#56 getting clients or videos, how to get away from pine

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In episode #56 We answer your questions about spending time getting clients or making videos, How do you break away from pine and get into hard woods. And the best joke of the week yet!

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Top Ptreons of the week Make Build Modify, Master of None, and Deby Brooke!!

What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Zack: Leather tote bags/wallets, etc

  • Will: Meetup last weekend. I’m finishing the cabinet working with Curly Cherry, smoothing plane vs. sanding and starting on a basket cubby sideboard thing for the wife.

  • James: Trimming the house, turning a letter opener https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxLARt3xx-E Lots more smart home stuff


Tracy Keaton : Question...Is there a tool similar to a spoke shave that creates a concave surface?...

Yonatan24 : James, have you ever thought about making a foot powered bandsaw or tablesaw? That would be amazing, any thoughts or issues about those tools? I have too many questions for you

Master of None: Here is a question. being let go from my day Job, and starting my own business as handyman, how much time should I dedicate to making things/videos ,or should I focus more on getting more local jobs

Mangrove Designs : Question: How have you been able to get clients to be willing to pay for builds using hardwoods? Zack I'm sure can relate here in FL, hardwood is so expensive and I'm stuck in the pine rut

Joke of the week

Google Home: How do you carve wood…. You do it Whittle by Whittle!

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

Favorite tool/product this week?

  • Zack:

  • Will: Mission Style adjustable panel door router bits https://www.toolstoday.com/mission-styleinstile-rail-system-router-bit-set-adjustable-width-panel-groove-system.html?variantids=10998,0&keywords=55438

  • James: Pen turning CA bushings. http://amzn.to/2B1agCA


James Wright: Wood By Wright https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg

Zack Herberholz: ZH Fabrication https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDdZMJDDpyvI9WJyY7IZP7w

William Walker: Wm. Walker Co. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCievvwx_-UU-rP28103rUCw


Intro and outtro recorded and produced by Jason Wright http://jason.theyouthman.com/

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