Taking it to the NEXT LEVEL
Should The Business of Machining be more than a conversation between machinist/entrepreneur buddies?
Saunders and Grimsmo discuss what makes BOM stand out among podcasts, and how to be more clear in their intentions for the podcast.
Who can you trust?? To answer to your question
“Be careful in this day and age because anybody will answer your question” - Quote Saunders liked
In a world of opinions, decide in advance whose opinion you trust. Target your questions to those who can best answer them.
Saunders’ Baby, ProvenCut, PARTNERS with Xometry
Some Xometry products will go up on the ProvenCut website.
Lights OFF, camera, action!
Grimsmo does his first night of “lights off machining” on the Swiss Lathe, and realizes how much help a camera surveillance system would be to allow him to keep an eye on the machines when he’s not there.
“I feel like I’m making the machines feel lonely when I turn all the lights off” - Saunders
The Power of a $10 End Mill
Grimsmo and Saunders talk about spindles, tool life, and setting up a system to better understand when their tools are wearing out.
“My one [$10 - $20] end mill can do up to 500 parts!” - Grimsmo
Some measuring equipment is better than others...
“Woah, that’s an optical comparator on steroids!” - Grimsmo
When to Customize your Website
Saunders and Grimsmo talk about different features that web hosts provide, and the pros and cons to getting a custom website.
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Saunders and Grimsmo discussed having more specific topics on BOM episodes, such as what to look for in a new hire. If you liked this episode, give us a review on your podcast app! We’d love to hear what you think.