8 episodes

Because we've all been there. From being sent to fetch a box of sky hooks or a tin of striped paint to burning the instructions before beginning assembly, we've all had our moments.If you're looking for tips on how to make the perfect mitre joint or discover secrets of master craftspeople, this is probably the wrong podcast for you. If, however, you're up for a laugh as three ordinary (in fact, very ordinary) handymen discuss the motivations, joys, and frustrations of DIY, you're in exactly the right place.Join Shane Jacobson, his ex-Top Gear offsider, Steve Pizzati, and the mysterious Shovel as they get seriously sidetracked in their manshed.Some people ask DIY?We prefer to ask DIWhy Not?

Tall Tales and Epic Fails with Shane Jacobson, Steve Pizzati and the Shovel Shane Jacobson, Steve Pizzati and the Shovel

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Because we've all been there. From being sent to fetch a box of sky hooks or a tin of striped paint to burning the instructions before beginning assembly, we've all had our moments.If you're looking for tips on how to make the perfect mitre joint or discover secrets of master craftspeople, this is probably the wrong podcast for you. If, however, you're up for a laugh as three ordinary (in fact, very ordinary) handymen discuss the motivations, joys, and frustrations of DIY, you're in exactly the right place.Join Shane Jacobson, his ex-Top Gear offsider, Steve Pizzati, and the mysterious Shovel as they get seriously sidetracked in their manshed.Some people ask DIY?We prefer to ask DIWhy Not?

    Scott Cam joins the boys for the final episode

    Scott Cam joins the boys for the final episode

    Yep...it's the last show for the first series and its packed to the rafters with heaps of great yarns and DIY royalty Scott Cam joins the chat.

    In this last episode...
     Shane, Steve and the Shovel discuss their ultimate DIY projects they want to to do but ain't done yet!DIY royalty and one of the most popular blokes in entertainment, Scott Cam joins the boys as they reflect on the days our dads just got on with the job at home themselves before we ever called it DIY.Scott enlightens the team about the mass tradie shortage...forget Uni, get a trade!The boys celebrate people having a go...despite how dodgy their DIY is.What about the nine inch grinder?Shane's Joke of the weekAnd a final classic epic fail which involves a lion, a perspex box and a car launch!Remember if you have a DIY story you want share with the team, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10episode

    • 31 min
    What the hell is DIY anyway?

    What the hell is DIY anyway?

    The boys share more funny yarns this week as they ask the tough question....what defines DIY?

    In this weeks episode...
    What's with the massive increase in second hand car costs? Steve tells us why! Shane's already made a 51% return on his new car investment!Shane built his own camp trailer over summer however there is some debate as to whether it was DIY? What defines DIY?...the boys ask the hard question! Special guest this week is professional stuntman...Frosty, yep Frosty the stuntman. Frosty shares the story of how he gauged flesh from his thigh on the job (check out our Facebook page or website  to see the gruesome pic)You can hire a professional but it does not mean you get a professional job! Shane shares a fireworks yarn from his days as a fireworks professional.All that and more on this weeks ep!Remember if you have a DIY story you want share with the team, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10!

    • 29 min
    They're back after a long hiatus!

    They're back after a long hiatus!

    After a a bit of a hiatus working other gigs the band's back together raring to go!
    In this weeks ep:
    What does Steve Pizzati actually do for a living?..and why he ended up in emergency!Shane shares his recent motorsports adventure and what's with his Monaro?Does the traditional car mechanical manual still have a place today in your garage?Special guest, actor Stephen Curry talks about “man shaking’…what the?Remember if you have a DIY story you want share with the team, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10!

    • 31 min
    Pimp my noodle...what the?

    Pimp my noodle...what the?

    Packed with plenty of laughs as usuals,  the boys get a bit sentimental this week as they talk BMX's and their classic old cars and discuss the new DIY ultimate repair product, the 2 minute noodle!

    In this weeks episode:
    The one armed builder in Eildon Shane reveals his new love of everything BMX reliving his childhood passion as they create a new segment....I wish I'd hung on that!The boys talk about cars they should have hung to....Steve said every single one! How much?...for a 2 door Toyota Corolla!Shane interviews a good mate of his, Captain  David Walter who had the responsibility of building Australia's biggest ever navy ship, the HMAS Canberra. Now that's a DIY project!And the hack of the week...the art of using 2 minute noodles to repair almost everything!Remember if you have a DIY story you want share with the team, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10!

    • 34 min
    It's 2021...time to get cracking on your next DIY project!

    It's 2021...time to get cracking on your next DIY project!

    We're back....yep it's 2021 and DIY'ers it's time to start planning that DIY project you have been putting off.

    In this first ep for the year...
    The boys share what their their favourite gift was from Santa (Steve finally gets that pole saw he has always wanted)The shovel turns the clock back after he secures a new skateboard for Xmas. We find out there is one thing faster than shit of a shovel and that's....shovel of a skateboard. Injuries seem to be a major theme over Xmas for the team!Why is Shane known as the 'mono master'?This weeks Mitre 10 out of 10 for effort story is from a bloke and his neighbours wheel barrowShane's joke of the weekAnd what happened with the Shovel and his hot glue gun?
    Remember if you have a DIY story you want share with the team, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10!

    • 33 min
    It's our DIY Xmas special!

    It's our DIY Xmas special!

    As we wrap up the year for the festive break Shane, Steve and the Shovel get right into the toughest question we all grapple with at Xmas, when is it too early to start putting up your Xmas decorations?

    In this episode 
    The boys discuss all the important aspects of a what makes a great DIY XmasSome of the more common injuries experienced over XmasWhat the hell is a self walking ladder? The evolution of the Oxy torch for one individual and the resultant epic failWhat happened when one man finds a grenade in his back yardThe phenomenon in the US of blasting anvil'sShovel discusses his love for the tip as a kidSteve explains why many DIY'ers subscribe to the 'I might need this one day' theoryOf course there's also the tall tale of the week. This week's 10 out of 10 Mitre 10 $100 voucher winner is from Geoff in Glenroy who made a full scale Dr Who Tardis to surprise a young boy for Xmas. Check out our Facebook and Insta pages to see pics of this amazing DIY beauty!Remember if you have a DIY story you want share for your chance to win a $100 voucher from our good friends at Mitre 10, please visit www.talltalesandepicfails.com

    Also check out more behind the scenes DIY from Shane, Steve and the Shovel on our Facebook book and Insta pages.

    https://www.facebook.com/talltalesandepicfails

    https://www.instagram.com/talltalesandepicfails/
    Thanks again to our supporting partner Mitre 10!

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Bbenny8 ,

Fantastic

I’ve been searching for Shane on podcasts for two years now and I’m over the moon he’s finally got one of his own now. I could listen to these guys talk for hours. Loved it.

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