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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: June, 2021
Jun 25, 2021

Topics: 

  • Tour of Miltera
  • CMM machines and Tolerances on Norseman Features
  • Born & Koch - Grinding Wheels on a Mill
  • Sweetwater Sound, Inc. - Business Plans and Visions
  • Willemin Update
  • Stainless Steel SFM & Endmill Chipping
Jun 18, 2021

TOPICS:

 

  • Grimsmo tries to figure out a Kern alarm he has never seen before.
  • SMW got their new DT2 milling machine and it is QUICK!
  • Saunders is taking a Javascript course to edit post processors better.
Jun 11, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Business Problem Solving & Developing Systems
  • DIY Coolant Washdown System
  • Shipping, Customer Service
  • Air Compressor/Drain System IoT Failure
  • Google Sheet To Do List
  • Thingyverse RC F1 Car: 3D Printed Parts & Inspiration
  • Pro-Active Machine Shop Maintenance
  • Learning the KERN - Mid Routine Program Restart: Heidenhain Block Scan, Haas Setting 36
  • Programming G-Code using Visual Studio Code Detecting Syntax Errors
  • Grimsmo Knives Shop Tour Video
  • Fluke Power Meter Determines Power Availability for Willemin
  • Growth Vs. Scaling: Approaching with Caution
  • Sister Tools & Multiple CNC Mills
  • Lathe Tooling & Tool Life
  • Seco Quick Change Toolholder on the Swiss
  • Capto Toolholders for the Nakamura
  • SMW Fixture Plate Packing & Shipping Process


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Jun 4, 2021

TOPICS:

 

  • Being vulnerable & making decisions.
  • Moving and reorganizing areas of both shops.
  • CORE VALUES.
  • Traction by Gino Wickman
  • Saunders installed a coolant washdown system.
  • Chip management & draining coolant.
  • Renishaw probe batteries.
  • Draining air compressors!
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