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Building Relationships and Skills Through Workshops and Projects• 48 min
Jeff Waldman is a builder, a tinkerer, a designer, and over the course of several years, he and his partner Molly designed and built a beautiful retreat in the Redwoods with lots of help from friends. Unfortunately, it was lost in a 2020 wildfire. In this conversation, we will talk about the benefits of building with your community and involving your friends in your builds. We also talk about the importance of getting started with something small. Maybe not starting with a tiny house first, but with a chicken coop or a picnic table. Jeff is also the author of a best selling book called Tools, The Ultimate Guide and we talk about why he wrote it and who it's for. I really enjoyed this conversation with Jeff and I know you will too. In This Episode: 🌲 Building in the Redwoods: The process of building and designing a retreat in the beautiful Redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains and how a wildfire in 2020 affected Jeff's mindset and future plans.🚶♀️ Building Projects with Friends: The sense of community created when involving friends in building projects.📚 The Power of Workshops: Jeff encourages listeners to take workshops to learn new skills, challenge themselves, and build relationships with like-minded individuals.🖥️ Design in 3D: The value of using programs like SketchUp for designing and visualizing builds before working with physical materials.🌳 Starting Small: How starting with small projects builds confidence and make larger projects more achievable.👥 The Community Aspect: The importance of community in their building projects, sharing the joy of creating together.🛠️ Tools and their Intersection: As an author and tool expert, Jeff explores the intersections and applications of different tools in building projects.This Week's Sponsor: FOTILE: FOTILE’s new two in one in-sink dishwasher is bringing convenience back into your tiny lifestyle. It's a dishwasher built into a sink and perfect for tiny house living. The efficient design saves cabinet space and fits perfectly into a standard 36 inch cabinet base, making it ideal for tiny homes. But it's not just about saving space, it is also about saving time and water with a quick 20 minute wash cycle, saving nearly 50% of the water a regular dishwasher would consume. FOTILE is offering Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast listeners a special extended five year limited warranty. Visit us.fotileglobal.com/thlp to learn more and purchase your FOTILE two in one in-sink dishwasher today. Disclaimer: 5-Year warranty is exclusive for THLP listeners. To register, customer must register their product warranty on FOTILE website, and enter "thlp" as purchase channel to be eligible. Support the showListen. Subscribe. Rate. Review. Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Podcasts More... Follow Ethan. Mastodon (my favorite!) Instagram Pinterest Facebook Want to say 'thank you' for the show? Buy me a coffee!
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