BucketTalk Ep 01 | Kyle Stumpenhorst
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Kyle Stumpenhorst

@rrbuildings
The nine-five office life is not for everyone. It's why Kyle Stumpenhorst left his life as a software developer to pursue a career in the trades. Kyle went from learning...
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BucketTalk Ep 02 | Tom Gardocki
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Tom Gardocki

@the_dirt_ninja

You probably haven’t heard of Tom Gardocki, but you might know “The Dirt Ninja.”  This 32 year old entrepreneur is more than just some social media in...

 

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BucketTalk Ep 03 | Sean Flottmannn
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Sean Flottmann

@dabswellington

At one point in time, Sean Flottman had a dream of becoming a rockstar. 20 plus years later, Flottman, better known as “dabswellington”, has certainly found his... 

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BucketTalk Ep 04 | Andy Mulder
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Andy Mulder

@mulderoutdoors

You may know Andy Mulder. Owner of Mulder Maintenance and Services. Mulder is bringing much more to the trades than top notch hardscaping. Tune in to hear... 

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BucketTalk Ep 05 | John Thompson
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John Thompson

@ogplumbgod

Finding a passion for entrepreneurialism and the trades early in his life, John Thompson set out to build his passion into a livelihood. With the mindset to take the trades...

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BucketTalk Ep 06 | Mark Aquilino
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Mark Aquilino

@outdoorpridelandscaping
Mark Aquilino, the 32 year old President of Outdoor Pride Landscaping and Snow management may be carrying the torch of the family business, but there wasn't...
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BucketTalk Ep 07 | Roy Scott
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Roy Scott

@vintageaxeworks

For Roy Scott, refurbishing axes started out as a hobby. Collecting old axes from thrift stores, friends, and watching YouTube tutorials he slowly began to master his craft... 

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BucketTalk Ep 08 | Lucas Jablonski
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Lucas Jablonski

@lighthouse_boston
Most people expect trades people to have always loved their trade. While this may be the case for some, for Lucas Jablonski it wasn't always so romantic. His father...
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BucketTalk Ep 09 | Tim Uhler
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Tim Uhler

@awesomeframers
For Tim Uhler, framing runs in his blood. His father a framer; from an early age Tim was doing everything from reading construction journals to spending his spring break...
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BucketTalk Ep 10 | Russell Joe
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Russell Joe

@quality_sewer_and_drain
A quick glance at Russell Joes instagram, and you’ll get a pretty clear picture of just how challenging his work in sewer and drain maintenance can be. But...
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BucketTalk Ep 11 | Brian Way
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Brian Way

@kaizen_inserts

Brian way started his entrepreneurial journey in the trades at just 15 years old. From creating a lane for himself in carpentry to going bankrupt and the rebound... 

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BucketTalk Ep 12 | Bucket Talk Recap
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BT Recap

@bruntworkwear
Bucket Talk is back. Now fully powered by BRUNT, Season 3 is set to be our biggest season yet. But before we dig in, we wanted to give all of our listeners (old and new) some insight into why Bucket Talk started...
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BucketTalk Ep 13 | Ben Snure
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Ben Snure

@bensnure
On this weeks Bucket Talk, Eric and Jeremy reflect on BRUNT's first NASCAR race. From a recap of the race itself, to meeting and speaking to some of BRUNT and Bucket Talk's day one...
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BucketTalk Ep 14 | Mike Gaffin
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Mike Gaffin

@thebostontrucker
For the 3rd episode of Bucket Talk Season 3, we got the chance to sit down with the legendary Mike Gaffin; infamous to the trucking community under the Instagram alias, Boston Trucker. Having spent his life on the road as a professional trucker...
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BucketTalk Ep 15 | Lauryn Scott
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Lauryn Scott

@lauryn_paige8
Working as a pit mechanic for B.J. McLeod Motorsports, Lauryn Scott is in the heart of professional racing every day of her job. Lauryn puts her skills to the test for 36 weeks a year, competing on the track as the backbone for her team’s drivers...
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BucketTalk Ep 16 | Jason Becker
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Jason Becker

@ArcJunkiesPodcast
From his start as welder, to teaching, to hosting the Arc Junkies Podcast, Jason Becker fully immerses himself in his profession every single day. In this episode, Jeremy and Eric sit down with Jason to talk about his fascinating journey as a welder
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BucketTalk Ep 17 | Brandon Reed
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Brandon Reed

@POOL_VOLUTION
As a pool technician and business owner in Southern California, Brandon Reed spends day in and day out at your neighbors’ swimming pool. But he’s not just lounging around, nor does he deserve to be referred to as simply “the pool guy”. Brandon has become a master in all things pool-related - from building, installing remodeling...
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BucketTalk Ep 18 | Garrett Davis
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Garrett Davis

