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Success stories from independent makers

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We're gathering interviews from successful entrepreneurs who work with their hands. Whether it's $500/month on the side or $5,000/month to quit their job, these makers succeeded with their unique ideas.

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Circuit Breaker Labs

Circuit board jewelry, accessories & art

How I scaled my business to switch careers from science to art

$12500 / month

circuit board resin jewelry recycled metalsmithing
Concrete & Wax

Stackable concrete holders and natural wax pillar candles

How we invented a new career for ourselves after tinkering with materials in our garage

$3000 / month

concrete wax candles candle holders casting modular design
Spaceplay

Mini concrete sculptures and layered laser cut relief artworks

How our passion for brutalist architecture drives us to create unique 3D artwork

$5000 / month

concrete casting laser cutting 3D design 3D printing photography
SkateReclaimCreate

Coffee tampers and portafilter handles from reclaimed skateboard wood

How I joined my passions to start making barista tools from old skateboards

up to $500 / month

skatewood resin woodworking barista tools lathing recycled
MadeByBears

Handmade wool felt slippers, cases and bags

How a family Christmas tradition turned into a successful business

$1500 / month

slippers bags cases wool felt felt wearable sewing
Amoria Jewellery

Handcrafted jewellery made from recycled metals and hand mined stones

How we joined our skills to create an ethical, eco-friendly business

up to $500 / month

jewellery silver copper precious metal recycled ethical stones
Wood All Good

Handmade jewelry and decor made from sustainably sourced wood and resin

How I quit my office job to pursue my lifelong dream to become an artist and craftsman

$12500 / month

wood resin sustainable jewelry pendant precious metal