Justin Mairot

The Good of the Land


Justin Mairot is a YouTube creator with a background in fabrication, collision repair, and classic car restoration. His channel of more than 230,000 subscribers, The Good of the Land, is built around the restoration of antique tools and machinery and his love of history. His drive and passion for history and restoration has taken him from home gardening to late nights in the blacksmith shop to museum curator to Science Channel historian. He hosts an annual festival, The Good of the Land Fest, featuring YouTube makers and craftsmen and focusing on bringing traditional skills back to life.

Justin will be speaking at the Texas and Polyface Farm Fairs.


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Restoring Antique Tools for Modern Use

In the modern age of mass-produced tools, quality sometimes takes a back seat, but superior tools have survived from a time when skilled craftsmen and engineers created the best-designed tools and implements ever manufactured. Restoration specialist Justin Mairot from The Good of the Land explains how to bring these incredible relics back to life for use in your home shop.
Modern Homesteading

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Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Building and Energy Stage
Polyface Farm, Workshop time to be determined
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