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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.

iTunes Ratings

1444 Ratings
Average Ratings
1246
163
16
7
12

Yes it’s the best

By jaeden designs woodworking - May 08 2020
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This show is the best I love everything about it always great conversation

Love the show

By Toastermonkey - May 04 2020
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Love everything about the show. But David’s “nose whistle” is get rough to listen to for an hour.

iTunes Ratings

1444 Ratings
Average Ratings
1246
163
16
7
12

Yes it’s the best

By jaeden designs woodworking - May 08 2020
Read more
This show is the best I love everything about it always great conversation

Love the show

By Toastermonkey - May 04 2020
Read more
Love everything about the show. But David’s “nose whistle” is get rough to listen to for an hour.
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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.

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: Episode 134: THE SHOP OF THE FUTURE!!!!!

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about THE SHOP OF THE FUTURE!!!!

Sep 08 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: Episode 130: Let's talk about pants

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what to wear in the shop.

Aug 11 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #7: Episode 179: It's a napkin holder... WITH A LASER.

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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.

Aug 17 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #8: Episode 133: LASER BANDSAW (with William Osman)

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk to William Osman and Peter Sripal about all sorts of stuff!

Sep 01 2017

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Rank #9: Episode 138: Rethinking Priorities

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about what they wish they'd focused on when starting making videos.

Oct 06 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: Episode 129: Benjamin Buttoning

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about getting older and how age affects how we take risks.

Aug 04 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #12: Episode 125: My backup phone(s)

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about moving strategies and why Jimmy has 10 iPhones.

Jun 19 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #13: Episode 131: Monopoly and safety

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about SawStop, safety and patents.

Aug 18 2017

56mins

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Rank #14: 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

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: 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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Rank #17: 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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Rank #18: Episode 127: Jimmy is a giant goldfish

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about limitations, fear, and giant goldfish.

Jul 14 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #19: 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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Rank #20: 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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270: Chicken Dissertation

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about chairs, chickens and roadblocks.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Made a digital chicken coop
  • David Picciuto: Finished up chair test, working on a slab chair
  • Bob Clagett: Made weight rack

What we're watching:

  • David's Pick of the Week: Dan Levy
  • Bob's Pick of the Week: Random Fandom Podcast
  • Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Quarantine Creatives & Mark Normand

Jul 31 2020

1hr 4mins

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Episode 269: Everything is an opportunity, to make a keychain.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about chairs and improving your ideas.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Has an extra 60 sheets
  • David Picciuto: Put out a video about a Harbor Freight hydraulic lift
  • Bob Clagett: Still trying to figure out aluminum welding. Finished up canopy bed video

What we're watching:

  • David's Pick of the Week: An Old Man’s Advice
  • Bob's Pick of the Week: Vector Ruler Generator
  • Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Junge Makers

Jul 24 2020

1hr 8mins

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Episode 268: Welcome to New York, Dave.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about TIG welding ,water jets and lack of motivation.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Finished up trailers, has to make more.
  • David Picciuto: Put out a vlog about the go-kart
  • Bob Clagett: Made a potting bench, definitely feeling the summer

What we're watching:

  • David's Pick of the Week: Homemade
  • Bob's Pick of the Week: Home Game
  • Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Homemade Modern

Jul 10 2020

1hr 4mins

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Episode 267: My fingers are like the pads on a dogs feet.Episode 267: My fingers are like the pads on a dogs feet.

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about whether simple or complex software is better…. and Walmart.

Jul 03 2020

1hr

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Episode 266: Slap the stop button with 4 minutes to go

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about why we don’t finish big projects and what’s next.

Jun 26 2020

1hr

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Episode 265: Typography-ologists

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about typography and cutting your fingers off.

