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Jimmy DiResta

Jimmy DiResta

I make stuff.

Latest from Jimmy DiResta


Spike lounges around most of the time, like a roman emperor. So I made him a Roman temple. Read more »


Here, you see me restore an old chisel that has been with me for more than 20 years. 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 »


In this episode of DiResta, Jimmy shapes a brass key to fit an old lock Read more »


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


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


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