@thelifeofbub
From building houses to building his own business, Garrett Davis a.k.a. Bub is living the dream. Garrett is the owner and founder of G.W. Davis Company based in Central Maine. Through his 16 years in the carpentry world...
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BucketTalk Ep 19 | Caleb Auman
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Caleb Auman

@aumanlandscapellc
From working for his neighbors landscaping company, to starting his own business, to bankrupting that business, to starting a second business that is thriving, Caleb Auman has experienced all the pains and rewards of entrepreneurship firsthand. Founder and owner of Auman Landscaping LLC...
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BucketTalk Ep 20 | Terry and Kyle Dutton
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Terry and Kyle Dutton

@rockportcutgranite
Meet Terry and Kyle Dutton, the father and son tag team duo that spends their days cutting stone by hand. Based in Rockport, MA, they have accumulated a large social media following by sharing with the world laborious footage of their hand splitting process and stone masonry...
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BucketTalk Ep 21 | Kendal Keating
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Kendal Keating

@kendalkeating4
As a commercial diver and welder by trade, Kendal Keating is immersed in a sea of opportunity every day. Hailing from New Brunswick, Canada, Kendal has worked a large variety of jobs across the country in just about every province. What began as an interesting possibility when his high school teacher mentioned...
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BucketTalk Ep 22 | Anne Briggs
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Anne Briggs

@anneofalltrades
Growing up on the move, Anne Briggs has always bounced from one thing to another, both literally and figuratively. From travelling internationally to homeschooling, she has had the opportunity to learn from non-traditional educational experiences and choose her interests from an early age...
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BucketTalk Ep 23 | Brian Buzbee
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Brian Buzbee

@the_solar_slayer
This week on Bucket Talk, we’re learning about everything solar. Brian Buzbee, aka The Solar Slayer, has worked his way up through the solar industry over the past decade. From an apprentice installer to a Sr. Electrical Foreman, he has put in time and dedication on the field to become a seasoned veteran in the game, and has even written his own field guide...
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BucketTalk Ep 24 | Dustin Loftis
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Dustin Loftis

thedustyhideleatherco
From a self-taught hobby to fully-realized craftsmanship, Dustin Loftis has turned his passion for art and western lifestyle into a tangible living. Owner of Dusty Hide Leather Company, Dustin has specialized in creating one-of-a-kind custom leather goods...
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BucketTalk Ep 25 | Larry Roughton
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Larry Roughton

rough_iron55
As an ironworker for over two decades, Larry Roughton has become a seasoned veteran on the job. A member of Ironworkers Local 55 in Toledo, Ohio and recent inductee of the International Ironworkers Hall of Fame, Larry puts in long hours on the job, while also making time to document his day-to-day life to over 189,000 followers. Listen in as Jeremy and Eric sit down with Larry to talk about his early career, raising a family of ironworkers, the dangers of ironworking, being part of a strong union, and much more.
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BucketTalk Ep 26 | Lucas D'Angelo
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Lucas D'Angelo

@mannmadeinma
A natural-born jack-of-all-trades, Lucas D’Angelo has been taking on a handful of projects from an early age. Based in Massachusetts, Lucas has dabbled with various hobbies throughout the years from woodworking, to metal fabrication, to restoring vintage equipment. Listen in as Jeremy and Eric sit down with Lucas to learn about his career, setting up shop, tool restoration, future plans, and much more in this very exciting season finale of Bucket Talk.
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BucketTalk Ep 27 | Maggie Rogosienski
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Maggie Rogosienski

@electric.mags
To kick off season 4, we’re back with Maggie Rogosienski, aka Electric Mags. Back home in Wisconsin by way North Carolina, Maggie is working as an electrician in Milwaukee. She’s working through her apprenticeship with the goal of getting her journeyman’s card in a couple of years. Not only is she moving swiftly through the ranks of her trade, but she has grown a following of almost 14,000 on her Instagram where she talks tools, the trades, and being a mom...
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BucketTalk Ep 28 | Chris Cash
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Chris Cash

@mt_phillip_metal_works
Mt. Phillip Metal Works is a metalworking studio that forges and fabricates a variety of metal goods, from small tools to enormous vintage-inspired pieces to art and sculpture. At the helm of Mt. Phillip is this week’s guest on the podcast, Chris Cash. Along with being a metal fabricator, Chris also co-hosts the Axe and Iron Podcast, a weekly show that highlights badass makers. Join Eric and Jeremy as they get into it with Chris about podcasting, the difference between a blacksmith and a metalworker, working on cars, and much more.
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BucketTalk Ep 29 | Santos Vasquez
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Santos Vasquez

isavebz
This week we’re joined by beekeeper Santos Vasquez, aka @isavebz on Instagram. After taking over for his beekeeper ex father-in-law, Santos has spent the last 18 years keeping bees as both a honey producer and bee removal specialist. Eric and Jeremy get into it with Santos, chatting about becoming a beekeeper, making honey, dealing with stings, and much more.
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BucketTalk Ep 30 | James Smith
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James Smith

