Conversations with makers, artists, and other creative people.


Oct. 1, 2021

Jimmy DiResta's approach to making anything. (Ep 13)

Jimmy DiResta has been a staple in the YouTube maker community for the past decade, working with all kinds of materials, tools, and techniques including woodworking, metalworking, leatherwork, and lately digital fabrication. His most popular videos...

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Sept. 24, 2021

Roy Underhill and The Woodwright's Shop (Ep 12)

Long before YouTube, back before most people even had an email address, Roy Underhill set the stage for what a woodworking show might look like. Roy has been the host of The Woodwright's Shop for 39 seasons, beginning in 1979, …

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Sept. 17, 2021

From cop to furniture maker: Matt Outlaw of 731 Woodworks (Ep 11)

On this episode, I talked to Matt Outlaw of 731 Woodworks, who recently quit his job as a state trooper to become a YouTuber. We also discussed the business of woodworking and how to sell the projects you make. Visit …

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Sept. 10, 2021

The business of building fine furniture. Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood W…

On October 18 2006, Marc Spagnuolo made YouTube history when he posted his first video on a channel he called The Wood Whisperer. His woodworking is some of the best in the business, showcasing beautifully crafted furniture, using a combination …

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Sept. 3, 2021

Simple, approachable DIY: Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds. (Ep 9)

Modern Builds has become a leading channel showcasing practical, highly approachable DIY projects made mostly with a modest set of power tools and construction grade lumber. He uses a variety of techniques and materials including woodworking...

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Aug. 27, 2021

Matthias Wandel. The most viewed woodworking channel on YouTube (Ep …

With over half a billion views, Matthias Wandel maintains the largest woodworking channel on YouTube, He is the foremost expert on making his own woodworking machines, including a homemade jointer, a tablesaw, 3 different belt sanders, a...

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Aug. 20, 2021

Designing sleek furniture. Chris Salomone (Ep 7)

Chris Salomone of Four Eyes Furniture designs furniture with clean lines and interesting, sometimes complex shapes. He's a very skilled woodworker, but his passion lies in design. Chris's Four Eyes Woodworking channel: Welcome to the Woodshop:...

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Aug. 13, 2021

Jonathan Katz-Moses. Are robots the future of woodworking? (Ep 6)

In June, 2015 Jonathan Katz-Moses began posting videos showcasing his handmade jewelry boxes and a couple years later was the king of the dovetail joint. He designed the magnetic dovetail jig that makes it easy for anyone to hand cut …

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Aug. 6, 2021

BIG Epoxy, with Cam Anderson of Blacktail Studio (Ep 5)

Cam Anderson is a former helicopter pilot who has been posting woodworking videos on his channel Blacktail Studio since 2018. Cam’s YouTube channel is all about going big! Big wood slabs, big epoxy tables and big money. He is the …

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July 30, 2021

Are tradespeople becoming extinct? Ethan James of The Honest Carpente…

Ethan James is a former contractor who's brought more than 20 years of professional experience and knowledge to his YouTube channel, The Honest Carpenter. In fact, he's one of the few YouTubers with actual real world work experience. His...

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July 23, 2021

Ben Uyeda from Homemade Modern (Ep 3)

Since 2013 Ben Uyeda has been making all kinds of things using all kinds of materials from the Maker Ranch in the desert and posting videos on his channel, Homemade Modern. The range of things he makes is amazing….from DIY …

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July 22, 2021

Jason Hibbs of Bourbon Moth (Ep 2)

In this episode of The Woodworking Talk show, I talked with Jason Hibbs from Bourbon Moth Woodworking. Check out his channel at

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July 20, 2021

Shara McCuiston of Shara Woodshop Diaries (Ep 1)

Welcome to the first episode of THE WOODWORKING TALK SHOW! To kick off this series, I chatted with Shara McCuiston of Shara Woodshop Diaries Shara's been producing YouTube videos for 4 years and has an amazing channel filled with big …

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