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Making Geeks Podcast with Mark O’Keefe, Josh Price, Wes Swain and Shawn Jolicoeur

MAKING GEEKS is a podcast for people who are striving to find the balance between raising great kids and holding onto their creative passions that keep them SANE.

Whether it’s woodworking, prop building, 3D Printing, or gaming, we’re trying to make a new generation of geeks the best way we can… Legos, 80’s Cartoons and a heaping exposure of geek culture.


Making Geeks Ep 0124 “It’s a Maker Xmas”

With the holiday season in full swing, we talk about Xmas specific projects that we’re working on, how to get attention for products you’re selling, and some general advice for how to spread word of mouth to help sell those projects so you can keep the maker train rolling.

Notes: Support your local makers and your favorite podcasters.For Jolimakers (Shawn), 

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 0123 “OMG It’s Amazing Maker Handmade with Ashley”

Listen in while we geek out with this week’s guest, handmade with Ashley. We get into all topics of geek including retro Nintendo, Dungeons and Dragons, Disney remakes, and more.

Notes: Handmade with Ashley Instagram, YouTube, Website

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 0122 “Welcome to the World of Tomorrow”

What innovations and human achievements do you hope to see during your lifetime? Also play along with Donovan’s true or false quiz about fantastical(kind of) inventions…

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Making Geeks Ep 0121 “A New Challenger”

Donovan from the Once Upon a Workbench Youtube Channel is back again to quiz us about our geeky preferences, injuries, and embarrassing stories with our spouses. Be sure to listen in to hear a big announcement!!

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Making Geeks Ep 0120 “Generally Special”

Is it better to be a generalist or specialist. What are the pros and cons of each? Also be sure to check the YouTube video of the show to see Wes’s mega costume build and Josh’s devilishly good helmet prop.

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Making Geeks Ep 119 “Dirty Jokes and Paint”

This week were talking animation. We share some of our favorite animated shows and take about the rise of animated shows that are intended for adults.

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Making Geeks Ep 118 “The Maker Stock Exchange”

Wes is hanging out with Josh this week and do some reminiscing about how we built our network of maker acquaintances.

Notes: Shouts to Keith Decent, Daryl from the Broken Nerd, William Osman, Bobby Duke, Sarah Conner

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 117 “Printing in the 3rd Dimension”

3d Printing is quickly becoming a standard for many DIYers, so this week we breakdown some of the different technologies and their applications.

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Making Geeks Ep 116 “Branding Your Brand With Branding”

This week is all about branding and we have Donavan, from the newly branded “Once Upon a Workbench” to pick our brains about the process.

Notes: Into the SpiderVerse Trailer, Daredevil Season 3 Trailer

 

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Making Geeks Ep 115 “Our Crystal Balls”

This week we revisit some previous topics and see how our commentary and predictions hold up. Spoiler… We were eerily accurate on several occasions.

 

Notes: Captain Marvel Trailer

 

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Making Geeks Ep 114 “Choosing Projects”

How do you choose between the projects that are easy and the ones that are challenging and inevitably stretch our abilities.

 

Notes: Captain Marvel Trailer

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 113 “Rock Me Like a Hurricane”

In preparation for Hurricane Florence, Wes and the Making Geeks crew discuss how they prepare with a few tips and tricks for their own regional natural disasters

 

 

Notes: Daredevil Season 3 Teaser, Wes’ Instructables win for the Mario Kart NurseryDisney’s Society of Explorers and Adventurers, 48 Laws of Power,

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Making Geeks Ep 112 “Is there Anybody Out There”

Are we alone, or is E.T. staring at you through a car window? Listen in for a fun conversation about the universe, space travel, and movie nostalgia.

Notes: TED Talk “Where are all the Aliens”, The E.T. Sequel that almost was

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Making Geeks Ep 111 “No Good Title”

Is there an activity or career path that you are against your kids following? And if you’ve ever been waiting to hear someone geek out about Excel, this is your episode.

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Making Geeks Ep 110 “Help Wanted”

The current state of job hunting is hard. What are the new expectations of resumes, cover letters and new job training? How do you try to stand out from the competition and get the job you want?

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 109 “Maker IP”

How far can you modify something before it is no longer the same as the original? How do you protect your designs and creations. How many river tables have you made?

Notes: Wes’ Mario Kart Nursery Instructable

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Making Geeks Ep 108 “The Right to Print Arms”

We get topical talking about the recent decision to allow the the digital distribution of plans for a 3D printed gun. Is this a concern, how does this affect the maker community?

