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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: May, 2021
May 28, 2021

TOPICS:
- Chip Trapper VS. Freddy
- Machine Shops & Climate Control
- Regularly Scheduling Maintenance
- DIY Washdown system for the Haas?
- 3D Printing a Detent Dropper Mechanism Creality LD002H
- Information and Operations Overhaul at SMW
- Communicating Important Information for Team

May 21, 2021

TOPICS:

 

  • Both John's are reading Traction by Gino Wickman. Has tons of great information.
  • What are the most important numbers to monitor in your business?
  • Do you watch cash on hand on a daily basis?
  • Standardize info without the noise.
  • Grimsmo is trying to machine acrylic, which is tougher than it looks.
May 14, 2021


Topics:

  • Grimsmo shares an update about firing his father
  • How the justice system relates to owning a business
  • Saunders leans toward LEx tracking inventory and communicating with Shopify's API
  • Astronaut Hangout: Outer Space, Infinitesimal Perspectives, & UFOs
  • GK Seco Tool Update
  • Swiss IRL - Setup, Material, Guide Bushings, Turning Centerless Ground Material
  • Willemin - A Customs Nightmare
  • Helpful Advice for Decision Making - More alternatives = Better decisions
  • KERN - Tool Life & Pallet Management
May 7, 2021

TOPICS:

  • This week Saunders & Grimsmo give a deep dive into all their employees and what they do.
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