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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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May 25, 2018

GOOD OL' TUG AND PULL
Grimsmo's laser focus on the SAGA means that
attention to other business areas may be lacking a teensy bit.

Machinist Woes
The pieces and parts of your business are running like clock-work but something's missing.

Easy Answer: Get a dose of SPINDLE THERAPY!

Following the SAGA of the SAGA?
If you listen closely, you'll hear the sound of awesome!

Blade Show is fast approaching AND the SAGA's in the 5% tweak stage! Grimsmo's on a quest for honest feedback from those around him. If you're going to Blade Show, make sure to stop and say, "Hi!"

TIME TO TROUBLESHOOT
Grimsmo's trying to drill a 1/4" hole--2" deep but the drills are EXPLODING! Speaking of time, how long do the set-ups take? Touching off each tool = Confusion

"You're reinvigorating my hate (for lathes)!" - Saunders

SAGA SATURDAY EPISODE 1
Saunders gushes over the mechanism but wants to see more about the lead up!

Sharing the PROCESS
Showing mistakes takes guts when you have a reputation for excellence but that's HOW EXCELLENCE is made! Excellence in itself IS a process rather than a fugue state.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS TOPICS
Minimum Product Viability (ARTICLE)
Actionable Items
Legitimate Scarcity

"Your mama was a snow blower!"
SMW team embarks on making the Johnny-5 from Short Circuit and Grimsmo's got only ONE REQUEST.
EDuino makes a cameo for a nano second.

THE STRUGGLE IS REAL
Saunders grapples with a big decision.
"This might be the last one I have in me."

CALLING BUSINESS OF MACHINING PATRONS:
What should the Johns should do while they're visiting together?

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