Notes: Read this guide to 3D printed Guns, Rebrickable.com, Oculus Go

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Making Geeks Ep 107 “For the Thrill of It”

A family trip to the theme park is a long practiced American Tradition, how do we deal with the long lines, overpriced food, and vomit inducing rides, listen to this week’s episode to find out.

 

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Making Geeks Ep 106 “What’s Your Date Night?”

With work, full-time parenthood, and everything in between, how do you spend that special time with your significant other?

 

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Making Geeks Ep 105 “Storming Some Brains”

We all run into roadblocks or challenges on projects and today we attempt to lend each other a hand in solving some of those issues. Notes: We want to hear from you! Please check out makinggeeks.com/survey to provide some feedback and possibly earn some cool swag in return!

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Making Geeks Ep 104 “Solo-ing through the Galaxy”

Mark sounds like a Wookie and is out this week, so the rest of the crew tries to pilot their way through a treacherous review of Solo – A Star Wars Story.

Notes: We want to hear from you! Please check out makinggeeks.com/survey to provide some feedback and possibly earn some cool swag in return!

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 103 “Parental Interneting”

This week we wish Wes a happy birthday, make fun of old man Shawn and talk about our parents and family’s struggle to keep up with changes in technology

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Making Geeks Ep 102 “OMG It’s Maker Andrew Setters”

Here about Andrew’s experience making shoes, hacking an Elmo doll, and as his time aboard the Millennium Falcon.

Notes: Andrew Setters on YouTube

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep 101 “Fairies, Friends, and Green Shirts”

Back to civilian life, we discuss the good, the bad, and the friendships of Maker Faire 2018…and Snapships

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Making Geeks Ep 100 “2018 Maker Faire Live Show”

This is the recording of our 2018 Bay Area Maker Faire Live Show **Quick note: The show was recorded live on location and some background noise and clipped audio.

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Making Geeks Ep0099 “To Infinity and Beyond”

We invited Darrel back from the Broken Nerd Youtube channel to take part in our spoilercast of Avengers: Infinity War. Who’s ready for Corn Flakes?

Notes: Be sure to check out all of Darrel’s work: Broken Nerd YouTube, Darrel’s Tested Adventure with Adam Savage, Darrel’s Make Videos

 

 

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Making Geeks Ep0098 “Fighting the Spork in the Road”

Mark and Shawn are currently at some professional crossroads and look to the group for some recommendations and guidance. Listen in to see if were Forked or realize there is no spoon. And be sure to listen to the end of the show for an announcement that we can’t stop Geeking Out about!

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Making Geeks Ep0097 “You’re Such a Character”

Join us in this lighthearted hypothetical question? If you could be any cartoon character, who would you be and why?

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Making Geeks Ep0096 “I Can See Clearly Now”

What is a game, movie, or experience that you had as a kid, that you now see different as an adult? Dark Crystal anyone?

Notes:Wes’s video previewing the maker possibilities for Nintendo Labo, Check out Mark’s new digs, aka Website Asylum-3d.com 

 

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Making Geeks Ep0095 “Embracing the Matrix of Leadership”

How do we embrace the idea of leadership in the many facets of what we do: as fathers, community representatives, and in our professions? We have some great tips and stories about our experiences to share with you.

 

 

Notes:Wes’s video previewing the maker possibilities for Nintendo Labo, Check out Mark’s new digs, aka Website Asylum-3d.com

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Making Geeks Ep0094 “MidWeek Geek: Social Makers”

In this midweek presentation of the making geeks podcast, we get a little topical discussing the potential impact of the Facebook allegations on the maker community and what that could mean for all social media interaction.

 

Notes: Shawn’s Podcast for Makers Interview

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Making Geeks Episode 93 “PriceCrafting”

How do you price for a craft fair? Do you prefer commissions or vendor events? How can you maximize your bottom line? Get out your notebooks, we’ve got some tips for you.

Notes: Go check out our friend Darrell for the Broken Nerd YouTube Channel hang out with maker royalty, aka Adam Savage!

 

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Making Geeks Episode 92 “Dice, Luck, and Cardboard”

If you want a “Clue” you might get caught in the “Crossfire”, while building your “Monopoly”. This week we’re tackling board games.

 

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 91 “Bill and Ted’s Maker Faire”

If you could go back in time and pick any historical figure to accompany you to Maker Faire this year, who would it be?

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 90 “Project Bananas”

Recorded during a livestream, Mark opens a mystery package and we revisit the question about dream projects with a few additional conditions.

 

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Making Geeks Episode 89 “Projects and Loyalty”

“What are your dream projects” and “Are we brand loyal?”. Listen in to hear our responses and more! – Recorded during our YouTube Live Stream.

