Benchtop Woodworks / Chris Harpster

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About Benchtop Woodworks / Chris Harpster

Who and Why? 
My name is Chris Harpster and its my goal to help YOU MAXIMIZE YOUR SHOP. I have been woodworking my entire memorable life, and love helping others learn. I'm required to move  every 2 years for my job, which makes keeping a shop a challenge. In 2012, I began to design and engineer an extremely efficient mobile small shop layout. In 2015, I was encouraged by other woodworking friends to share my solutions and I launched my YouTube channel. 
My father was a shop teacher for 33 years, he retired in 2008. Since that time, every shop teacher in his district has retired. Technology education has been phased out in many schools, along with the practical skills they taught. I reluctantly entered the YouTube arena as I had absolutely zero experience with recording, editing or even the best way to share my goals and teach other woodworkers. All I had were: my machines, a sketch of my mobile shop, a camera phone and a goal to share woodworking education with others.

In 2016, I decided to take my production of content more seriously and officially launched BenchTop Woodworks. This was my first deliberate step to transition my hobby into a business centered around helping others. Every video, article, and plan that I produce is focused on my goal of showing that a shop doesn't have to be large or elaborate to produce quality results. I want to encourage as many people as I can to safely enter the hobby of woodworking. 

What does the Money Support?
When you contribute, you will be helping me improve every single day. This money will be directly used in ways that will improve the quality and frequency of my content. I will use it to cover the fees and materials associated with online content production. Its my goal to constantly improve the ways I'm helping YOU to Maximize Your Shop. I would be honored if you partner with me in bringing that goal to others.
Thank You!

Chris Harpster


Goals
$4.29 of $1,000 per month
My biggest obstacles to production currently are  time and editing experience. If I reach $1000 per month I will hire an editor to help me release at least 1-2 more videos per week. 
I will also personally purchase a Festool Domino DF 500 Q-Plus and will send it to a randomly selected patron as a thank you. 
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