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Master Mechanics | S01 E04

Jack Olsen: One Garage To Do It All

Our friend Jack Olsen walks us through his incredible converted 2-car garage, DIY philosophy and passion for building and tinkering.
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Frank Anigbo
Frank Anigbo

Truly inspiring.

Bill Meyer
Bill Meyer

For those of us who wrench on our own cars hearing Jack speak of working within one’s limitations is a great point. Most of us are not engineers nor expert fabricators so when we get an idea for a new tweak be it simple or complex and then bring it to fruition the feeling of accomplishment is one of the best things about the “hands on” part of driving tastefully. Knowing your limits can lead to some very creative solutions.

Paul Bilek
Paul Bilek

Jack was the biggest inspiration behind my garage setup and why I modeled my work areas and layout after his.

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Henry Rosenblit
Henry Rosenblit

That is Sooooo Cool!

JimZRyd
JimZRyd

Inspirational indeed! Nice story, thanks!

Ed Moses

Agreed

Dennis White
Dennis White

Unfortunately I’m considered dangerous with tools and machinery, but admire those with the talent. Do use Jack’s corner-by-corner guide to Willow Springs constantly as a kind of tool. Does that count?

Henry Rosenblit
Henry Rosenblit

Once again, I am inspired to setup my garage… oh where to begin. Perhaps Lot’s of Red Bull to get started.
Thank you Jack–Well Done!
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lakggk
lakggk

Like I have always believed and preached and Jack is excellent example. It is not great tools that make an exceptional craftsman but an exceptional craftsman that makes any tool greatl