Jun 19 2020

1hr 9mins

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Episode 264: The whole focus here is to not slide off the roof

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

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Took off a roof, working on teardrop trailers for Bulleit Bourbon
  • David Picciuto: Did another go-kart race
  • Bob Clagett: Patterned plywood coffee tamper

What we're watching:

Jun 12 2020

55mins

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Episode 263: Making as Therapy

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about the state of the world and making as therapy.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Made a grill ring
  • David Picciuto: Had first two go-kart races
  • Bob Clagett: Working on R2-D2 and Fusion 360 course

Jun 05 2020

59mins

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Episode 262: Mixed Making Metaphors

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

Jimmy Diresta

  • Made a spatula knife, made it to Trending page.

David Picciuto

  • Has been bending plastic, made tip video.

Bob Clagett

  • Working on Fusion 360 course and R2-D2 a lot.

May 22 2020

1hr 15mins

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Episode 261: Our Favorite Tools

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about favorite tools, fusion 360 and learning new stuff.

May 15 2020

1hr 8mins

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Episode 260: Polyurethane Chunk

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

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Made a bench, went canoeing again.
  • David Picciuto: Made a stand for birdhouse
  • Bob Clagett: Trying to not worry about being productive, made garden bed

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May 08 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode 259: Pretty alright woodworking

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about seasonal projects, R2-D2 and die filers.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Made a giant mallet
  • David Picciuto: Made a modern birdhouse
  • Bob Clagett: Working on R2-D2

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May 01 2020

1hr 9mins

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Episode 258: Jimmy is a crazy cat lady

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett, and David Picciuto talk about old cars and standing in line.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: rusty old car
  • David Picciuto: Making a fancy birdhouse
  • Bob Clagett: Made a charger for 4 Chromebooks

Apr 24 2020

1hr 5mins

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Episode 257: Lathing around

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about finishing passion projects, and handheld CNC’s.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: “Lathing” 16 stool legs
  • David Picciuto: Working on go-kart, made some planters
  • Bob Clagett: Multiple guitar rack

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Apr 17 2020

1hr 3mins

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Episode 256: Dirtbags

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about motivation, old hobbies

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Finally took out his canoe, finger jointed stool
  • David Picciuto: Finished up front end geometry of go-kart build
  • Bob Clagett: Went camping, fishing, flying kites

What we're watching:

  • David's Pick of the Week: The Dick Cavett Show
  • Bob's Pick of the Week: The Gardening Channel With James Prigioni
  • Jimmy's Pick of the Week: Andrea Evans

Apr 10 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode 255: AND WE'RE LIVE!!!

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto do a live episode, streamed to YouTube… for no particular reason!

Apr 01 2020

1hr 4mins

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Episode 254: Inch everything along

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about how weird everything is right now, but how there’s good in it, if we look for it.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Taking care of the new chickens
  • David Picciuto: Making great progress
  • Bob Clagett: FINALLY CUT SOMETHING ON THE BRIDGEPORT!

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Mar 25 2020

1hr 3mins

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253: YouTube turns you into a potato

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about things to keep you productive while you’re stuck at home.

What we're working on

  • Jimmy Diresta: Spring cleaning on the farm, playing with a trumpet.
  • David Picciuto: Almost finished with go-kart chassis.
  • Bob Clagett: Did a video game prop, Hung out with Joel Berry (Tavin).

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Mar 20 2020

1hr 4mins

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252: Bad habits and baby voices

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

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Has been in Kansas City hosting Make48
  • David Picciuto: Bending tube for go-kart
  • Bob Clagett: Aquarium stand/credenza

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Mar 13 2020

1hr 4mins

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Episode 251: Wood and heavy metal-y

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This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about growth over time and only liking someone for a specific moment of their life.

What We're Working On

  • Jimmy Diresta: Working on a guitar modification and a restoration.
  • David Picciuto; Did stained glass but is going to try it again.
  • Bob Clagett: Made a steel organizer out of scrap steel.

Links:

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Mar 06 2020

1hr 5mins

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iTunes Ratings

1444 Ratings
Average Ratings
1246
163
16
7
12

Yes it’s the best

By jaeden designs woodworking - May 08 2020
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This show is the best I love everything about it always great conversation

Love the show

By Toastermonkey - May 04 2020
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Love everything about the show. But David’s “nose whistle” is get rough to listen to for an hour.