Last week we saw Jimmy DiResta, along with assistant Willy and shopmate David Waelder, build that modular beehive house.
Waelder, who has worked with Jimmy for years and has his own well-trafficked YouTube channel, brought his own cameras (and a drone!) to shoot B-roll. So in addition to Jimmy's polished final cut, here we get a neat look behind-the-scenes to see all of the unseen work—the squaring, fiddling, adjusting, the endless supply runs—that went into this project.
Here in Part 1, sharp-eyed DiResta's Cut fans will catch a glimpse of Jimmy's screw caddy.
In Part 2 we get to see them tackle the framing and sheathing. I'm digging that Waelder leaves it in the edit every time the camera falls over:
And finally in Part 3, we see the transporting, unloading and on-site assembly. You'll notice that there's a third camera crew in the background; they were commissioned by the client to record the process, as the beehive house is part of his new business and their footage will be part of a commercial.
By the way, there's a hilarious bit at 6:46 where Waelder, mock-interviewing DiResta, apes the leading-question style of a news magazine show. I'll drop it in below if you didn't have time to get through all of Part 3: