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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: November, 2021
Nov 26, 2021

TOPICS: 

- DIY a Monochromatic Light Source & Optical Flats from Ukraine

- Geeking Out: Zeiss- From Eye Doc to CNC Machine Shop

- ERP System Development: Are We There Yet?

- 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success 

- Okuma Chip Conveyor - Wasting Pans!

- Ultrasonic Cleaners

- The NEW Prusa: Don't Over-Engineer Parts!

- Thanksgiving in the USA

 

 

We really appreciate everyone who tunes in to listen, everyone who has helped us along the way, and everyone who is part of the CNC family!

Nov 19, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Saunders got his Okuma chip conveyer this morning.
  • Horizontal milling machines.
  • Haas lathe origin went wonky.
  • Grimsmo is diving into optical flats. Watch this!
  • Rask blade surface finish issues.
  • Willemin updates.
Nov 11, 2021

TOPICS: 

 - Fraud and small businesses: Don't be emotional; make a protocol!

- Okuma Training & Pre-Staged Tooling Quirk in OSP: Post Processor Solution?

- Starrett Optical Comparator & Mitutoyo Electronic Indicator

- Visible Valley in Knife Spine: How to Pinpoint the Problem

- Debate on Hiring Gives Saunders New Perspective

- Higher Education: Is is a Must?

 

 

Read 10 pages per night! 

The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't

 

Nov 5, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Student internships & explaining machining to a 16 year old.
  • Willemin updates!
  • Grimsmo purchased an optical comparator and it is incredible.
  • Horizontal milling machines.
  • Saunders' Okuma is getting isntalled.
  • Daily to do lists is huge! 

Preview attachment Saunders regional map_v2.pdf

 

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