Learn by Doing

Essential Craftsman has received over 150 million views on our YouTube channel - but there is a lot of other content in our library...a few highlights below 👇

The most important thing is to take these principles, and then learn by digging in and trying things yourself!!!

Learn More About EC

Essential Craftsman Academy

Ultimate resource for EC fans. Online courses, Zoom chats, Discord server, and more

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Interviews conducted by Nate with Scott and other tradesmen, contractors, academics, influencers. 

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Spec House Series

The largest video project we have undertaken - over 130 videos detailing every step of building a home. The only series of it's kind!

Maximum Details!


Keep track of Essential Craftsman projects, people, events, and more by following us. Lots of exclusive content here!

Instagram Addicts Only

Tool Reviews

A collection of videos reviewing the tools of the trade. Antique and new - foreign and domestic. Only honest reviews based on our experience in the real world.  

Tools...and How to Use Them

Like Blacksmithing?

Videos featuring the ancient mother of all crafts. Forging, heat treating, power hammers, anvils, grinding - it is all here. 

Anyone Can Learn This!