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 88 “The 3 Laws of Dad”

Today we have special guest Matt Regonini from the Never Not Making YouTube Channel. We cover just about everything in this packed episode, from Matt’s background as a designer to how not to squash your kid’s creativity.

Notes: Matt Regonini’s YouTube Channel, Lost in Space Trailer, Tyler Edberg’s Stop Motion Lego Video, Toy Galaxy YouTube Channel

 

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Making Geeks Episode 87 “Catatonic Crane”

This week’s episode is a smorgasbord of weirdness involving everything from childhood shenanigans to Josh’s epic Tae Kwon Do battle.

Notes: I am the Beardless Man YouTube Channel, Wes’ Yoda  Custom Paint, Shawn’s IG Drawing Series, Mark’s New Minion (X-Carve), Josh’s new house adventures.

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Making Geeks Episode 86 “Test Your Geek Live Show”

Donavan from the “I am the Beardless Man” Youtube channel is back again to test our knowledge of all things geek while live streaming on YouTube. Play along and see how you score against Shawn, Josh, Wes, and Mark.

 

Notes: Infinity War Trailer, Maker Faire Bay Area

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Making Geeks Episode 85 “Tron All the Things”

Josh is back from WorkBench Con with all sorts of cool info and advice for content creators who want to better connect with companies and advertisers. And for some reason, he’s really excited about paint!

Notes: The Third Industrial Revolution, Marks new 3D Scan, Wes’ Twitch Stream

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 84 “OMG It’s Darrell from the Broken Nerd YouTube Channel”

Darrell from the Broken Nerd YouTube channel joins us this week to tell us about his experience in 3D printing and how he makes his incredible projects come to life. Everyone should go check out his work right now…after the podcast.

Notes: Broken Nerd YouTube Channel, Shawn’s new articleMark’s CNC enclosure progress

**This Week’s Episode Sponsored by AJ Huff’s Spire Pen help the show and AJ Kickstart this cool pen at SpirePen.com/makinggeeks **

  

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Making Geeks Episode 83 “The Desire to be a Full-Time Maker”

With news of more and more people announcing that they’ve decided to become full-time makers, we pause to reflect on our own aspirations as content creators and makers have changed.

 

**This Week’s Episode Sponsored by AJ Huff’s Spire Pen help the show and AJ Kickstart this cool pen at SpirePen.com/makinggeeks **

  

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Making Geeks Episode 82 “We are all Stardust”

This week- Josh, Wes, Mark, and Shawn talk about how the recent Space X Falcon Heavy launch is essential to inspiring a whole new generation of dreamers.

Notes: Falcon Heavy Launch, Falcon Heavy Live Feed, Ben Heck Show, Solo Trailer

 

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Making Geeks Episode 81 “Maker Evolutions”

With Maker Faire only a few months away, Josh, Shawn, and Mark talk about the explosion of maker coventions and events that have been great for exposure to the public, but has also separated the group in some interesting ways. And Wes… well he’s knee deep in buffets, sea sick tourists, and Bare Naked Ladies…

Notes: Prusa I3 MK2, My Life In Monsters Vice Special, Ant Man and the Wasp Trailer

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Making Geeks Episode 80 “The Toys that Made Us”

Description: Get onboard the nostalgia train once again while we spend an entire episode geeking out about the new Netflix show “The Toys that Made Us”

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Making Geeks Episode 79 “OMG It’s Writer and Maker Caleb Kraft”

Description: Josh is out sick, but we have a very special guest filling in. We have Senior Editor for Make: Magazine, Mr. Caleb Kraft with us as we discuss Nintendo’s latest news regarding their games to life product, Nintendo Labo.

Notes: Nintendo Labo, Make Magazine

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 78 “So you wanna be a YouTube star”

Description: In this episode we discuss how being a content creator potentially limits skill as a maker and how much the video process gets in the way of what our current motivations are with our own channels.

Notes: Andrew Setters Elmo Video, Jay Bates YouTube, Jimmy DiResta YouTube, Shawn’s CNC Video, Wes’ Make Article

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Making Geeks Episode 77 “Throw it in Neutral”

Description: We recorded this before the holidays, but just releasing it now. This episode is focused on the impact of net neutrality along with all the possible effects of the ruling.

Notes: Magic Leap, Net Neutrality Info 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 76 “Llamas and Hedgehogs”

Description: With Christmas over, it’s time to review our 2017 predictions and set the stage for what we want to accomplish in 2018. Happy New year everyone!

