Starts off on a SUPER positive note: “We’ve got the recipe down!”
The team is taking initiative, and making projects their own.
“You need the best guy to come up with the process. Then it’s trainable, it’s a recipe.” - Grimsmo
Healthy shops, happy team
Where are we at in the SAGA of the Saga Pen?
“Priorities, man” - Grimsmo
Knives are the first priority, and the lathe has been running non-stop for the past few weeks in the Grimsmo shop. That’s awesome! But it means there’s less lathe time for pen parts (which are entirely made on the lathe).
Saunders’ Challenge: What spindle to buy next? Check out Saunders’ December shop update! It breaks down how to budget, and what time of year is best to buy.
Grimsmo is successfully running two pallets(!!) at a time now on his mill, but getting this to work was no cake walk.
Among the casualties: a Cogsdill Tool
“I was so worried about the programming side of it, that I didn’t worry about the mechanical side” - Grimsmo
Your tolerance is inTENTH!
The Johns talk machining and getting their tolerances down to tenths.
Sad news: factory closing the doors after 100 years of operation
Back to the Grind...ing company
The Supfina fine grinding machine is no longer happening for Grimsmo. BUT Nifty Bar upped their game and meets the Grimsmo standard in grinding! Could this be better?
Q: Can an FAQ make up for a subroutine?
A: On a shopify website, perhaps!
Tune in to hear Saunders’ and Grimsmo’s 2019 goals!
Grimsmo: Get a new fixture installed to allow a four pallet setup
Saunders: Work steadily on improving the Shopify website