You Create Podcast Episode #016 | Interview With Zak Johns from – Successful Custom Drone Business | Cutting Carbon Fiber


This week we have a very special interview for you.  I talk with Zak Johns from UnrealWorx (, a custom specialty drone company that does work for government projects, NASA and corporate accounts. He started as a professional UAV pilot working for the government at the age of 13 and today has a very impressive company that services a wide ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #015 | Highlights From The WRAM Show In NJ | Using Tabs In Your Project

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We just got back from the WRAM show at the Meadowlands Convention Center in New Jersey.  This is the largest model airplane show in the Northeast and is home to between 65-75 exhibitors with around 8000 people that come through over the weekend. This is our second year at the show with Stepcraft and our booth is always a popular ... Read More »

Making a Model Railroad Bridge (files included)


In preparation for the Railroad Hobby Show in Mass. we had to design something that was model railroad related.  So using Sketchup, I came up with a design for this bridge.  I created the tool paths in V Carve and will share the files below. The bridge was made from 1/4 clear pine “hobby boards” from Lowes/Home Depot. All parts ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #014 | Highlights From Railroad Hobby Show | New STEPCRAFT Automatic Tool Changer

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We just got back from the Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Mass this past weekend and WOW… 25,000 people, 4 buildings, and hundreds of exhibitors.  I have never been to a hobby show that was this large. We talked non-stop for two days to over 5,000 people who visited our booth.  The show was amazing and the people were ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #013 | Highlights From Cabin Fever Expo

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We just got back from the Cabin Fever Expo in Lebanon, PA this weekend (  This was an awesome show with so many talented individuals.  The STEPCRAFT booth was jam-packed all day Saturday with tons of people showing lots of excitement about our product and its capabilities. For more information on the show, please visit Podcast: Play in new ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #012 | A Tour Of The STEPCRAFT Website – How To Get The Information You Want

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In this episode, I am giving a tour of the STEPCRAFT website in response to the many emails that I get on a regular basis asking for pricing and more info.  The puzzling thing about this is that people are on the website and fill out the contact us box at the bottom of the homepage when they ask for ... Read More »

Tour of the Stepcraft Exhaust Adapter for Dust Collection

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You Create Podcast Episode #011 | New Product – Heated Bed | Properly Aligning Your Gantry | Files Types Compatible With Vectric

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NEW PRODUCT Stepcraft just released a new heated bed for the 3D Printer attachment that will allow the use of ABS filament without the typical curling and other bed adhesion problems.  You can read more about it HERE TECH TIPS Aligning the Gantry   UPCOMING SHOW STEPCRAFT will be exhibiting at the Cabin Fever Expo   LISTENER QUESTION “Im new ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #010 | Happy New Year | Model Railroading Show | How To Zero Your Job

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Happy New Year!!! In this episode I talk about the Railroad Hobby Show (, the largest model railroad show in the country.  We are planning to attend this show on January 30 and 31, 2016.  Hope to see you there! Zeroing the machine is one of the most common things that people ask us about. I talk in depth about ... Read More »

You Create Podcast Episode #009 | Launch Of New Book – Start Your Own Business With A Stepcraft All-In-One Creation System | My Interview On the CNC Router Tips Podcast | Discussion of Lithophanes

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In this episode I discuss my new found fascination with creating lithophanes.  Lithophanes are 3D photographs that when viewed in normal light look a little odd and very lifeless but when you apply a light to the back, they transform into beautiful 3D images with depth and detail that you can not get from a 2D photograph.   Lithophanes can ... Read More »