Notes: Play it Forward Car Game, Shawn’s new article site, and Mark’s adventures in 3D Scanning/Printing

 

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Making Geeks Episode 75 “The Last Jedi Spoilercast with Bob Clagett”

Description: Throw on your favorite white, black, or… grey cloak as we look for the balance in this week’s spoilercast of the Last Jedi with our good friend Bob Clagett

Notes:Check out Bob’s new book, “Making Time”, Shawn’s new article site, and Mark’s adventures in 3D Scanning/Printing

 

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Making Geeks Episode 74 “Peaks and Uncanny Valleys”

Description: Wes, is a land lover once again, Josh is thawing his pipes while we discuss the odd look of photo realistic effects in feature films.

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Making Geeks Episode 73 “OMG it Maker and Long Time Supporter Seth Williams”

Description: This week we do a round robin of questions with our special guest about current events, technology, and trying to find maker groups in the real world.

Notes: Shawn’s writing site Synapsesandlollipops, Bobby Duke’s YouTube, Seth’s Williams Instagram

 

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Making Geeks Episode 72 “Hammer Time – The Spoilercast of Thor Ragnarok”

Description: **Spoilers Ahead** This week we talk about the much anticipated “Thor Ragnarok”. We do discuss several spoilers, so be warned if you have not seen the film yet.

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Making Geeks Episode 71 “Kid Engineering”

Description: As parents, we are constantly looking for ways to get our kids into making, building and inventing. Listen to our starter list for intro building and engineering projects for kids

**Send us your project recommendations!**

Notes: Little Bits, Goldie Blox, K’NEX, The HomeSchool Scientist

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Making Geeks Episode 70 “It’s So Easy”

Description: Are you bad at something that everyone finds easy, or maybe you are really good at something that is complicated for everyone else. Listen in to hear our flaws and special skills

 

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 69 “Halloweenie”

Description: Double, double toil and trouble; the Making Geeks Crew talks about ghost stories, past Halloween Costumes, Candy, and Josh is still afraid of Clown… Red Balloons not welcome

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 68 “Where did they get such wonderful…”

toyrusDescription: Remember when you wanted to be a Toys R Us kid? Well, that might become a distant memory now that the famed toy store filed chapter 11. Is Amazon going to be the one site to rule them all?

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 67 “Chew on This!”

IMG_6774Description: This week, our stomachs do the talking as we pontificate about cooking routines, the best food, the strangest food, and the worst food we’ve tried./span>

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing Star Trek Inlay Video

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 66 “Let’s Talk About That”

Ep66Description: We try not to talk about current events or politically polarizing topics, but this one was hard to avoid. So bear with us and listen in as we discuss the our different and hopefully even handed perspectives on the Vegas incident and US. gun ownership

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing Stamp Carving Video

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Making Geeks Episode 65 “OMG It’s Artist and Maker Bobby Duke”

mauihookDescription: To round out our month of makers, this week’s episode features artist and maker extraordinaire, Bobby Duke. Bobby tells of his early experiences carving, his love of reptiles, and gives us a sneak preview of some other projects in the works. Oh, and Wes gets excited about a tetanus shot… We’re confused too.

Notes: Bobby Duke’s YouTube – You need to watch the Maui Hook Video.. and all the other ones

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Making Geeks Episode 64 “Be Like Water”

Bruce-Lee-Be-Like-WaterDescription: What do you do when you come to that metaphorical fork in the road, or when things do no go as planned? This week, we talk about those moments that we all face and how we decide to take that next uncomfortable step.

Notes: Keith Decent’s Instagram, show hims some love, Wes’ New CNC Controller Video

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Making Geeks Episode 63 “OMG It’s Master Craftsman Andy Birkey”

birkeyDescription: This week we are in the presence of greatness as we talk with the one and only Andy Birkey about the restoration of Gothic Churches, the need to use all of the tools you have at your disposal, and whether or not customers should know how an item was made.

Notes: Birkey’s Website, Birkey’s YouTube, The Craftsman TED Talk,

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 62 “OMG It’s Maker and FilmMaker Donovan from the Beardless Man youTube Channel”

photoDescription: This week we welcome, Donovan from the Beardless Man YouTube Channel as he berates us about our geek status and challenges us to a game he calls, “Beat the Geek”

Notes: The Beardless Man YouTube Channel, The Art of Geek Challenge, GeekBuilders Creation Crate Review

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Making Geeks Episode 61 “OMG It’s Maker and Artist Keith Decent”

firefly-castDescription: For this week’s episode we play a game called “I have never____” with our special guest Keith Decent. 

Notes: Keith Decent YouTube, Half Decent Comics, Sean Hogan music, Shawn’s Cameo with Fun with Woodworking 

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Making Geeks Episode 60 “Health and Happiness”

healthDescription: As a result of joining in on a group dietbet, we discuss our methods and issues with trying to stay healthy as husbands, fathers, and working professionals.

