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Making It is a weekly audio podcast 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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Making It is a weekly audio podcast 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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Fantastic introspective on being a maker/content creator!

By Beginner's Woodshop - Oct 25 2019
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I'm only through episode 38, but I'm loving your podcast. There is so much good information and inspiration with your show. I'm an aspiring woodworking content creator and your videos and podcasts truly motivate me to keep creating, keep promoting and keep growing. So, thank you for all that you do, I truly appreciate you guys!

Bob, stop saying "thing"

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Seems Bob's favorite word is "thing".... STOP IT!

iTunes Ratings

1364 Ratings
Average Ratings
1178
158
12
5
11

Fantastic introspective on being a maker/content creator!

By Beginner's Woodshop - Oct 25 2019
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I'm only through episode 38, but I'm loving your podcast. There is so much good information and inspiration with your show. I'm an aspiring woodworking content creator and your videos and podcasts truly motivate me to keep creating, keep promoting and keep growing. So, thank you for all that you do, I truly appreciate you guys!

Bob, stop saying "thing"

By LeoNatico - Aug 03 2019
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Seems Bob's favorite word is "thing".... STOP IT!

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Making It With Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto

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Making It is a weekly audio podcast 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.

Episode 234: The party outside the window

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about not having any idea what they’re doing, most of the time.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Had blacksmithing class
  • David Picciuto: Go-Kart practicing
  • Bob Clagett: Made a picnic table

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Team Trees

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 6mins

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Episode 092: Good Clean Fun with Nick Offerman

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk to Nick Offerman!

Oct 14 2016

1hr 13mins

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Episode 177: A lot of hats that you shouldn't wear

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about workaholism and beginner makers making videos.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta

  • Restored bandsaw with Eric, making doors with JD, worked on the canoe

David Picciuto

Bob Clagett

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Special thanks to all of our patrons on Patreon for supporting this episode! Especially:

Make Build Modify Caleb Harris - YouCanMakeThisToo Nick Ryan Chad from ManCrafting™ Michael Schubert WorksBySolo Corey Ward Evan and Katelyn Wise Ol' Dowel

  Chris DuBour David A Potter Jr Jacques Speas Mark Yates PhunKiss Artistic Creations Pat Gornet Uber Workshop Nate Wojciechowski BlackSheepFabShop Tommy Trease Allen Schultz Wicked Makers Andrew Fieldhouse Mat Dowall William Davis Philippe Majerus Old-School Maker (@gfc62) Gary Oshust (SPark Workshop)

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon by going here.

Aug 03 2018

1hr 4mins

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Episode 166: Opie Matlock

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about movies, growing and changing and if the maker movement is dying.

Apr 27 2018

58mins

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Episode 104: 8 Band Saws, 5 Radial Arm Saws, 2 Milling Machines...

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about having too many tools.

Jan 13 2017

1hr 11mins

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Making It #004 : Getting Started

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about why it is hard to just getting started. Jimmy shares some tips that he gives to his students, and how he started his own shop.

Dec 04 2014

49mins

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Episode 043: Tell us how you really feel, Jimmy..

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about next big tool purchases, YouTube Red and how we got to YouTube!

Oct 30 2015

1hr 3mins

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Episode 233: English Accent Classes

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about events, being inspired, being exhausted and creativity.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Huge success with Maker Camp
  • David Picciuto: Working on go-kart,
  • Bob Clagett: Flip down tool tables

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 5mins

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Episode 108: Being fearless

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about fearlessness and the worst possible scenerio.

Feb 10 2017

52mins

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Episode 165: Don't let it beat you.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about film crews and bad design.

Apr 20 2018

1hr 8mins

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Episode 041: I wanted to be Batman

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what they wanted to be when they grew up, and what that kid would think about them now.

Oct 16 2015

52mins

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Episode 183: I Don't Care

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his week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about changing for audience feedback.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta

  • Working on the canoe, prepping to run electric to shop

David Picciuto

  • About to rebuild out feed table, 3 videos this week

Bob Clagett

  • Made giant Perfection game

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Sep 14 2018

1hr 6mins

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Episode 110: Amateur Hour

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about why it perfectly ok to not be perfect.

Mar 03 2017

55mins

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Episode 063: $2000 to start over

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about doing things the hard way for practice and what they'd buy to start a new shop, with $2000.

Mar 18 2016

58mins

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Episode 180: 50ish-esque

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about input ratios, sawdust in your underwear and dream collaborations.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta

  • VLOG and canoe paddles

David Picciuto

  • Built center section of bar

Bob Clagett

  • Built in shelves for bathroom

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Duel (1971)

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Aug 24 2018

1hr 7mins

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Episode 182: Been trying to sell out for years

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how we've changed over the years.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta

David Picciuto

Bob Clagett

  • Catapult build, going out to California to collab with MatterHackers

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Sep 07 2018

1hr 9mins

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Making It #003 : Goals (and LASERS)

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about their goals, in life, skill sets and business. Also, LASERS.

Nov 20 2014

42mins

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Episode 042: All over the place, again.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto bounce from topic to topic... talking YouTube Red, Star Wars, CPM's and more.

Oct 23 2015

1hr 4mins

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Episode 117: What's your favorite ... ?

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about content theft and do a lightning round of "what's your favorite?"

Apr 28 2017

1hr 11mins

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Episode 119: Buffing and grinding

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto answer more questions from Twitter and beyond!

May 12 2017

1hr 16mins

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Episode 240: Thumbs and forks

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about tinkering and why it matters.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Made a leather wrapped knife handle
  • David Picciuto: Made an oval picture frame
  • Bob Clagett: Made a leather wallet off camera

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Dec 06 2019

56mins

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Episode 239: We have the best horses ever…

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about being thankful for all sorts stuff, some of it not so obvious.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Had an event with Weaver Leather in Ohio
  • David Picciuto: One Tool Challenge
  • Bob Clagett: Programming on an upcoming project

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Nov 29 2019

56mins

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238: Fun fun create time record time

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about parallel thinking, the simplest solution and making things for fun.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Making signs for Seagrams 7
  • David Picciuto: Doesn’t know what he’s doing this week
  • Bob Clagett: Leatherworking project for Weaver Leather

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Nov 22 2019

55mins

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237: Winter and Anvils

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about winterizing our jobs and lives.

  • Jimmy Diresta: Back from SEMA and FabTech
  • David Picciuto: Editing the go-kart video
  • Bob Clagett: Part 3 of R2-D2 video

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 5mins

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236: Video Moments

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about old vs new and why both have value.

  • Jimmy Diresta: Headed to Vegas for SEMA, restoring Winchester Rifle
  • David Picciuto: Had his first go-kart race
  • Bob Clagett: Made a prop rifle from The Mandalorian

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Nov 08 2019

50mins

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Episode 235: Dreams of Modified Tools

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what we would change about tools if the sky was the limit.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Went to the Good of the Land Festival
  • David Picciuto: Made new wedding rings
  • Bob Clagett: No video this week, working on a few projects for the coming weeks

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Nov 01 2019

1hr 10mins

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Episode 234: The party outside the window

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about not having any idea what they’re doing, most of the time.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Had blacksmithing class
  • David Picciuto: Go-Kart practicing
  • Bob Clagett: Made a picnic table

Links:

Team Trees

What we're watching:

Oct 25 2019

1hr 6mins

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Episode 233: English Accent Classes

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about events, being inspired, being exhausted and creativity.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Huge success with Maker Camp
  • David Picciuto: Working on go-kart,
  • Bob Clagett: Flip down tool tables

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Oct 18 2019

1hr 5mins

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Episode 232: The future is X-ray guns

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about projects outside of their skillsets.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta Had blacksmithing class
  • David Picciuto In Joshua Tree for Makesgiving
  • Bob Clagett Gives a beehive update and is finally wearing pants!

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Oct 11 2019

1hr

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Episode 231: Gok-Art

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about using (or not using) social media for promotion.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta: Went to Louisville Maker Faire, shot video with Brad Leone

David Picciuto: Bought a go-kart

Bob Clagett: Went to Louisville Maker Faire

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Oct 04 2019

1hr 7mins

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Episode 230: It’s a Beard of Bees

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about why they choose to make tools vs buy them or vice versa.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta: Had a knife making class

David Picciuto: Hung bi-fold doors, working on stained glass lamps

Bob Clagett: Made beehives

Links:

Makercise (made shaper and lathe from scratch)

What we're watching:

David's Pick of the Week: Laura Kampf Loud soundsystem on a bike

Bob's Pick of the Week: Holey Moley on Hulu

Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Fireball Tools

Sep 27 2019

1hr 3mins

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Episode 229: Jimmy made a laser bandsaw.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about why they have so many sanders.

What We're Working On

Jimmy Diresta: Went to Maker’s Rendezvous

David Picciuto: Got to be crew chief

Bob Clagett: Made a simple forge

What we're watching:

David's Pick of the Week: Faber-Castell How we make pencils

Bob's Pick of the Week: “Argon” (Lumix S1 documentary)

Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Weaver Leather

Sep 20 2019

1hr

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Episode 228: A Mushroom with an Apron

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about noise.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Had a blacksmithing class
  • David Picciuto: Wants to be a race car driver, making bi-fold doors
  • Bob Clagett: Made a forge, went to a bunch of soccer games.

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Sep 13 2019

1hr

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Episode 227: YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT!!!

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about die-cutting.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Went to Baltimore, made license plates
  • David Picciuto: Walnut toolbox video
  • Bob Clagett: Working outside at Josh’s house

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Sep 06 2019

58mins

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Episode 226: Living up to the hype?

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about marketing yourself, even if you don’t feel like it’s natural for you.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Finished up 3 bars for Carhartt/Guinness collaboration
  • David Picciuto: Made walnut toolbox, working on building doors
  • Bob Clagett: Made barn doors for the farm.

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Made for Profit

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Aug 30 2019

1hr 2mins

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Episode 225: My great, great Grandad’s R2-D2!

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about mortality and EDC.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Went antiquing with friends (and dogs)
  • David Picciuto: Made router box joint jig
  • Bob Clagett: Can’t remember what he did last week.

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Aug 23 2019

58mins

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Episode 224: Jumping-in-furing-out-i-tiv-ness

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about bullies and answer questions from Twitter.

Aug 16 2019

1hr 7mins

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Episode 223: Efficiency and batarangs

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about efficiency and batarangs.

Aug 09 2019

1hr 1min

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Episode 222: Kafaffafaafaaa

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about the loss of Grant Thompson, being bored and automatic doghouses.

Aug 02 2019

57mins

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Episode 221: I bought a racetrack

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how we’ve done on our 2019 goals (that we don’t remember).

Jul 19 2019

1hr 5mins

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