Episode 101

101 - Is Justin 'Within Tolerance?'

Jem is on baby leave, catching up on sleep with three kids at home. In the meantime, Justin is featured on the Within Tolerance podcast with Dylan from Proteum Machining. In this episode, Justin shares his journey of starting Portland CNC, the inspiration behind their innovative dust boot product, and the various challenges they've overcome in the CNC machining industry. He also delves into the complexities of machining furniture, the evolution of their product line, and the unique insights he’s gained from over a hundred episodes recorded with Jem. Tune in for an engaging and informative discussion packed with behind-the-scenes stories and valuable lessons from the world of CNC machining.

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Jem Freeman

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

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Justin Brouillette

Portland, Oregon, USA

PDX CNC | Instagram | More Links

About the Podcast

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Parts Department
Justin Brouillette (Portland CNC) and Jem Freeman (Like Butter) discuss CNC machines, their product design and manufacturing businesses, and every kind of tool that they fancy.

About your hosts

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Jem Freeman

Co-founder and director of Like Butter, a CNC focussed timber design and manufacturing business in their purpose-built solar-powered workshop. Castlemaine, VIC, Australia.
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Justin Brouillette

Founder of Portland CNC & Nack