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CNCCookbooks Inc. says it invested a lot of time and effort into its "Complete Guide to CNC Mill Feeds and Speeds." It is one of a number of in-depth cookbooks the company offers to help you become a better CNC’er, and it was the first one it created.
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A life-long entrepreneur involved in starting and growing seven different businesses and a successful blog, Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook devotes the 13th episode of the CNC Chef video series to a question his CNC machining audience often asks: How do you start a new business?
Finding and hiring skilled, talented workers for your manufacturing business — when you need them — is one of the big factors that determine the success of your company. In the 16th episode of the CNC Chef video series, Bob Warfield from CNCCookbook lays out some tips and advice for hiring during an economic era of full employment.
When Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook blog surveyed his readers about what endmills they use, he said there were way more than 100 brands represented. This video is all about understanding what's different about an expensive endmill versus a cheap one. Bob also addresses the question of whether premium endmills are worth the price.
In the debut episode of The CNC Chef, Bob Warfield from CNCCookbook.com cautions against slowing down your feed rate to avoid tool rubbing. A new monthly video series from Cutting Tool Engineering, The CNC Chef will address a variety of machining challenges in the coming months.
Bob Warfield of the CNC Cookbook offers seven tips for avoiding breaking taps in the 11th episode of the CNC Chef, a Cutting Tool Engineering video series produced in conjunction with the CNC Cookbook.
For all practical purposes, says Bob Warfield of CNCCookbook.com, manual machinists always use conventional milling and CNC machinists always use climb milling. "Most of us do one or the other, and seldom change," he observed, but is that right?"
The CNC Chef revisits the high-mix, low-volume business model for shops trying to succeed in a world where they have to get the job right with just 95 parts.
This is the 20th episode in Cutting Tool Engineering's CNC Chef video series, which is produced in collaboration with Bob Warfield of CNCCookbook.com.
In the ninth episode of the CNC Chef, Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook covers the role of coolant in CNC machining and offers some tips for using coolant more effectively.
The 12th episode of the CNC Chef, a video series produced by Cutting Tool Engineering in collaboration with Bob Warfield of the CNC Cookbook, gives some long overdue attention to Design for Manufacturing and Assembly.
For shop managers considering "lights out machining," Bob Warfield of CNCCookbook.com offers a host of tips to help ensure your success. Watch the 15th episode of the CNC Chef, a collaboration between Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook.com and Cutting Tool Engineering.
In the 18th episode of Cutting Tool Engineering's CNC Chef video series, Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook delves into setup time savings and other benefits of using fixture plates.
Bob Warfield of The CNCCookbook addresses an old saying in the machine shop world that suggests real money is made from having great fixturing. Is that really true? Does every job benefit from fancy fixturing? As good as it often is, great fixturing may not always be the right answer.
For the 10th episode of The CNC Chef, Bob Warfield of the CNCCookbook discusses the challenges presented when drilling deep holes. Among them: clearing the chips, getting coolant down deep, and holding tolerances on position, diameter and surface finish. As Warfield observes in this episode, "all of this means we need to use some special…