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This is the true story of how I got started as a woodworker and youtuber. I really didn’t touch any tools before 2019, and I really got started in 2020. And no, I didn’t have any experience filming and editing before the summer of 2020, where I filmed my first video (Garden table made from a pallet).
I owe a big thanks you to @sumosprojects for being the first from Australia to find and reach out to me, and to @karellcanada for good pallet and Youtube discussions. Also a big thanks to the @measuretwicecutonce9926 podcast for having me on the show.
I also owe big thanks to @jimmydiresta , @PatLap, @JackmanWorksand @turgworks4138 for always getting back to me when I ask them stupid questions.
I’m an ambassador for @rubiomonocoatscandinavia (Denmark). I’m not paid so say anything, but obviously I wouldn’t become an ambassador if I didn’t absolutely love their wood finishes.
I have been able to get a good amount of tools in my shop over the last year. I’m not a full time woodworker, and because I also have another job that supports my cost of living, I’m able to put everything I make from the woodworking back as investments in tools in my shop. It has been all hard work, but you’re welcome to make a comment about how fortunate I am to have a shop full of woodworking tools that magically have appeared overnight. But just know that I take care of a dayjob, work in the workshop in the evenings and edit videos for Youtube many nights.
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I do owe thanks to a lot of creators, I will try my best to feature you somehow in future videos. The way I like to feature other creators is by making some sort of cameo that’s relevant for the video I’m making, so I’m sorry if you send me your sticker hoping to get a shout-out. It could be a while before the right opportunity shows up for me.
Thank you all creators and people watching and commenting on my videos. I read all comments and will answer all. I learn a lot from the comments and will do my best to mention who gave me the good advice in future videos. Thank you.
00:00 Hi I’m Jesper
00:40 Woodworking in an abandoned horsebarn
01:44 My first palletwood project bestseller
02:57 Recording my first Youtube video
04:02 Getting tools without any money
04:37 Getting a sawmill
05:32 Getting more free wood
07:27 Outdoor woodworking
08:30 Making the pallet blocks coffee table
09:29 Making bigger woodworking projects
11:13 Getting 100.000 subscribers on Youtube
12:51 Who is Jesper Makes?