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Business of Machining

John Grimsmo of Grimsmo Knives and John Saunders of NYC CNC discuss their success, struggles, goals and more as machinists, business owners and entrepreneurs.
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Now displaying: January, 2021
Jan 15, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Saunders is starting 2021 off great with their ERP system and staying busy with orders.
  • Saunders also tells us about his broken tool on the lathe.

 

  • Grimsmo has been getting their Okamoto surface grinder up and running and it has been awesome!
  • The big news out of Grimsmo is that the Rask is back! They have been hard at work for almost 4 years to bring back the Rask.

 

Jan 8, 2021

TOPICS: 

  • Grimsmo starts us off with a smooth lead in
  • SMW Product Demand Increases & The Struggle to Reduce Lead Time 
  • Super Helpful Tools & Gadgets (Scales & Pallet Jacks)
    • https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200680712_200680712
  • Precision 
    • Abbe's Principle
    • The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    • A Crazy Metrology Question on the NYCCNC Forum
  • Toolpath & Product Improvements
    • Reliable Processes VS. Cycle Time
    • Using templates for easier programming
  • Conventional VS. Climb Milling
Jan 1, 2021

2020 has been a wild year, and we are sure you are tired of hearing about it by now. But here at the Business of Machining we decide to reflect on the positives. Thank you to everyone for being with us throughout this year!

 

Grimsmo has found a solution to lift very heavy objects within their shop without the need of a forklift. It takes them back to the old Volvo days in the garage. Saunders is playing with a Vortex cold air gun and is having a literal blast.

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