podcast

Becoming a Woodworker with Martin Goebel

Will Sampson talks about how woodworkers get started in the industry and shares his own story. His guest is Martin Goebel, who runs Goebel Furniture, was a past winner of the Young Wood Pro award and was recognized as a rising star in the industry in the 40 Under 40 program.

Is your business big enough with Amanda Conger

Will Sampson discusses the importance of business growth and building your business to withstand things that weren't in your business plan. His guest is Amanda Conger, executive director of the Cabinet Makers Association, discussing the results of their annual Benchmark Survey of the woodworking industry.  

Wood dust worries with Jeffrey Nichols

In this the first of two parts, Will Sampson talks with wood dust fire prevention expert Jeffrey C. Nichols about combustible wood dust hazards, new regulations, and what shops can do to prevent disaster. Will shares his own thoughts on woodworking fires and tells of his own close brush with a shop fire.

What value is technology with Leland Thomasset

In this the first of two parts, Will Sampson talks with Leland Thomasset of Taghkanic Woodworking in Pawling, New York, about an exciting new venture using augmented reality technology and distributed manufacturing to sell custom home office furniture delivered in as little as two weeks.

A lean version of lean-Dustin Hunter part 3

In this the last of three parts, Will Sampson talks with Dustin Hunter of Hunter Trim & Cabinets in Fort Worth, Texas, about the amazing transformation of his shop through applying lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principles. Will also shares thoughts on how language and terms can be a barrier to adopting lean manufacturing techniques.

Taking Time to Save Time-Dustin Hunter part 2

In this the second of three parts, Will Sampson talks with Dustin Hunter of Hunter Trim & Cabinets in Fort Worth, Texas, about the amazing transformation of his shop through applying lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principles.  

Magic or technology with Dustin Hunter, part 1

In this the first of three parts, Will Sampson talks with Dustin Hunter of Hunter Trim & Cabinets in Fort Worth, Texas, about the amazing transformation of his shop through applying lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principles.