90 episodes

Exploring the problem-solving process of makers, artist, and all creative people. From welding to knitting, and woodworking to ceramics, finding out the background behind the confidence of curiosity.
Podcast Instagram: @makingproblemstosolve https://www.instagram.com/makingproblemstosolve/
Find me at @davebauerart https://www.instagram.com/davebauerart/ or https://davebauer.art

Making Problems to Solve David Bauer

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Exploring the problem-solving process of makers, artist, and all creative people. From welding to knitting, and woodworking to ceramics, finding out the background behind the confidence of curiosity.
Podcast Instagram: @makingproblemstosolve https://www.instagram.com/makingproblemstosolve/
Find me at @davebauerart https://www.instagram.com/davebauerart/ or https://davebauer.art

    Dan Scrima - Make it While You Fake It

    Dan Scrima - Make it While You Fake It

    Dan Scrima is the proprietor of Whoashop Woodworking as well as the host of the new Make It While You Fake It Podcast! He's also working on creating a new maker space MontcoMakers. We talk about being in a band and the maker mantra "I can probably figure it out."

    Check out Dan on Instagram and check out the podcast!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Samantha Sic - Earth Found Designs - Hand Dyed Block Printed & Reworked

    Samantha Sic - Earth Found Designs - Hand Dyed Block Printed & Reworked

    This week my guest is Samantha Sic from Earth Found Designs. She creates nature inspired clothing and accessories, often from repurposed materials. We talked about balancing creating multiples versus making each piece unique.

    Check out Samantha's work on Instagram.

    • 44 min
    Rebecka Jonasson - Metal and Tattoo Art

    Rebecka Jonasson - Metal and Tattoo Art

    This episode we learn about Rebecka Jonasson a tattoo and metal artist from Sweden. She also works in painting, photography and jewelry. We explore the idea of taking time to make something, a Maker Day, once a week, or taking a little time every day. Do we finally define "Art", absolutely not, but we explore learning about art through the personality of the artist. We also discuss why rust is so great.

    Follow Rebecka on Instagram.

    Photo by Petvin Sandström

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Chris Giffrow - Irrational Confidence

    Chris Giffrow - Irrational Confidence

    Chris from Cowdog Craftworks is my guest, he's a self-taught hand tool woodworker who tries to challenge himself on every project. We talk about making for yourself, and how creating content just might get you closer to making art. Somehow we never got around to discussing exactly what a cowdog is!

    Check out Chris on Instagram and Youtube.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Kris - Meltdown Metal Art - Nature in Metal

    Kris - Meltdown Metal Art - Nature in Metal

    This episode I talked to Kris from Meltdown Metal Art about her journey from painting, to mechanics, to welding, fabrication, blacksmithing teaching and metal art!

    Check out Kris on Instagram.

    • 55 min
    Chelsea Andersson - Making It Miniatures

    Chelsea Andersson - Making It Miniatures

    Chelsea Andersson is a miniaturist making tiny objects for decorating dollhouses, television, and stop-motion advertising. She was a contestant on Making It, season three, and now is renovating her mid-century modern house in her spare time! We discussed her her journey from making tiny things growing up to landscape architecture and model making, to building full-size furniture back to miniatures. Chelsea has created an online course for Domestika and recently published a book "50 Makes for Modern Minatures".

    Follow Chelsea on Instgram at ChelseaMakes

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

ETS, FOD, WSD ,

Love the new podcast!

Dave is one of my favorite Makers for several reasons. He’s got a ton of talent and knowledge AND he’s a great guy. I love that he’s thrown his hat in the podcast ring and I look forward to seeing this show grow.

KcR58 ,

New take

This is a fantastic new take on the maker community. Def worth your time

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