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The Modern Craftsman Podcast

The Modern Craftsman Podcast is a platform for professional craftsmen to tell real and relatable stories about the industry and market they live and work in. It is a free-flowing conversation that allows guests and hosts to dig deep into the challenges and successes faced in the field and dissect real-life situations. If you are a general contractor, carpenter, design professional, architect, project manager, or craftsman from across the nation this podcast will touch upon current issues in your field. Modern Craftsman guests include Norm Abrams, Gary Katz, Tom Silva, Brent Hull, Tim Uhler, Jeff Sweenor, Kevin O'conner, and many more! The show is hosted by Nick Schiffer, Tyler Grace, and Johnny Hourihan.

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#96 Project management with Christopher Quinn

Christopher Quinn is a Partner at Apex Projects based in New Canaan, CT.  Chris shares his past experience of working with a company for 13 years explaining why he stayed that long and why he left. The guys jump right into project management, finding ways to teach project management, and the struggles of ownership. Johnny and Tyler are back! Where to find our Guest: cmq_apexpps on Instagram apexpps.com Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

2hr 24mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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#93 Brent Hull talks craftsmanship

Brent Hull from Hull Millwork and Hull Homes joins the guys to talk about preserving homes, the hierarchy of moulding, when did the master-builder die, tipping the scales back to craftsmanship and much more. A must-listen for the romantics! This episode is sponsored by: Cape Cod Lumber is hosting the Build On Expo December 12th in Randolph, MA. Be sure to register for free at the link below. A full schedule of events featuring Finding Unicorns - Attracting Talent to Fill Your Skills Gap with Shawn Van Dyke, How can an Interior Designer add Value to your Next Project? with Amy Kearns & Brain Charron, and Attracting, Developing and Retaining Young Talent with The Modern Craftsman.  capecodlumber.com/build-on-expo Kuiken Brothers Classical Moulding Collection featuring over 70 historically accurate moulding profiles. All milled from poplar in stock with 16ft lengths. kuikenbrothers.com Where to find our Guest: @hullmillwork_hullhomes on Instagram hullmillwork.com Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

2hr 6mins

17 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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#98 Work-Life balance

On the outside, it may look like the guys have it all figured out but internally the guys are struggling with life just as much as anyone else. The guys jump into the struggle work-life balance creates and how to find solutions.  Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov 

1hr 47mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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#105 Spencer Lewis quality trim carpenter

Spencer Lewis the insider carpenter joins Nick and Tyler.  Where to find our guest: @insider_carpentry on Instagram. youtube.com/insidercarpentry Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

2hr 4mins

22 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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#111 Gary Katz the legend

Legendary carpenter Gary M Katz joins the guys. Gary shares that his true passion was writing fiction and fell into carpentry to support himself. He talks about losing everything, writing a book that changed his life, respecting yourself and SO MUCH more. Tune in for an instant classic! Where to find our guest: @garymkatz1 on Instagram. THISisCarpentry.com Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

2hr 37mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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#97 Attracting, developing and maintaining youth talent

Nick, Johhny, and Tyler sit down with moderator Tom Ellerbrook at the CCL Build on EXPO. The guys talk about attracting, developing, and maintaining youth talent with questions from a live audience of builders and contractors. Explaining their successes, failures and everything they've learned.  Where to find our Moderator: @profinder12 on Instagram Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

1hr 10mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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#107 Dan Arone joins

Dan Arone of Arone Brothers Development talks about investing, subcontractor management, procurement, and more.  Where to find our guest: @aronebrothers on Instagram. Where to find our hosts: Nick Schiffer @nsbuilders on Instagram and YouTube Tyler Grace @TRGHomeconcepts on Instagram John Hourihan @heresjohnnyh & @vintagebuilders on Instagram Follow The Modern Craftsman on Instagram @the.moderncraftsman Music: "Dessert" by Nate Gusakov  nategusakov.com

2hr 53mins

4 Mar 2020

Rank #7