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Maker Jimmy DiResta taking off regular glasses and stylishly putting on sunglasses

Jimmy Diresta Talks Youtube

With pencils, stencils, and his trusty bandsaw, Jimmy inspires makers everywhere.

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This Clever Alarm Tells You When Your Favorite Maker Posts A New Video

Wesley Treat is a big fan of Jimmy Diresta. When he was at Jimmy’s shop visiting, he happened to notice one of Diresta’s notorious spray paint stencils sitting around, so he swiped it with this hillarious homage in mind. Now, any time Jimmy Diresta posts a new video, Wesley’s workshop gets an ear shattering “notification” […]

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Introducing Make:Rewind, A Video Series From Our Vaults

While cleaning the deepest darkest corners of our office, we uncovered an ancient cobweb covered box, locked with rusty cast iron locks. After a lengthy experiment with lock picking, involving various experts and ne’er-do-wells, we cracked it open to discover a plethora of videos that were never published to our youtube stream. We are happy […]

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DiResta Builds a Canoe

Follow along as Jimmy DiResta builds a gorgeous 15′ wooden canoe.

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Tips of the Week: Wire Tunnels, Paint as Glue, and the Big Gulp Syndrome

Running wire under walkways, ordering parts on eBay, and some cool woodworking jigs.

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Terrific Tips from the DiRestas and Darbin Orvar

15 super-handy shop tips, tricks, and shortcuts from three top makers.

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What I Learned from the “MakingIt” Live Podcast Event

The event was a live meetup and celebration of the 100th episode of the podcast “MakingIt” with Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett, and David Picciuto

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