John Malecki: NFL Star turned His Hobby of Woodworking into a Full-Time Business & He is Inspiring the Next Generation of Wood Craftsmen

July 24 04:09 2021
John Malecki: NFL Star turned His Hobby of Woodworking into a Full-Time Business & He is Inspiring the Next Generation of Wood Craftsmen

Pittsburgh, PA, USA – July 23, 2021 – Former NFL Offensive Lineman from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. John Malecki has proudly been taking his skills and his creative vision for woodworking to the next level. After retiring from professional football, John picked up the hobby of woodworking and then turned it into custom furniture and content business called John Malecki & Co. He has now expanded his team and taking the business to new heights, with a revamped website and online merchandise along with a digital products store. From playing on the football field to crafting wood into a meaningful creation, John is an accomplished American athlete and wood artist with an undying passion for his sport and craft.

“I began my woodworking career by selling products and doing custom work for clients while promoting my business on Instagram.” Said John Malecki, while sharing the story of his woodworking business in a recent interview. “ In 2016 I started a YouTube channel, and have been working as a full-time content creator since 2018 with woodworking as the focal point in my content.” He added. Through his successful woodworking business and its prominent presence on social media, John’s work is an inspiration for many retired athletes and military veterans, who can take up new hobbies post-retirement and turn those hobbies into a profession by his example.

John made his NFL career as an offensive lineman playing Guard & Center. He played for 5 teams over his 4-year stint, mostly with the Pittsburgh Steelers, which was a childhood dream of his growing up in Pittsburgh, PA. Before playing in the NFL, John attended the University of Pittsburgh where he was a 4-year letterman, earning First Team All-Conference honors, and was voted captain as a senior.

“I try my best to make entertaining content aimed at inspiring the younger generations to get their hands dirty with their own Amazing DIY Projects.” Said John Malecki, while talking about his goals with this woodworking business. “We try to focus on the Personal fulfillment and enjoyment of working with your hands, and by doing this, we are bringing a fun and approachable lens to what our workshop is like.” He added. According to John, his brand will build all sorts of projects from insane levitating furniture pieces to epoxy river tables, home remodels, outdoor decks, and all sorts of wild stuff. John is on a mission to show people that even if they have zero experience, they can still make a huge difference with hard work and dedication.

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