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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: February, 2021
Feb 26, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Saunders talks about his experience with quitting his day job and when you should to.
  • Do you spot holes in machining?
  • Saunders goes into a huge rabbit hole of 3d printing.
  • Lathes, Lathes and more Lathes!
  • Hot glue in the shop? What are the uses?
  • Saunders does a shop tour at Area419
Feb 19, 2021

TOPICS

 

  • Does a College Education Matter? Grimsmo and Saunders share their different paths and initial interests BEFORE they got into CNC machining.
  • Someone is looking for a new machinist---could it be you?
  • Optical Flat & Monochromatic Light for Part Flatness @laneymachinetech
  • Grimsmo and Saunders offer each other workable solutions for tool break detection and other quirky issues.
  • Renishaw probing macros and lathe part off techniques
Feb 12, 2021

TOPICS:

 

  • Reaming holes.
  • Endmill coatings and storage.
  • Grob factory tour.
  • Tool like time and replacement methods.
  • Johnny Five returns.

Links:

https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/09782467

Feb 5, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Trusting Instincts
  • Social proof for marketing and branding
  • Creative Fixturing and Workholding
  • Grimsmo and Saunders Approved Tools!
  • Good reasons to outsource things beyond the scope of your business
  • Xometry Pay - Solving Collection of past due accounts for businesses?
  • Prusas, 3D printed 1/4" Royal Collet for sub spindle & Gauge Housings

 

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