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jimmydiresta

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Spike is my new cat. I recently purchased much of the contents from a wood shop closing in Brooklyn. Spike was the shop cat. He came in the deal. He lives in the shop part time, but I figured he need a spot to call his own. Since he lounges... Read more »

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I needed new shop horses to manage different projects and locations in my shop. I went to buy them, but realized they were too big. Read more »

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In this episode of DiResta, Jimmy builds a puzzle box from wood, trying first with oak but settling on bamboo. Read more »

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Here you see me make a spoon using a chunk of Bubinga wood I had leftover from a project. Read more »

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I was asked to design and make the sign/clock for the Inc., a maker space at Solomon Schechter School Read more »

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Watch as I create it from one of the downed trees using a rope weaving technique Read more »

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Using the birch brach, I made this simple bird house using a few hand tools. Read more »