Notes: Keith Decent YouTubeMario Kart Arcade

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Making Geeks Episode 59 “It Came from the Future”

vintage_robotDescription: This week, we hop in our Deloreans and talk about the fantastical and practical future tech that we wish was here right now!

Notes: Sara Conner’s Wartooth Designs, Wartooth Designs Twitch Page, Todd McFarlane Complex Magazine Interview

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Making Geeks Episode 58 “OMG It’s Sara from Wartooth Designs”

Screen Shot 2017-08-05 at 12.00.06 AMDescription: This week we welcome our special guest Sara from Wartooth Designs and listen to her story of working through doubt, taking chances, and landing her dream job

Notes: Wartooth Designs, Shawn’s Potting Station Video, Voltron Lego Set

 

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Making Geeks Episode 57 “Looking for a Group”

ep5-2Description: This week’s episode evaluates the current state and future of a popular Facebook Maker Group. We also discuss concepts like exclusivity, decorum, and expectations of online interactions

 

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Making Geeks Episode 56 “Spiderman Homecoming Spoilercast”

spider-man-homecomingDescription: Does the 2nd reboot of everyone’s favorite friendly neighborhood Spiderman live up to the hype? We answer that question and more in this spoilercast.

Notes: Josh’s RV Black Tank’s Video, Shawn’s Headphone Stand Video

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Making Geeks Episode 55 “Crystal Balls”

labyrinth-jareth-ball 33Description: **NSFW**Today, we peer into our crystal balls to figure out what challenges we anticipate for our kids as they get older and how we can best prepare them.

 

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Making Geeks Episode 54 “That’s a Bad Idea”

sit_beamDescription: Workshop blunders, adolescent shenanigans, and just overall bad ideas are the topic of this week’s show.
Notes: Neil Blomkamp’s Rakka, Shawn’s Wonder Woman Light Video

 

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Making Geeks Episode 53 “Risky Business”

risky 2Description: What risks have you taken, what risks have you not taken- why? And we congratulate Josh on his new journey, find out what it is!
Notes: Michael Lawing’s response video , InHumans Trailer, Breath of the Wild DLCWes’ Frostmourne Modeling Videos

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 52 “Set it Free”

ip_info 2Description: Personal production and replication has wreaked havoc on our antiquated IP laws, we weigh in from multiple perspectives
Notes: Joel Telling’s Lawsuit Video, Wes’ Frostmourne Modeling Videos, Bobby Duke’s Carved Pencil Sword

 

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Making Geeks Episode 51 “Some Fresh Perspective”

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Description: This week’s episode is focused on perspective and how other people perceive what we do as podcasters and makers
Notes: Shawn’s Soda Can Robot Video

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags, and AJ Huff


Making Geeks Episode 50 “1 Year Anniversary Live Show”

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Description: Our 1 year Anniversary Episode was streamed live on YouTube. Listen in as we tell the origin story of the podcast and attempt to field all the off the wall comments from the livestream **Click here to see the live stream**
Notes: Shawn’s Makezine Article, Shawn’s Henry Rollings Quote Video

 

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Making Geeks Episode 49 “Critical Hit”

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Description: This week, the guys talk about the importance of criticism and its effects on the maker community.

Notes: Shawn’s Makezine Article, Josh’s new travel video, Lemony Snicket on NetFlix

 

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Making Geeks Episode 48 “All’s Faire”

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Notes: Place and ItemsInstructables, Shaper Origin, Ono 3D Printer, Microsoft Hololens, HTC Vive, ShowBiz Pizza, Maker Faire. PeopleWilliam Lutes Reclaimed Audio, Peter Brown, Justin Sparks, Izzy Swan, Bob Clagett, Andy Birkey, Sean Farbolin, Chad Grosklags, Bernie Solo

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Making Geeks Episode 47 “Sit and Spin”

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Description: Mark’s Finger Explodes, Josh still wants to go to space, and Wes and Shawn are headed to Maker Faire. And this week’s topic: Fidget Spinners, harmless toy or gateway to delinquency?

