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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, 2022
Sep 30, 2022

Topics:

  • "The only constant is change"
  • Near fatal car accident for SMW employee and how it affects the company
  • Saunders' wife filling in
  • perpetual biggest failure?
  • can do great things when able to focus, but...
  • 4 new employees at SMW in the past 72 hrs
  • Tornos update from Grimsmo
  • Running machines unattended overnight
Sep 23, 2022

Topics

  • Fired up after IMTS
  • Authenticity in marketing
  • Willemin booth at IMTS, all about lathes!
  • Takeaways from the show
  • shop update video
  • Mini chip conveyor on the Speedio machine
  • Check valve on coolant nozzles
  • Opportunity cost of being an entrepreneur
Sep 16, 2022
John Saunders and John Grimsmo recorded this episode live at IMTS 2022 where they talk about new tools and great fans at this epic tradeshow!
 
Sep 9, 2022

Topics:

  • Richlite
  • purchasing high dollar items and utilizing cash to your benefit
  • Joe Rogan and Zuck Podcast
  • "I've won"
  • philosophy of business
  • Grimsmo is in love with his Speedio machine!
  • Zero point workholding
  • Miyano lathe
Sep 2, 2022

Topics:

  • IMTS trade show
  • Willemin machines
  • classic growing problems. Chip management and recycling
  • Machine prices at trade shows
  • Grimsmo working on the speedio
  • How to teach and train your team high level skills to scale your company
  • bite off more than you can chew, then chew
  • book reference/resources
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