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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: September, 2023
Sep 29, 2023

TOPICS:

 

  • CMTS tradeshow
  • "Tool Aquisition Syndrome"
  • Tool life and Sandvik tooling reps
  • Polishing small parts
  • Saunders designed a door for his surface grinder
  • Machine maintenance, Kern and Willemin
  • Carbon fiber Saga
Sep 22, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Grimsmo crashed the Speedio
  • Saunders is surface grinding!
  • My dream job
  • Willemin U axis errors at SMW
  • How do you manage all the tasks and projects?
Sep 15, 2023

TOPICS:

 

  • Lots of problems
  • Building custom computers for CAD/CAM
  • Willemin is sorta broken
  • Bambu 3d printers!
  • Calibrating printed parts
  • Machining carbon fiber in the Speedio
  • SMW puckchuck to market

 

Sep 8, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Resin 3D printing with Grimsmo's daughter
  • how we first learned about CNC machining
  • Willemin lathe parts
  • Saunders' Okamoto surface grinder runs!
  • Coolant foaming
  • Process improvements
Sep 1, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Autodesk Fusion Summit recap
  • Spoiled with new equipment, reinvesting in the company
  • Willemin updates
  • Swiss lathes
  • Grimsmo's 1968 Volvo Amazon wagon runs!

 

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