Episode 82

82 - Additive to Replace Subtractive?

Jem and Justin are back from holiday break. They dive into the challenge of disconnecting, explore radius gauges on Makerworld, and share their latest workshop upgrades. Hear about their experiments with hot wax dipping inspired by honey-making, and Justin's insights from 'The Machine that Changed the World'. Plus, a look at turning off social media, the potential of offline LLMs, and the intriguing world of 3D printed tool steel. Will additive methods replace subtractive? They also discuss learning CAM and the promise of Fusion, hinting at Fusion GPTs.

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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.

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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