Obey The Grain

Obey The Grain

By Justin Dietrich
A podcast about chasing your passion, pursuing knowledge of handcrafted life, and sharing stories about the people we meet along the way.
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14: When is enough, enough?
Kathrina reads “The Fisherman” from “Timeless Simplicity by John Lane. Tracey and Kathrina talk about the 1st ever Global Makerfest put on by Arbortech! Do-Gooder: @goodnews_movement @drdrewpinsky Other shoutouts: Mike Klingspor @klingsporwoodworkingshop Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:05:43
April 1, 2020
13: “I Sleep Good When it Rains”
We discuss the farmer who hired the young man because he could “Sleep Good when it Rains”....You’ll have to listen to find out what that means!!! Do-Gooder: Lincoln Community High School and all other HS taking care of their low-income students Rep. Katie Porter @repkatieporter Other shoutouts: Nick Bodnar @techedfireman Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
59:11
March 17, 2020
12: Substance over style
We discuss the importance of selecting substance over style. Tracey sings Karaoke I his favorite band “Rush”, just kidding! But we do find out what Tracey really thought of JT of @dfmtoolworks!!!! Do-Gooder: @sovereignhill Neil Peart from Rush Other shoutouts: Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:04:07
March 11, 2020
11: This is why your dog is happier than you are!
We discuss the idea of why your dog is happier than you are🤔 But we also ready a couple of chapters out of “A Craftsman’s Legacy” by Eric Gorges and finding your “inner peace”. Do-Gooder: @skillcult Steven Edholm BernBuilt Made Podcast @bernbuilt Patrick Freeburn Other shoutouts: Andy Birkey @andy_birkey Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
56:37
March 3, 2020
10: Wish in 1 hand, and s*** in the other!
This episode, we discuss “wishing” things were better, and taking control of your own fate! Do-Gooder: Mike Rowe: @mikerowe Shopclass Podcast: @shopclasspodcast @jack.of.all.learning @mrgsworkshop Other shoutouts: Taylor Forrest: @taylor_forrest Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
57:59
February 18, 2020
9: Standing on the shoulders of giants
We discuss the quote “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”, by Sir Isaac Newton. Also, “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, whose shade you shall never sit under”, Nelson Henderson. And how influential people have affected our lives. Do-Gooder: Derrick Jensen “What We Leave Behind” The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast (@jordan.b.peterson) Other shoutouts: Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com @thewoodworkingshows Ed Swanson (@eds_clocksnmore) Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:07:02
January 21, 2020
8: “The Owl Critic”
We discuss the poem “The Owl Critic” performed by Tracey Cheuvront. Written by James Thomas Field and those people who like to offer unsolicited advice free of charge🤔 Topic: “The Owl Critic” by James Thomas Field Do-Gooder: The Patrick Reynolds (@reynopatrick) Terry Long (Wood and Iron Creations) Other shoutouts: Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com @thewoodworkingshows Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
57:34
January 14, 2020
7: KIDS THESE DAYS!!!! I TELL YA!!!!!
We discuss the kids/children these days and how important it is that we bring them into the handcrafted and making world. The world they are growing up into is far different than generations before. Quote : Socrates Do-Gooder: BrickMob (@brickmobbrickup) Dave Turner (@thewoodenwhaleco) Other shoutouts: Bill Puccio (@pastreasures) Follow Tracey and Kathrina on The Woodworking Show Circuit www.thewoodworkingshows.com @thewoodworkingshows Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:08:02
December 31, 2019
6: Good work ain’t cheap, cheap work ain’t good!!!
We discuss the value of work. How it is viewed from both a consumer standpoint vs the maker standpoint. Good work ain’t cheap, cheap work ain’t good! Book: “The Picture of Dorian Gray” — Oscar Wilde Do-Gooder: Paul Sellers (@paul.a.j.sellers) Jim Annis (www.interestedengineering.com) Other shoutouts: Ann Vroom (@av_dc_usa) www.thewoodworkingshows.com @thewoodworkingshows Alex Snodgrass (@alex.snodgrass) Chuck Bender (@no_bs_woodworking) Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:10:54
December 23, 2019
“Do 1 thing, whole a$$ed”
We discuss multi-tasking and working into a flow state. And how we live by the Ron Swanson quote “don’t do 2 things half-assed, do 1 thing, whole assed! We read a page from the book, “The Craftsman’s Legacy” by Eric Gorges Do-Gooder: Sean Dietrich (@seanofthesouth) Jeff Alberts (3dmj_godfather) Other shoutouts: Eric Gorges (@ericgorges) Craftsman’s Legacy (@craftsmanslegacy) Brett Mcafee (@skullandspade13) Jesse Uyeda (ijessup) Andy Birkey (andy_birkey) Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:06:48
December 10, 2019
If I had 6 hours to cut a tree down, I’d spend the first 4 sharpening the axe.
We discuss work efficiency in all facets of financial, physical, and availability of tools and space. Tracey reads a quote from Abraham Lincoln, “If I had 6 hours to cut a tree down, I would spend the first 4, sharpening the axe”. Do-Gooder: Bill Puccio (@pastreasures) Kathleen DiResta (@kdirestacollective) Tamara Robertson (@therealtamararobertson) Jessi Combs Foundation (@thejessicombsfoundation) Other shoutouts: Luke Smith (smittywoodshop) Brett Mcafee (@skullandspade13) Andy Harris (therealandyharris) Emmet Van Driesche (@emmet_van_driesche) Tom Bartlett (@sylva_spoon) Kyle Stumpenhorst (@rrbuildings) Jarrod Dahl (jarrod_dahl) Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76
1:12:30
December 3, 2019
Death To: We’ve always done it this way
We discuss balancing conventional wisdom vs. trying new strategies and looking to improve. We dive into the famous quote, “the most damaging phrase in the language is, ‘we’ve always done it this way”. We finish discussing Black Friday, consumerism and why we hate it, haha. Quote: “The most damaging phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way”. — US Navy Admiral Grace Hopper Do-Gooder: Dr. Ahmed, KC doctor (@healthsuite110) Mortise & Tenon Magazine (@mortise_and_tenon_mag) Other shoutouts: Chris Zep (@makeverything) Emmet Van Driesche (@emmet_van_driesche) Zach Kerker (@zachkerker (Twitter)) Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! @obeythegrainpodcast Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76 Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis
57:45
November 27, 2019
The Mountain and I, together
We discuss overcoming obstacles, and working with your medium as a balance, instead of imposing your will on it. We also discuss our trip to the Catskill Makers Camp at Blackthorn Resort in East Durham, NY. Book: “Strength Training by the Experts” Edited by Daniel P. Riley Do-Gooder: Reveren Peyton’s Big Damn Band and Austin Handel @themakerscamp Other shoutouts: Patrick Reynolds @reynopatrick Tulley Williams @t4.construction David Hulthen @davidhulthenco Kyle Stumpenhorst @rrbuildings Send us a note and let us know what you think of the show! Justin Dietrich @jdietrich76 Tracey Cheuvront @bastionhead Kathrina Nellis @kathrinanellis
58:12
November 19, 2019
Welcome to the 1st “Obey The Grain” Podcast
Welcome to our first episode, In this episode, Tracey, Kathrina and Justin introduce ourselves, and talk about upcoming topics, and where we would like to see the podcast go! We will be discussing woodworking and making in various segments, discuss our journey in pursuing the craft, passing along and sharing information, and what motivates us.
41:41
November 13, 2019