In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek sits down with carpenter Clint Harp for an illuminating conversation on his career thus far. Clint talks about growing up in Georgia, his time in Europe as a Christian missionary, how his relationship with Chip and Joanna Gaines has evolved, and what motivates him to build Harp Design Company. Meek also covers two activities-based businesses emerging in downtown Waco: Waco Paddle Company, and Waco Running Company.
Inside the Episode:
0:31 - Waco Paddle Company
4:10 - Waco Running Company
5:07 - Clint Harp's history in Waco
6:55 - Waco life in the 1990s
10:05 - World travels
11:48 - Missionaries in Europe
13:30 - Time to get a "big boy job"
15:10 - Personal life deteriorates
16:07 - Furniture making comes into focus
16:40 - Family history in furniture
18:52 - Chip and Jo enter the picture
21:40 - "What are we doing?" moment
24:12 - TV spinoffs
26:23 - The heart of Harp Design Co.