Episode 172 – History Channel's David Ankin of ToyMakerz
David Ankin was born and raised in South Bend Indiana, like all boys he also loved cars a lot! “Doghouse” Dave is a former stunt man, motorcycle racer, fabricator as well as vehicle customizer. He now gets to share his life and vehicle creations on The History Channel's ToyMakerz. The ToyMakerz TV show follows David's team of custom motor vehicle fabricators, as they do insane one-off custom builds and OEM enhancements for their clients.
David designs the vehicles while also leading his fabrication team and overseeing all the builds. Then he also gets to drive his creations to the absolute extreme. The show often features nationally known experts, some outside contributors as well as very special celebrity guests. As a result they create one-of-a-kind racing creations that Ankin first visualizes and then manifests them as his teams builds it. ToyMakerz is produced by Lucky13Cinematic which is also co-owned by David and his business partner David Young.