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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, 2022
May 27, 2022

TOPICS:
- Preparing for Economic Recession Video
- Better Business Decisions: Evolving from a Short Term to Long Term Mindset
- Saunders gets personal about life, ambitions, and expectations
- Make Sure YOUR Goals are Finite
- Softening of Tech Market/Industry, Cash Flow, & Borrowing Money
- KERN Damper Life & Replacement
- FREE WAY TO INCREASE MACHINE TOOL LIFE!
- Okuma Tool Break Detection & Break Control
- KERN Workflow for Bang On Bore Sizes
- Wear Comp, Speroni Tool Presetter for Measuring Tool Diameter
- DIY Tombstone Pour
- Keith Rucker's Video on Concrete Mold for Casting

- Grimsmo's Belt Grinder Advice
- SAGA Pen and Pocket Book
- Precision Microcast with Adam Demuth & Nicholas Hacko
- Turning on the Willemin

May 20, 2022
TOPICS:

 

  • Saunders talks about his origin story.
  • The boys chat about the importance of education, wether school or investing in yourself.
  • Grimsmo is dialing in the issues they are having with the swiss lathe pump.
  • Saunders gives updates on the ever changing LEX ERP system.
  • The boys talk about the movie "The Founder" about the origin story of Mc Donalds.
  • Saunders has 2 new hires starting next week!
  • Grimsmo crashes the tool changer on the Willemin.
May 13, 2022
TOPCIS:
  • Saunders is visiting Wichita State University for Project MFG.
  • Grimsmo has a ton of updates, open house, tornos problems & willemin progress.
  • Saunders dives into the horizontal process control.
  • Mobile machine shops?!?
  • Teaching the teachers.
  • Grimsmo is starting to use their ERP system to track procedures throughout the company.
  • Saunders learns the hard way not to rush a project before a trip.
  • Grimsmo updates on the CMM and Speedio machines.
May 6, 2022

TOPICS:

  • Grimsmo finally have their Willemin machine fully functional and ready for parts.
  • CAM Programming tips and tricks.
  • Material shortages and price hikes.
  • Preparing for a slowdown.
  • Grimsmo has swiss coolant pump issues.
  • Making tombstones for horizontal machines.
  • Saunders will be judging on Project MFG in Kansas next week!
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