Manufacturing -- grassroots style

Friday's jobs report shows that there were 12,000 extra manufacturing jobs last month.

Friday's jobs report shows that there were 12,000 extra manufacturing jobs last month. This may evoke an image of people working in big factories. But what about an emerging grassroots style of making things that's about craftsmanship, tinkering and innovation involving things you can actually touch?

Jules Pieri, founder and CEO of a product launch platform called The Grommet, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss a status report on what's called the "Maker Movement in America."

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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