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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, 2023
Oct 27, 2023

TOPICS:

 

  • SMW Willemin is fixed!  Replacement Fanuc motor worked.
  • Haas UMC350
  • Office Phones
  • "Lean Built" podcast with Jay and Andrew
  • "Sooner, not faster"

       "Slow is smooth, smooth is fast"

       "Speed is fine, but accuracy is final"

  • Blinders in business
  • Wera tooling
  • SMW is selling Proven Cut
Oct 20, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Grimsmo visited Kern Precision in Chicago!
  • Four Areas that will put you out of business
  • What I need and want out of the company by the end of the year
  • Tour of Lapmaster
  •  Saunders made a splash guard for his Okuma grinder
  •  "we have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one"
  • Confucius

 

Oct 13, 2023

TOPICS:

  • Maintaining CNC machines
  • Process bins!
  • Carbon Fiber tips and tricks
  • Sandvik drills
  • ERP systems managing lead times
  • Freshdesk for customer service
Oct 6, 2023

TOPICS:

 

  • Work/Life balance
  • Okuma Horizontal machining valve covers
  •  3d printing parts for the shop
  •  Fusion 360 frustrations
  •  Grimsmo vising Kern Precision in Chicago
  •  Shipping computers
  • 3d printed metal parts
  • craftcloud3d.com
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