@liondad_1987
On this week’s Bucket Talk, we catch up with James Smith, also known as Lion Dad. James is a caretaker of exotic animals in Stanton, Missouri. After getting his start cleaning horse stalls, he worked his way up into working with wildlife and the rest is history. Listen in as the guys chat with James about transitioning into being a caretaker, what it is like working with wolves vs. coyotes, playing with a 300 pound lion, and a bunch more.
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BucketTalk Ep 31 | Jason Costello
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Jason Costello

jasoncostco
On this week’s Bucket Talk, we talk with Jason Costello, a landscape curber based in Southern California. Over 20 years ago, Jason and his family all needed some curbing done at their homes. Rather than pay out of pocket, they bought a machine and did it themselves. Jason has been curbing ever since. Listen in as Eric and Jeremy chat with Jason about becoming a landscape curber, incorporating his family into the business, and making some of the most satisfying TikTok videos out there.
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BucketTalk Ep 32 | Cori Bosco
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Cori Bosco

@eastcoastfloridadiy
On this week’s Bucket Talk, we talk with DIY interior designer Cori Bosco, who calls in from her home in Florida. She began her career as a PE teacher but in the late 2000s, she got her real estate license and started flipping houses on the side. Fast forward 10 years, she has amassed a following of over 5 million on TikTok as East Coast DIY, sharing her journey as a house-flipper and designer. Listen in as Eric and Jeremy chat with Cori about getting into real estate.
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BucketTalk Ep 33 | George DeJesus
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George DeJesus

@georgetheplumber
On this week’s Bucket Talk, we talk with plumber George DeJesus, who calls in from Morris County, New Jersey. He learned how to be a plumber at an early age, taking a plumbing job in midtown Manhattan fixing up five-star hotels. After some time on the job, he realized that there was an opportunity to grow outside of the confines of contracting, so he decided it was time to be his own boss. From there, he got his own gear, started doing his own marketing and built a company that lets him do work on his terms.
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BucketTalk Ep 34 | Dave Marciano
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Dave Marciano

@captmarciano
On this week’s Bucket Talk, we catch up with Captain Dave Marciano, captain of the F/V Hard Merchandise, which you may know from National Geographic’s hit show Wicked Tuna. Based near Gloucester, Massachusetts, prime fishing country, Marciano has been a fisherman all his life and has been on boats since he was 12. Listen in as Jeremy and Eric sit down with Captain Marciano...
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BucketTalk Ep 35 | Teddy Verras
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Teddy Verras

@heavy_haul_n_fool
On this week’s episode of Bucket Talk, we chat with heavy hauler Teddy Verras, who you may know as @heavy_haul_n_fool on Instagram and TikTok. After securing a commercial driver’s license just out of high school, he started hauling heavy freight, such as 200,000 pound excavators and other oversized loads. Listen in as he chats with Eric and Jeremy about the ins and outs of heavy freight hauling and the future of the trucking industry.
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BucketTalk Ep 36 | The Good Boss & OG Dave
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The Good Boss & OG Dave

@thegoodbossofficial
On this week’s episode of Bucket Talk, we chat with Boston-based hardscaper & business owner Victor Oliveira, aka @thegoodbossofficial on Instagram and TikTok, along with his long-time mentor, OG Dave. At 16, Victor bought a truck from his uncle for $700, whipped up some business cards at the local Fedex Kinkos and started his own landscape business.
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BucketTalk Ep 37 | Nate Adams
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Nate Adams

@builtby_n8
This week on Bucket Talk, we meet HVAC technician and hobby woodworker Nate Adams, who you can find on Instagram as @builtby_n8. He’s been in the HVAC trade for 20 years, working on the sales side for the last 15 after starting his career with an apprenticeship. Since he’s no longer out and about working with his hands, he decided to get a woodworking shop going...
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BucketTalk Ep 38 | Donald Ducharme
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Donald Ducharme

@essexnorthshore
For our season 4 finale of Bucket Talk, we talk with Don Ducharme, who is a stonemason by trade but also is the Director of Career Technical Education at Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School in Danvers, Massachusetts — just a short way from BRUNT HQ. He started doing masonry from a young age...
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