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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: July, 2022
Jul 29, 2022

TOPICS:

  • John & John crashed the Willemin, Okuma & Kern, yikes...
  • Grimsmo getting the Willemin to measure probe length.
  • How to calibrate your spindle probe length.
  • Saunders is finishing us a big fixture plate order.
Jul 22, 2022

Topics:

- SMW Relaunches CNC Training Courses in a New Center!
- Grimsmo Tweaks Grinding Process on KERN
- Should You Max Out Spindles That Run Less Than 20K RPM?
- Brother Speedio + Auto Door Coming to GK Soon!
- International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 
- Okuma Mist Collector Activation Issue
- Reorganizing Endmills
- GERP Update, Inventory, Operations, Tooling, Purchase Orders

 

Jul 15, 2022

TOPCIS:

 

  • We finally get closure on Judd
  • Mama Grimsmo is visitng for the first time since 2019!
  • Grimsmo starts getting great results after a much needed training sesisons from the CMM.
  • Saunders dives into endmills and surface finishes.
  • Metrology!!!
  • Grimsmo has been on a rabbit hole to try to make their saga mechanisims better.
  • Saunders chats about probing issues.
Jul 8, 2022

Topics:

- Saunders opens up about his 11- year CNC companion
- Grimsmo takes on more duties while Angelo attends CMM Training
- Eumachs Sold! Avid CNC Router to cut foam for GK
- SMW Training begins July 19th
- Renishaw Probe Repair & Settings
- Willemin/WileMILL Probe Issues & 3D Printed Key Bracket
- HDPE Plastic Warp: Will annealing solve the lakes/hills?
- Rust Prevention: Looking for Input!

Jul 1, 2022

TOPICS:

 

  • John Grimsmo came in to learn the new Zeiss CMM until 4am.
  • Saunders is experiencing variations on some parts.
  • Learning more about epoxy tombstones
  • The oldest Renishaw probe cracked the glass.
  • Grimsmo provides an update on the Speedio & Tornos oil issues.
  • Saunders has his training class start in only 3 weeks!
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