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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, 2022
Apr 29, 2022

TOPICS:

  • Grimsmo's Willemin Works!
  • Saga Pen Clips & Workholding Brainstorm Session
  • Brother Speedio & Zeiss CMM: Lead Times Could Cause Time Crunch
  • SWISS CHEESE? A New Pump Could Solve the Tornos Oil/Coolant Issue
  • IMTS 2022 & Autodesk University
  • Saunders talks additional building, Okuma Horizontal Production Workflow, & Re-Starting Training Classes!
  • Digital Depth Micrometers
  • Saunders and Alex embark on a DIY Tombstone Design for the Horizontal
  • Grimsmo Wiki: The Place Where Odd Fanuc Stuff Lives
  • 86 GERP, We'll Take Google App Sheets, PLEASE!
Apr 22, 2022
TOPCIS:
  • Lending companies for buying machines & early payment policies.
  • Sauders root story, attitude towards prepayment.
  • Saunders shop tour with Adam Demult
  • Horizontal machining challeneges.
  • Air compressor maintenance time with Grimsmo.
  • Willemin updates.

 

 

Apr 15, 2022

TOPICS:

- Process Capability Index (CPK) - Six Sigma? 
- Batch Production in the Auto Industry
- 3D Printed Haas Parts Catcher & Grimsmo Knives Fixture Loader
- Heat Treat Sandwich & Stacking Blades
- Vendor Relationships: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE DETAILED PRINTS
- Okuma Post Modifications: Almost a Catastrophe
- GAME CHANGER: The "Compare To" Feature in Visual Studio Code
- Shop Computers & Remote Desktop
- Lights Out Production & Air Compressor Ball Valve Solution

Apr 8, 2022

TOPCIS:

  • Saunders is probing on the horizontal.
  • Grimsmo is finalizing their Brother Speedio purchase.
  • Installing tools on the horizontal.
  • Saunders' had a bad day.
  • Grimsmo Tornos oil updates.
  • Willemin updates & CMM purchases.
Apr 1, 2022

TOPICS: 

- Okuma Horizontal: After Hours Machining Dream
- Why We Bought a Horizontal Video
- Fusion 360: Changing Tools at Master Library Level? 
- Renishaw Probing, Okuma Probing, and Macro Variables
- Fixturing, Solving Tolerance Issues, Post Modifications
- Multiple Tolerance Ranges
- Metrology Tools
- Update on Grimsmo's Swiss Coolant/Clarified Butter

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