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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: August, 2021
Aug 27, 2021

TOPICS: 

  • Spindle Utilization - Both Johns calculate the weekly percentage of working hours for their machines and discuss factors that affected those outcomes.
  • Don't let the ERP become the company POS!  
  • Internal Culture & Branding 
  • Mori Spindle Time Increase - Grimsmo is tracking spindle time so he can make in-process tweaks to get MORe out of the Mori
  • Upcoming Business Videos That Everyone Needs
    • Why isn't my business making money!? 
    • Economic Downturns & How to Protect Your Business
  • Warranty Repairs for GK: Is there a good solution?
  • WILLEMIN, KEARN, & ESA INSPECTION
  • Shipping Errors - Saunders and Grimsmo share recent shipping mistakes and preventative measures to implement. 
  • Grimsmo Bros Book Club: Erik and John are reading Attraction by Gino Wickman to make big plans for the future of GK.  Is this the Grimsmo Finer Things Club!?
Aug 20, 2021

TOPCIS:

  • Mental health in running a business.
  • Asking why 5 times.
  • Saunders got a new machine! Okuma M660!
  • All about surface grinding and finishing.
  • Robot Pallet Loader?
  • Process reliability.
  • Think of something you are grateful for every night.
Aug 6, 2021

Topics: 

  • Accountabilibuddies & Truth
  • Relentless by Tim Grover
  • Hardmilling Speeds & Feeds
  • CBN Endmills for Norseman
  • Variable Feedrate & CNC Acceleration/Deceleration
  • Adam the Machinist: Carbide for Hardmilling
  • Zedaro Cutting Tools (WNT, Ceratizit, etc.)
  • De Boer Tool in Toronto, Canada
  • Weird Alarm on KERN
  • Saunders considers custom drills
  • LSC, Sandvik, Magical McMaster
  • Process Reliability Disciples 
  • Cost Per Edge
  • Dobson Pipe Organ Fire & Pipe Organ Tuning Tools
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