Video: Scott Grove goes one-on-one with Making Fun’s Jimmy DiResta

Custom woodworker Scott Grove recently sat down with Jimmy DiReMaking Fun sta, the star of Netflix’s new series “Making Fun,” at DiResta’s workshop in Durham, N.Y.

Grove’s interview delves more into DiResta’s inspiration for projects that embrace wood, metal, plastic, or a combination thereof. The conversation serves as a backstory leading up to DiResta's latest starring role.

Making Fun debuted on Netflix on March 4.  DiResta and his team of makers apply their talents to fabricate wild and crazy toys dreamt up by children. Episode 1, for example, chronicles the Making Fun team producing a Dino Taco Toilet, a 12-foot-tall wooden dinosaur that spits candy tacos. 


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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.