You got the customer’s purchase order, made the parts, and sent them out for inspection. Now, the customer is rejecting them for… Watch Video
Many of us spend a lot of time comparing tooling for our CNC machines, but if you’re not looking at the workholding, you could… Watch Video
Some lessons are harder than others – but as with most things, you hope to only have to experience the really… Watch Video
If you’re considering buying a new machine tool, you may be surprised that the process from placing an order to… Watch Video
What would you do if a potential customer wanted to not only buy out your shop’s whole capacity for a period of time, but… Watch Video
No matter how well-managed or streamlined your shop is – there are going to be slow periods, and it’s easy to… Watch Video
Ian discusses some key strategies and approaches you should keep in mind should your shop end up with… Watch Video
A question was posed to machine shop owners – if you could do it all again knowing what you know now, what would you do differently? Watch Video
As a manufacturing business owners we hope to see RFQs cross our desks, but there are a few things that raise an… Watch Video
Ian Sandusky from Lakewood Machine is back again to discuss some of his favorite manufacturing trends of the past year… Watch Video
With so many tooling manufacturers and vendors out there, it can be extremely overwhelming to choose what tools… Watch Video
This GIANT box of tooling was sent to his shop from Walter Tools and we’re going to be opening it up and taking a look… Watch Video
How do you help motivate your employees toward excellence? On this episode of MACHINE SHOP TALK, Ian addresses this common issue…. Watch Video
You do some design work on your own time, for the company you work for. Now, another company wants a copy of the drawings. Is that legal? Watch Video
What do you do when you spend all the time quoting out a job, and now the customer wants to…Episo Watch Video
Using top-notch cutting tools will always guarantee you the best results, but is it always the best approach? Watch Video
So you run a hot job as a machinist, somehow, you messed something up along the way, and now the boss wants you to come in… Watch Video
Attending trade shows can be expensive. With so much available online, is there still value in attending in-person events? Watch Video