Notes: Giaco WhateverShawn’s Geeking Out Video, Maker Faire Bay Area, Tamogochi, Pencil Fighting, Slap Bracelets

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 46 “Maker Powers Unite”


ep46Description: If you could pick 5 Makers to create the best build team possible, who would you choose? Vote for your favorite team

Notes: Josh’s Trip to the Kennedy Space Center, Bobby Duke, Wes modeling Frostmourne

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The Maker Teams: Voting Will Open Soon

Team Josh

Team Mark

Team Wes

Team Shawn

Frank Howarth Elon Musk, Izzy Swan Jimmy DiResta
Adam Savage The Engineer Guy  William Ossman Ben Uyeda
Grant Imahara Jaime Hyneman Jeff Highsmith Ben Heck
Rebecca DeGroot Simone, Giertz James Bruton Bill Doran (Punished Props),
Alec Steele Tori Belleci Primitive Technology Nick Offerman

 


Making Geeks Episode 45 “Stealing It”


The_Riddler_3Description: In an attempt to lighten the mood from the last episode, we are “borrowing” a segment from another podcast- please enjoy our round table of fun questions and answers.

Notes: Wes’ Geeksmithing Channel Trailer, EvanTube


Making Geeks Episode 44 “Don’t Trust the Sweater Vest”


parentsDescription: We get a little topical in this episode as we discuss the ethics and fall out of a YouTube channel that features a family who plays pranks on their kids. Go give your kids a big hug after hearing this episode.

Notes: Wes’ Geeksmithing Channel Trailer, EvanTube, We will not link to the channel we discussed, but you can search for it at your own discretion on YouTube


Making Geeks Episode 43 “Summer’s Eve”

brand buildingDescription: How do promote yourself online and in person without sounding pompous and annoying? We also announce the winner of the custom Making Geeks Notebook Giveaway!

Notes: William Osman YouTube, The Last Jedi Trailer, GeekSmithing Egg Decorating Robot


Making Geeks Episode 42 “2017 Summer Movie Preview”



summermovieDescription:
 Listen in as we geek out about all of the big summer movies coming out this year. Which ones are we excited to see? Find out now.

Notes: 


Making Geeks Episode 41 “The Doubt Monster”


doubtDescription: Josh and Wes recap the Atlanta Wood Working show and we talk about how to tackle the doubt monster. What do you do when you start to doubt your actions and decisions as a father, maker, and provider?

Notes: Danielle Hughes Go Fund Me


Making Geeks Episode 40 “The Social Network”

ep40TNDescription: Josh and Wes are on location at the Missing Digit Woodshop for Atlanta Wood Working show as we talk about the ins and outs of networking. Listen in for surprise visits from Andy Birkey, Tony Rouleau, and Chris Dixon

Notes: Andy Birkey #BlameBirkey, Tony Rouleau’s Hillview Wood and Metal,  Joel Crawford’s Missing Digit Woodshop, Chris Dixon, Shawn’s Burrito Repair Kit


Making Geeks Episode 39 “A Particular Set of Skills”

skillsDescription: This week we discuss the maker, dad, and life skills that are often overlooked and undervalued, oh and Josh talks about his man crush

Notes: Josh’s MakerCast InterviewBrain Candy LiveCornell Note Taking, MakingGeeks Patreon


Making Geeks Episode 38 “Title Fight”


maker_edDescription: How do we justify using the title of Maker as opposed to all the other titles for creating objects, content, and experiences?

Notes: Josh’s MakerCast InterviewGeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch


Making Geeks Episode 37 “Get on the Bus”

missedDescription: What do you do when you feel opportunity is passing you by? We tackle this question and more.

Notes: GeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch


Making Geeks Episode 36 “You Asked We Answered”



questionsDescription:
 This is a special Q n A episode of the podcast. Listen in as we attempt to answer the wide variety of questions that our listeners have thrown at us.

Notes: GeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch, Mallrats


Making Geeks Episode 35 “You Gotta Work It”



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 Does work get in the way of making? How do schedule your day so that you maintain that balance your creative passions that keep you sane? We try to answer that and more

Notes: Izzy Swan (The Social Media Embassador, Josh’s hidden game console video, Shawn’s Infinity Heart Video


Making Geeks Episode 34 “With Great Power”


safetyDescription: Creating Content online is like dealing with the wild west. What responsibilities do we have to our audiences?

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 33 “Scribble Me This”

FullSizeRenderDescription: This week we are joined by the Scroll Saw Scribbler himself, Mr. Justin Christensen. We get some insight into his process, inspiration, and some plans for future projects that are pretty BA

Notes: Justin Christensen the Scroll Saw Scribbler, Justin on Facebook, Dell Dracula, Josh’s RV Workshop Video, Wes’ Twitch Stream


Making Geeks Episode 32 “The $80 Hustle”

 

moneyDescription: Let’s talk about cold hard cash. What revenue streams are we using and how are we currently trying to earn through making.

