Tormach Owner Stories: Frankie Flood, Metalsmith and Studio Artist

Frankie Flood is an Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts and co-chair of the Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department, where he teaches courses centered on using digital design and manufacturing tools like CAD, CAM, CNC machining, and 3D Printing in art and industrial design.

Frankie’s also a Studio Artist (check out his website here) and creates one-of-a-kind functional objects, often expressing his take on everyday kitchen tools like knives, forks, and teapots.

His motorcycle-inspired pizza cutter designs are highly sought after by art collectors and professional chefs, including Mike Isabella (of  TV’s Top Chef fame).  Here’s the Video:

 

Check these Pizza Cutters out!

Pizza Cutter Machined on Tormach

Pizza Cutter Machined on Tormach

Pizza Cutter Machined on Tormach

Pizza Cutter Machined on Tormach

Pizza Cutter Sketch

Pizza Cutter Build

Frankie Flood Pizza Cutter

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Andrew Grevstad

With over ten years of professional experience in advanced manufacturing systems, digital design tools, and applied software, Andy Grevstad has worked in product development and technical support for Tormach since 2008. Grevstad has received engineering degrees from Michigan Technological University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a regular contributor to Digital Machinist magazine and also blogs weekly about CNC milling and related topics on the Tormach blog, Milling Around.

Andrew Grevstad

One thought on “Tormach Owner Stories: Frankie Flood, Metalsmith and Studio Artist

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    05/06/2013 at 11:58 am
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    I’d have to say my favorite is the first one, although, I would be afraid to use it on my Papa Murphy’s. Wouldn’t want to ruin it.

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