loen.Design Chad’s Custom Creations Chad from ManCrafting™ WorksBySolo Albers Woodworks Corey Ward 63 HRC...

1h 12m
Dec 01, 2023
420: People Who Cut Wood

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about Thanksgiving, being alone and enjoying silence. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Graveyard house video coming out, making more leather bags David Picciuto Working on “night hangs” for the rental property Bob Clagett Cleaning the shop, preparing for some bigger builds Links: What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Tosh Show Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Keith Rucker Bob’s Pick of the Week: Righteous Robot Instagram Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties Michael menedjian Warren Werks The...

1h 7m
Nov 27, 2023
419: Trying To Make A Sandwich On A Rollercoaster

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about plants, turkeys and adapting. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Finished a leather bicycle roll Making more leather bags David Picciuto Building night hangs (night stands) Bob Clagett Trying to decide about Lego sorter kits/plans Working on display case IN a door Building parametric toy holders What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Wooden Gameboy Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: How To With John Wilson Bob’s Pick of the Week: Exploding Gold in a Vacuum at 80,000FPS Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this...

1h 10m
Nov 17, 2023
418: What Do You Do With An Empty Room

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what you can do with an empty room. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Making more leather bags David Picciuto Making some bar stools for the rental house Bob Clagett New Lego sorter, made some Ghia progress What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Dear Modern Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: The Secret Life Of Machines Bob’s Pick of the Week: A Cast Saw On Human Skin / Andrew Huang Book Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties...

1h 14m
Nov 10, 2023
417: Special Old People Shoes

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how to design. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Made 3 videos last week, working on the graveyard house David Picciuto Got a new rental property! Making bar stools Bob Clagett Went to Lightburn conference, designing a new project/product Links: Aaron Draplin – Logo Design Challenge What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Deiter Rams – 10 Principles of Good Design Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Big Company Bob’s Pick of the Week: Peter McKinnon – YouTube’s Not The Problem Special thanks to all of our patrons on...

1h 18m
Nov 03, 2023
416: Ichabod's Big Boy Pants

img This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about supplementing what we do to actively build margin into our lives. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on 4 videos at the same time David Picciuto Still working on the Simon table Bob Clagett STILL DOESN’T HAVE HIS WHITE CRUISER Links: https://www.bidft.auction/ (searching for BIDFTA site) What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: USSA Woodworking + 3d Printing Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: The King Of Random Bob’s Pick of the Week: Unreleased Star Wars Toys / Creator Dynamics Special thanks to all of our patrons on...

1h 13m
Oct 27, 2023
415: Everything In Its Right Place

img This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about reinventing yourself, rearranging your shop and learning to work in new mediums. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on the graveyard house extension David Picciuto Had a wedding anniversary, making the Simon table Bob Clagett Working on a shop project, talk for Lightburn conference What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: The Creative Act / The Practice: Shipping Creative Work Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: We Might Be Drunk? / Marc Maron Bob’s Pick of the Week: Portable Putt Putt Course Special thanks to all of our...

1h 1m
Oct 20, 2023
414: Every Video Is Someone's Career

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what we call ourselves on business cards, and gross hairy feet. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Had Maker Camp, didn’t get sick David Picciuto Went to Vidsummit, got sick Bob Clagett Made a giant robot head, and gross feet Links: What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Strike Force Five Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Evan’s Woodshop / Crabtree Creative Bob’s Pick of the Week: Degripper 5000 – Woby Design Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative Webb Ranch Specialties...

1h 2m
Oct 13, 2023
413: Coo-Cooooon

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about things we’ve never done and camping. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Exhausted from lots of physical work David Picciuto Making coffee mugs again, after a year Bob Clagett Making a giant helmet Links: Making cardboard boxes on the laser Agatha Blois What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Grasshopper Chair / Camping With Sam Bananas Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: The Morning Show Bob’s Pick of the Week: New Studio (Alex French Guy Cooking) Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree...

1h 13m
Sep 29, 2023
412: A Daily Meeting, Once A Month

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about cutting matts (a lot) and working with partners. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Had a failure casting the bell David Picciuto Witnessed a wreck, but everyone is ok Bob Clagett Working on cardboard pepakura project What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Tetragrammaton Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Documentary Now / CascadeCreate Bob’s Pick of the Week: Welcome To Wrexham Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially: Crabtree Creative The Webb Ranch Woodworks Michael menedjian Warren Werks Stu Morrison The New Janky...

1h 0m
Sep 22, 2023
411: De-Ionized Bubble Reducer

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about research vs jumping in to figure something out, and why both of them are good. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Fixing a grave stone, NOT getting de-ionized water for his bell casting. David Picciuto Making signs with hand cut letters Bob Clagett Building an A-frame birdfeeder for Scott’s Lawnstream Links: What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: Make With Miles / Ten Hundred Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: We Might Be Drunk Bob’s Pick of the Week: Building Darth Vader’s Tie Fighter from Cardboard / Pro grinding...

1h 7m
Sep 15, 2023
410: Now You're Just A Weirdo!

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about taking a step back to take a step forward. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Went to the meetup in Arkansas, worked with The Millennial Stone Cleaner to improve the graveyard. David Picciuto Finished up speaker stands Bob Clagett Had a great time in Arkansas, lots of changes Links: Two Avocados Wild Wonderful Off Grid What we’re watching: David Pick of the Week: I Made A Bolt With Maze Threads Jimmy’s Pick of the Week: Millennial Stone Cleaner Bob’s Pick of the Week: MotionGen.io / Becoming A King Special thanks...

1h 11m
Sep 08, 2023
409: Teach Me in 10 Words or Less

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about feast, famine and freelance. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on fixing the graveyard house foundation David Picciuto...

1h 5m
Aug 25, 2023
408: If You Build It... Some people might come.

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about getting scammed and whether being inspired is the most important thing, or not. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta...

1h 13m
Aug 18, 2023
407: Mutant Cough

img This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about having trouble designing around function. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Finished the pool table David Picciuto Rebuilding end...

1h 4m
Aug 11, 2023
406: Willy Wonka Is THE ONLY THING

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how pop culture from our childhood still inspires us today. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Went to Totalboat...

1h 15m
Aug 04, 2023
405: What If We Put Sunglasses On It?

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about promotion, marketing and being seen in 2023. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Finishing up the pool table, working...

1h 21m
Jul 21, 2023
404: If You Don't Get Gas Now, You Might Become A Skeleton

This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about humble beginnings and whether we should stay there or not. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Working on the...

1h 14m
Jul 14, 2023
403: Life Gets Complicated, Enjoy The Ride

img This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about if success kills creativity. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Had a great day at Jimmy’s racetrack! David Picciuto...

1h 8m
Jul 07, 2023
402: I Let The Dog Pee On The TV

img This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about the process being more interested in the product, and made in America. What We’re Working On Jimmy Diresta Made...

1h 8m
Jun 23, 2023