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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: January, 2022
Jan 28, 2022

TOPICS:

  • Grimsmo removed a spindle on their Willemin.
  • Saunders is bringing back CNC training classes. Click me for more.
  • Grimsmo is building a new CNC router.
  • Saunders has passed a fixture plate off to a different shop.
  • Saunders has ordered his horizontal machine!
  • Grimsmo scrapped a part on the Kern.
Jan 21, 2022

TOPICS:

  • How to have a crappy day (vendor issues, forklift gets stuck)
  • Grimsmo considers adding 2 Brother Speedio Machines
  • Graphite EDM Vacuum Setup, Manual Indexers, UR Robots
  • Purchasing Horizontal CNC Machines, Tool Matrix     Considerations, & Tombstone Workholding
  • Purchasing CNC Machines: Travel, Weight Capacity,
  • Automation Washdown & Spin Drying Parts
  • Want to take over the DeWalt product line at SMW?
  • Culture Code & Clear Communication
  • Deep Dive on the Fancy Chip Conveyor
Jan 14, 2022

TOPCIS:

  • Horizontal Machining centers for 3 axis machines.
  • Renishaw touch probes. Double vs single touch.
  • Grimsmo thinking hard about buying a Datron Neo.
  • Saunders is still dreaming about a Hermle RS1 pallet changing 5 axis machine.
  • Porsche update from Saunders on his 944.
Jan 7, 2022

Topics:

  • KERN calls in sick at Grimsmo Knives
  • Pride in Work & Small Business Culture: Read Small Giants!
  • Last Part for Willemin Arrives Today!
  • Eumach Spindles
  • 3D Printing: Voron & Prusa
  • Haas DT-2 
  • Saunders' Porche
  • Grimsmo Debates the Fate of the Mori
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