Notes: Justin Christensen the Scroll Saw Scribbler


Making Geeks Episode 31 “Man Down”


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We’re a man down since Josh got pulled into a special work schedule, so Shawn, Wes, and Mark get to some nostalgic talk about video games.

Notes: Scorched Earth, The Legend of Kyrandia


Making Geeks Episode 30 “I’m Not the Only One”

fowl_flipoff_1Description:**Warning NSFW Language** Brian Gordon creator of Fowl Language Comics joins us to talk about all matters of the struggles and laughter of self employment and parenting, which does often require some, FOWL LANGUAGE

Notes: Brian Gordon – Fowl Language Comics, Brian’s Book, Brian’s Patreon


Making Geeks Episode 29 “When I Grow Up”

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Description:What did you want to be when you grow up? How close did you come to your original dreams? We answer those questions and more this week. #easlier

Notes: Escape Rooms, Brian Gordon – Fowl Language Comics, Monoprice 3d Printer


Making Geeks Episode 28 “In the Future”

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Description:Welcome to 2017! Listen in as we reflect on 2016 and layout our plans for what we have in store for the New Year

Notes: Keith Decent – Site / YouTube, FunWithWoodWorking,


Making Geeks Episode 27 “OMG Rogue One Spoilercast with Bob Clagett”

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Description:Spoiler Warning: This is a spoiler heavy review of Rogue One, listen in as we geek out over the latest installment of the Star Wars Saga

Notes: Rogue One Trailer, ILikeToMakeStuff, Bob’s Shore Trooper Helmet, Film Theory Rogue One Prediction


Making Geeks Episode 26 “Merry Geekmas”

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Description:In our first Holiday episode, we talk about holiday traditions and geek gift recommendations

Notes: Beanboozled Challenge, National Association of Self Employed, Prusa MKII 3D Printer, Shawn’s article about “MakingIt100” in Boston,


Making Geeks Episode 25 “That’s a Wrap”

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Description: Listen in as we recap all of the fun and shenanigans from our live show in Boston! #WheresWes

Notes: MakingIt,


Making Geeks Episode 24 “Making it Strange: Review of Dr. Strange”

Description: Warning!!! **Spoilers** The Making Geeks Crew review the film Dr. Strange in all of its wonder and weirdness. Shambala!!!

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren, Peter Brown, Check out Wes’ Concrete Thwomp, MakingIt


Making Geeks Episode 23 “Squirrel Ninjas and the Friend Zone”


friendshipDescription: Making friends as an adult is strange and weird, listen to how we deal with this awkward phenomenon and the awkwardness continues as we loosen our belts and get ready for the holiday feasts coming out way. Happy Thanksgiving!

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren, Peter Brown, Check out Wes’ Concrete Thwomp, MakingIt


Making Geeks Episode 22 “Reaching for the Finish Line”

finishlineDescription: Join us and Josh’s sexy voice as we talk about the endless problem of finding the motivation to finish projects and follow through on long gestating builds.

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren,


Making Geeks Episode 21 “OMG It’s Maker and Inventor Izzy Swan”


funnydinosaurs0020_oDescription: Listen is as we dive into the creative mind of Izzy Swan as we discuss all matters of making, drill, and dinosaurs…. lots of dinosaurs

Notes: Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Peter Galbert Chairmaker, Mike and Lauren,


Making Geeks Episode 20 “Pooped out Pet Peeves”

1437135051-96460d7ddf9846477785d926d989e4ee-600x322Description: Come laugh with us as we talk about what grinds out gears and Josh figures out how to clean his pipes.

Notes: The Godfather  Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Boss Makes a dollar Elmo, Nintendo Switch, Instead of linking to The Walking Dead


Making Geeks Episode 19 “Getting All Jelly”


mg_19_tnDescription: This week we talk about the effects of jealousy on work, life, and motivations. Oh, and be careful what you tweet, your students might read them back to you.

Notes: The Incredible Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Boss Makes a dollar Elmo, Nintendo Switch, Instead of linking to The Walking Dead


Making Geeks Episode 18 “OMG It’s The 3D Printing Nerd Joel Telling!”


ep18Description:
 The inimitable 3D Printing Nerd Joel Telling joins us this week to talk about 3D printing and it’s far reaching impact in manufacturing, education, family, and pancakes?

Notes: Joel Telling’s Channel, Ultimaker 3D Printer, Prusa 3D Printer, 5 Minute Lego ChallengeWes’ USB Thwomp Project, Josh’s RV Renovation Video, Mark’s Turntable Progress


Making Geeks Episode 17 “Secret Identities”


garfieldDescription:
 Do you wear a mask? Do you have a secret identity? Has social media and trying to grow your brand turned you into someone else? We work through these questions and more.

