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#50: Does Design, Content or Usability Come First?

#50: Does Design, Content or Usability Come First?

In this week's episode, Johnny, James, and Zack discuss whether design, content, or usability come first when planning out a project. They also answer more listener questions! Enjoy.

We’re on Patreon!

We've added a $250 goal for weekend show. There are tons of support levels, a weekly After Show, monthly hangouts, and more. Top patrons this week are Make Build Modify, Master of None, and Deby Brooke!

What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Zack: Shelf, Leatherworking, Bushmills, Fabtech
  • Johnny: Modern Dining Table, Assembly Table Design
  • James: KITCHEN!!!! 

Show Topic: Does Design, Content or Usability Come First?

Metal & Grain :

Do you think about design, content or usability first?

Make Brooklyn :

How does being a content creator affect your timeline in completing projects? I know for me, filming makes it take easily three times longer than it otherwise would.

Keith Johnson WW:

When you guys put together a YouTube vid, do you record everything and then do a marathon editing session? Or do you work in chunks and edit as you finish each phase of the project?


What do you do when you find yourself awake at 5AM, unable to sleep, being blasted with tons of great project ideas? Only me?

Hammer and Neil:

If you could make any step of the process done in an instant what step would it be?

Joke of the week

From Yonatan2 : 

What's a really cheap DIYing consumable you can buy on Amazon?

What’s new/what are we watching/reading?

#51: Bug Infested Wood, Reusing Old Flooring & Staying Motivated

#51: Bug Infested Wood, Reusing Old Flooring & Staying Motivated

#49: Answering More Listener Questions

#49: Answering More Listener Questions