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First an introduction

Discussion in 'Reid Manufacturing - OEM Knife Solutions' started by reidmfg, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. reidmfg


    Sep 11, 2008
    My name is Jeff Cothery and my company is Reid Mfg. Co. Reid is a growing supplier to OEM knifemakers and has made blades, handles and completed knives for some of the best names around. I sure would like to keep growing and to that extent welcome any contact with members here at bladeforums who would like to talk about production issues and ideas. We have pretty complete production capabilities including CNC grinding, CNC turning and CNC milling also laser and water jet cutting and heat treat service. We also do production vibratory finishing.
  2. macgregor22


    Sep 20, 2007
    Welcome, nice to meet you Jeff.
    Any pictures of your companies work?
  3. lazerboy2000


    Mar 3, 2008
    Welcome aboard Jeff and its great to see an excellent addition to BFC. I look forward to seeing some of your work.

    Here's a link to their website for those to see: http://www.reidmfg.com

  4. reidmfg


    Sep 11, 2008
    thanks Lazer,
    Actually our website is www.reidtooldesign.com I'll get some pics of the shop and products up as quick as I can.
  5. muddog49


    Nov 1, 2007
    Jeff, welcome to Blade Forum, I'm looking forward to seeing your products.
  6. JatMat


    Aug 26, 2006
    Welcome Jeff, always nice to have new folks around. Look forward to seeing some of your company's work.
  7. pbubsy

    pbubsy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 27, 2006
  8. JTR357


    Sep 10, 2007
    [​IMG][​IMG]...how much you learn here.

    Tip! surrender control of your finances to your significatant other.:D
  9. 2brothers


    Apr 22, 2007
    Welcome. Look forward to seeing your work.

  10. Solstice


    May 27, 2005
    Welcome aboard.

    Do you do any casting work? Specifically aluminum. If not, could I send you a G10 slab from a knife handle and have it copied in another metal?

    Thanks guys and I'm looking forward to working with you and your company.
  11. Keith_H


    Jul 20, 2007
    Welcome to Bladeforums! That must be one heck of a shop!
  12. SPXTrader


    Dec 26, 2006
    Howdy! I'm looking forward to seeing your stuff!
  13. P.Brewster

    P.Brewster KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 25, 2007

    is your laser/WJ cutting done in-house or out?
  14. Chinpo


    Aug 25, 2007
  15. reidmfg


    Sep 11, 2008
    Chinpo, we do the cad and programming but the cutting is actually done in a shop around the block from us
  16. reidmfg


    Sep 11, 2008
    I've never posted any pictures here, hope these work. We'll get some shop pictures up as soon as I'm sure I'm doing it right.
    Clip Point & rifle.jpg

    Bird & Trout.jpg

    Toothpick Blank.jpg
  17. 555

    555 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2007
    Welcome to the Blade Forums :), This looks interesting.:cool::thumbup:
  18. richard j

    richard j

    Apr 1, 2007
    welcome to the forum jeff. i like the maple on the knife and gun. do you have any other pictures of the gun?
  19. Daniel Koster

    Daniel Koster www.kosterknives.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 18, 2001
    Can you tell us more about your CNC grinding work?

    (interested in getting blades ground)

  20. Ed T

    Ed T

    Apr 23, 2002
    Welcome to bladeforums!

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