Carl Fiester and Peter Matoian are the makers behind Cape Brewed Gear.
The guys make unique bottle openers with a "twist".
Welcome to this MakerCast episode with Aaron Sanchez
Aaron, along with his father, Andy, is a maker of beautiful furniture using unique materials for high-end clients.
Hear about a carpentry/woodworking job at the Firestone Mansion.
Hear about how Aaron and his father ran a typical wood shop, making cabinets and custom pieces.
Hear about the decision to deviate into rustic southwest furniture and how their specialization profited greatly.
We discuss if specializing and eliminating options made it easier to work with clients.
Visit the full notes at www.podcastformakers.com/aaron-sanchez for more
After attending public high school with no shop classes, this weeks guest attended North Bennett Street School in Boston to receive formal training in 18th-century cabinet and furniture making.
The North Bennett Street School is a trade school that’s 130 years old dedicated to preserving the craft of furniture making. The school offers eight full-time professional programs train students for careers in: Cabinet and Furniture Making, Carpentry, Jewelry Making and Repair, Bookbinding, Locksmithing and Security Technology, Piano Technology, Preservation Carpentry, and Violin Making and Repair.
Kyle describes his favorite piece - a segmented circular donut with over 2000 pieces. It took over 100 hours to finish.
Hear about how Kyle has done projects for Snoop Dog, Disneyland, Metallica, and Jelly Skateboards.
We discuss how Kyle never wants to lose the human touch of his designs and craft.
You can get more info at the show notes page for this episode by visiting www.podcastformakers.com/kyle-toth