Episode 72

72 - Wrong Size Reamer!

In this episode Jem and Justin chat about experimenting with GitHub to share code for Fusion 360 scripts, using large language models like GPT-4 and Claude for data analysis, drama in the 3D printing community around the new Bamboo MakerWorld platform, and setting up repeatable fixtures and tool setups for machining tricky parts like forks.

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  • Makerworld - direct from device
  • feeling mortal
  • Training videos
  • My first Fusion script
  • Bard Updated - and lies profusely
  • Fabworks.com
  • keyboard on the PS
  • GPT quoting feedback 🤯
  • 2 hours of R&D ✅
  • CNC Router Fixture Setups


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Jem Freeman

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

Like Butter | Instagram | More Links

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.

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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