Making Time: Episode 20 - Limited Liability, Nuts by the Pound, and Squeaky Beds

  • Posted on: 30 April 2018
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In this episode of The Making Time Podcast Darryl Jones, Chad Grosklags, and Charles Gantt talk about limited liability, nuts by the pound, and squeaky beds. 

Show Notes: 

Making Time: Episode 20 - Limited Liability, Nuts by the Pound, and Squeaky Beds

In this episode of The Making Time Podcast Darryl Jones, Chad Grosklags, and Charles Gantt talk about limited liability, nuts by the pound, and squeaky beds. 

Small Talk

Chad:  My family had the week off for Spring Break and most of the time that I wasn’t at work I spent with them.  It’s crazy how when your kids start getting older, family time is very segmented.  I’m lucky to have one of the two home at a time.  Worked a typical week and on my only day off I spent it cleaning junk that I have been ignoring out of the backyard.  I made my wife happy.  I also created a space to store the slabs that I came into last week.  throw to Darryl. 

Charles:  It’s Masters Week here which means a 500% increase in traffic, which means longer commute times, and big headaches all around. 

Darryl: youtube video, llc appointment
    

Working On

Chad: I’m working on a couple of orders for several customers.  We did a few two color tumblers and I have several to laser etch.  I really tried to spend very little time in the shop this week.  I really wanted to give my family the family all my spare time.  

Darryl: finishing my accountability items… finally

Charles: New desk for workshop, Chainsaw Sharpening

Maker’s Roundtable

Darryl: Working with out a plan

Chad: Puting T slot on my Shapeoko compliments of Ed Ford.  I’ve had it for a while and I’ve just finally got it on the old wasteboard.  I can’t wait to try to and hold multiple objects in a row and not have to glue everything down.   

Charles: Bolts and Nuts by the pound at Tractor Supply “Menards too”, Klingspor Care Package

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Making Time : How do you make time to make? What things get in the way and how do you deal with those distractions? What kind of strategies do you employ to ensure that you get some work done?

    
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Last Week’s List:

Charles: 2 Podcast Edited, 3 Articles for Element14

Darryl: finish bookcase, catch up on the mail (Scott if you’re listening I got you buddy)

Chad:  Videos edited, one posted.  Continue to stay current on mailing of stickers and start acquiring the parts and materials to build a 2 x 72 Belt Grinder/Sander.  I’ve heard it both ways.    

Results?

Chad:  I did nothing on the videos.  Shaking my head…  Mailings are current.  I have researched for days the parts I needed.  I now know exactly what I need, and before ordering, I am trying to work with the companies to see if I can get the build sponsored. Currently working on the letter to really deal with them.

Charles: 1 Podcast Edited , Articles finished. 

Darryl: caught up on the mail; bookcase stained and ready for finish

 

Predictions for next week:

Chad: Taxes, video and contact 3 sponsors if charles gets his crap together.

Charles: Catch up On Podcast Editing, Finish Cleaning Shop, Vehicle Maintenance. 

Darryl: Finish bookcase and daycare cabinet

 

Listener Question(s)

Latt Moomis: What are some good design elements to include in a bed frame so it doesn't squeak… You know, for restless sleepers.

    
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