Notes: Print the Legend Documentary, Stay at Home Dad’s Convention, Josh’s Future 3D Printer, Joel Telling, Fatherly


Making Geeks Episode 16 “Making Progress”


progressDescription:
 Josh talks evacuation, we reflect on the wives podcast, Wes makes a big announcement, and stay away from Walmart
Notes: Vex Robotics, KickSat Personal Satellite, MakerCast with Jon Berard,  Maker Faire, The P.I. Workshop RV Adventure, Shawn’s Viking Vision Interview


Making Geeks Episode 15 “Ladies Night”

ladies-nightDescription: The tables have turned and the ladies have taken over the podcast. Listen in as the Making Geeks wives discuss all matters of parenting, making, and geeking out

Notes: Maker Faire, The P.I. Workshop RV Adventure, Mark’s Thingiverse Page,  Wes’ Instructables Page, Shawn’s Instagram


Making Geeks Episode 14 “Struggling with the Unexpected”


vr9tpobDescription: 
Life is challenging. Listen in as we discuss our current struggles with learning to adult.

Notes: Iphone 7, Google Pixel Phone, Wes’ Instructables page, Shawn’s hydrodipping video


Making Geeks Episode 13 “Nostalgia on the Road”


nostalgiaDescription:
This week, Josh broadcasts from a Hotel Pantry as we discuss how nostalgia impacts us as fathers, makers, and geeks.

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 12 “Epoxy and Potpourri”


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This week we are joined by the esteemed Peter Brown as we tackle gaming with our kids, hating on the new Star Trek, and how Peter got started as a maker..

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 11 “Unplanned Skills”

mythbusters-discoveryDescription: Skunk problems, spaceship changing tables, ripping on Ben Affleck, and stand up comedy- just another episode of Making Geeks!

Notes: Wes’ awesome Spaceship changing table, Josh’s 5th Wheel Adventure, a helpful guide about skunks, info about the legendary George Carlin (discretion is advised)


Making Geeks Episode 10 “Balance in the Force”

apeDescription: With being fathers, geeks, makers, and everything in between, how do we keep everything in balance? Listen to this week’s episode to find out how. Oh, and Wes can sleep through a Jet landing….. literally!

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 9 “Oh the Places You’ll Go!”

vacationDescription: With summer coming to a close soon, the guys talk about their most memorable vacations spots and some that they still want to visit. We also announce the winner of the Adam Savage Poster Giveaway!

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 8 “No Pants”

** Enter to win the Adam Savage’s Toolbox Poster – Just Answer the following Question: What was Wes’ first job ?

Send the Answer through your favorite social media, or send it through the contact page on the website : For Twitter For Instagram**
job2Description: 
Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, Fun Jobs. Learn who dressed up as a giant rat, lit carnival prizes on fire, and who can paint lighthouses like no other. Tune in for a great episode.

Notes:  SevenEves by Neal Stevenson || Homeplace Creations


Making Geeks Episode 7 “Winging It”


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After a week off, we are back with a new episode and a new format. With no script or agenda we talk about all matters of comic con, Josh’s new adventure and creepy Lego People.

Notes: Frank Ippolito Lego Head, Dynamen, MASK Cartoon


Making Geeks Episode 6 “Video Games and Fire Butts”


videogamesDescription: 
This week we discuss the phenomenon of Pokemon Go and delve deep into the effect of video games on our lives including how we view them now as parents, complete with questions, concerns, and recommendations.

Notes: Indie Game the Movie , Mario Paint , Call of Duty Helping Veterans


Making Geeks Episode 5 “Toilet Sensor and the Maker Movement”

toiletDescription: This week we tackle the idea of the Maker Movement- what it means and how it has impacted us all, even if we are just idiots with screwdrivers

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 4 “We Like to Watch Stuff”

bttfDescription: This week we are joined by Bob Clagett from I like to Make Stuff as we discuss movies and fatherhood. Listen in and find out who is afraid of clowns, who is afraid of a geek classic, and who should have their geek card revoked.

Notes:


Making Geeks Episode 3 “Dreaming of Buttons”

shuttleDescription: This week we discuss all of our dream builds and what is possibly preventing us from seeing those builds through…Except for Wes- Listen to find out why.

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Making Geeks Episode 2 “Attack of the Influences”

Description: This episode focuses on our past experiences and how they influenced us to be makers – Full of 80’s nostalgia and plenty of “Geeking Out”


Making Geeks Episode 1 “Hello World”

Description: In our debut podcast, we introduce ourselves to the world, discuss and what it is like to munch on a chocolate Diresta. What’s a Diresta?