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The Miniviews series

This series profiles a wide variety of makers, asking these talented individuals two questions. That’s it, two questions. As makers, we all need to support each other in getting out there and making things. With that, brevity is key.

Check out some posts from the Miniviews series, providing insight from makers of all kind.

Motorcycle Illustration - Made by Lisa Marie

Illustration - Made by Lisa Marie

Maker Goods and the Makers Behind Them

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The Stories

In the full-length pieces on Makerviews, see into the maker's processes, journeys, high and low points, and more. I spend time with each maker, interviewing and putting together written + visual pieces that focus on sharing their unique stories.

The Makerviews podcast

This podcast is sharing the stories, processes, and journeys of passionate artisans and craftspeople. This show is a makers, artists, and entrepreneurs interview show. Hosted by Scott Mathson either on-location in the maker's shops and studios or in other, unique locations.

Check out some of the latest episodes from the show and view the show notes for more.

• Episode no. 04

Jesse Daniel Smith - Maker interview podcast

Episode contains bonus materials 🎉

Jesse Daniel Smith is an alternative singer-songwriter, video content creator, photographer, and much more. This guitar player and musician is truly embracing streaming platforms like Spotify and he is consistently releasing albums from his home in Can...

• Episode no. 03

Pete Sveen - Maker interview podcast

This conversation with Pete shares insights into his background, processes, tools, and growth. Pete gives advice to hobbyist makers and full-time content creators, alike. From woodworking to concrete and metalworking and far beyond, Pete Sveen of DIY P...

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This Maker Recommends...with Ryan Savin

Ryan James Savin of Little King Goods gives us a behind-the-scenes look into his shop and shares leatherworking craft tool recommendations. Check it out!

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This Maker Recommends...with Evan and Katelyn

Evan (engineer, husband) and Katelyn (graphic designer, wife): this maker duo has been creating amazing YouTube video tutorials with DIY, woodworking, and metal working projects for quite some time now.

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3 recommended magazines and publications

A list of 3 authentic and high quality publications and magazines.

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Smith's Leather Balm

Maker brands with Smith's Leather Balm - all natural leather conditioner used to restore, preserve and protect fine leather goods.

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By makers, for all

Rooted in a deep love and appreciation of handmade, quality goods, I'm setting out to partner and collaborate with artisans and craftspeople, highlighting these makers through in-depth articles.

Makerviews explores and shares the relationship between these makers and their chosen crafts, their individual and unique journeys, recommendations, and processes.

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Makerviews exists to share the stories of and advice from a variety of talented makers, designers, and artists.