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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: October, 2022
Oct 28, 2022

Topics:

  • Designing a chip conveyor
  • replacing a Blum probe
  • costs to service machinery
  • stop using e-mail for internal communication
  • duplicate SKUs, Shopify

 

Oct 21, 2022

Topics

  • Saunders running his horizontal mill 18 hours a day
  • Making custom Porsche parts
  • kids in the shop
  • Grimsmo crunched the probe tip on his Speedio with custom programming
  • Chip management on the Speedio
  • probing, manual programming

 

Oct 14, 2022

Topics

  • Grimsmo releasing a new case for their Saga printer
  • 3d printing for production
  • cardboard packaging
  • Autodesk Fusion meetup in December https://www.dsi-mfg.com/fusion-summit-2022
  • multiple computers for workflow
  • tool breakage control

 

Oct 7, 2022

Topics:

  • Machining is the coolest thing ever
  • "failing as a business leader if we don't purge our junk"
  • "what do I want in the next 6 months" 
  • how to hire and train new people quickly?
  • Variance accounting
  • SMW online training classes
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