Jimmy DiResta

Jimmy DiResta

I make stuff.

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In this video you can see me using steel bricks and metal scraps to make a 3-key star key locket. Read more »

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In this episode of DiResta, Jimmy restores an old draw knife he found in a rusty pile of antiques at a flea market. Read more »


In this video, I attempt to make a conversion: folding Buck knife to automatic. Read more »


In this edition of DiResta, Jimmy uses a mix of old techniques and new shortcuts, including some from YouTube, to bind his lab notebook. Read more »


The idea come to me to utilize the CNC to create a mold for a leather and bronze compact case. Read more »


In this design I make a screw-on sheath for an awl or ice pick Read more »


In this episode, DiResta shows a simple way to emboss tool designs on the cover of notebooks. Read more »