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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: April, 2023
Apr 28, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Removing yourself from the company
  • Okuma tool load monitoring
  • SMW purge of old stuff
  • Gridfinity!
  • Process bins
  • Haas lubrication system

 

We're selling some equipment, workholding, etc!  Info at https://www.nyccnc.com/for-sale/

Apr 21, 2023

TOPICS:

  • The life of a business
  • Unwillingness to let go of control
  • Giving a tour to Toyota employees
  • Storing production tools
  • Selling unused tools
  • Process bins!
  • Chip build up on the Okuma

Apr 14, 2023

Topics:

  • SMW Okuma is 1yr old!
  • cash budgeting and spending money
  • A2 bushings heat treat
  • Formlabs resin printer
  • Willemin making the Saga clip
  • Fire hazards with oil machines
  • Process bins!

 

Apr 7, 2023

Topics:

 

  • MTDCNC visited Grimsmo
  • Net 30 customers
  • SMW Zero point system
  • Willemin 2d wrap toolpaths
  • 140 hours a week of Kern run time
  • Fastems 
  • Tool life management
  • Bambu 3d printer

 

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