#44: One Project Challenge For Each Co-Host

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In this episode, Johnny, James, and Zack give each other one project challenge that puts them outside of their comfort zone. The catch is we actually have to build the projects.

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What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Zack: New video, X-table, Forged coat hanger?, HD, File Cabinet
  • Johnny: Finishing plywood sofa, taking a few days to clean up, next week concrete end table and modern bar table.
  • James: Leg Vises, Jointing boards, how to sharpen a chisel.




Show Topic: One Project Challenge For Each Co-Host


  • For Johnny: Project with no digital design--hand sketch & dimension, optional--incorporate metal if possible
  • For James: budget negotiable, but buy & restore tools and build a project for under $200


  • For Zack: guitar amp, turning project with your wife
  • For James: metalworking, blacksmithing for no electric or welding for electric


  • For Zack: to build a sculpture with one dimension at least 2’
  • For Johnny: a box of some kind with one face inlay.

After Show:

  • Metal & Grai: Question: what shortcuts do you use to stay on task, both for content and regular work?
  • Tom Ferone: please explain how to add copyright safe music to your videos with out having to pay for them

What’s new/what are we watching/reading?

Johnny's Pick


James' Pick


Zack's Pick



Favorite tool/product this week?

James Wright