In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Ben Grover from Bluewater Stainless.
In this episode we talk about:
Ben grew up originally in NZ and as a teenager relocated to live in Fingal Bay, Port Stephens.
Ben always knew he wanted to do something with his hands and he started his heavy metal fabrication apprenticeship following high school.
Using his skills in welding Ben was able to work abroad.
The technical components of working with stainless steel and the advantages of a weatherproof product.
Ben worked at ‘Always Stainless’ for 3 years and this experience prompted him to move to Dubai with his wife, with no job to go to!
During his time in Dubai, Ben worked on luxury yachts completing steel fabrication.
After returning to Australia in 2010, Ben started working at Bluewater Stainless, where he eventually took over the business.
A day in the life of Bluewater Stainless.
Ben’s learnings from taking over a business and making it his own.
Ben is a family man and shares how he balances business and family.
Working with glass vs working with stainless steel.
The artistic eye that is required when working with steel.
The difficulties of being a creative soul and managing a business.
Working with Sean Richards Building, our guest from episode 14, to install an incredible glass staircase and pool.
The process of bringing in glass to the project using cranes.
Ben’s reflections of his time in business and the future for Bluewater Stainless.
Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Ben Grover.
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