Tool and Cutter Grinding

Custom Carbide & High Speed Tooling

Custom Tooling Services

We specialize in providing high-quality custom cutting tools and grinding services to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our custom tooling services include:

Step Drill Manufacturing

Our step drill manufacturing services are capable of producing step drills up to 1" in diameter and up to 12" in length. We work with a range of materials, including carbide and high-speed steel, to create tools that are perfectly suited to your specific needs.

Custom Tool Manufacturing

If you have a print, we can take a look and create a custom tool that is tailored to your exact specifications. Our experienced team of professionals uses state-of-the-art equipment to produce tools that are reliable, efficient, and accurate.

Customizing Existing Inserts

If you have existing inserts that need to be customized, we can help. Our team has the expertise and equipment needed to modify existing inserts to meet your specific needs.

Burr Manufacturing

Our carbide burr manufacturing services are designed to produce high-quality, reliable burrs that can be used in a wide range of applications. We use only the highest-quality materials and state-of-the-art equipment to produce burrs that meet the strictest standards.

Endmill Manufacturing

We offer custom endmill manufacturing services that can produce endmills from blank to your specific diameters and flute counts. We also offer custom coatings and regrinding services to keep your tools performing at their best.

Drill Manufacturing

Our drill manufacturing services are capable of producing drills from 0.03" to 1" in diameter using a range of materials, including carbide and high-speed steel. Our experienced team of professionals uses state-of-the-art equipment to produce high-quality, reliable drills that meet your specific needs.

Specialty Form Tools

We offer specialty form tool manufacturing services that can produce tapered endmills, profile cutting tools, porting tools, reamers, ballnose mills, long length, or extended length mills.

Benefits of Our Custom Tooling Services

At Berkness Company, we understand that having the right tools is critical to the success of your business. That's why we offer a range of custom tooling services designed to meet your unique needs. Here are some of the benefits of working with us:

  • Fast turnaround times
  • Competitive pricing
  • High precision tools
  • Customized to your exact specifications
  • Small and large customer capabilities
  • Production capabilities if required
  • Expedited lead times
  • Short and long runs

Contact us today to learn more about our custom tooling services and how we can help you achieve your goals.

Precision Tool and Cutter Grinding Services Since 1999, Made in Minnesota

For over 20 years, we have been providing precision custom cutting tools and grinding services with exceptional quality and accuracy. Our tools are 100% made in Minnesota by our highly skilled team of professionals who take pride in their workmanship.

We believe in offering fast turnaround times and competitive pricing without compromising on quality. Our state-of-the-art equipment and advanced manufacturing processes enable us to produce custom tools that meet and exceed our customers' requirements.

Whether you need custom tool manufacturing, modifying existing inserts, burr manufacturing, endmill manufacturing, drill manufacturing, or other specialty form tools, we have the expertise and experience to get the job done right. Trust us to deliver high-quality, accurate, and reliable tools that help you achieve your production goals.

  • High precision
  • Fast turnaround
  • Competitive pricing
  • Various applications
  • Coated or uncoated
  • Quality results
  • Small and large customers
  • Production capabilities if required
  • Expedited lead-times
  • Short and long runs

Custom Tooling

  • Step Drill Manufacturing
    • Up to 1" Diameter
    • Up to 12" in Length
    • Carbide/High-Speed Steel
  • Custom Tool Manufacturing
    • Send us a print, we'll take a look
    • Customizing Existing Inserts
  • Burr Manufacturing
    • Carbide
  • Endmill Manufacturing
    • Custom Endmills from Blank
    • Custom Diameters
    • Custom Flute Count
  • Drill Manufacturing
    • From 0.03" to 1"
    • Carbide/High-Speed Steel
  • Specialty form tools
  • Tapered endmills
  • Profile cutting tools
  • Porting tools
  • Reamers
  • Ballnose mills
  • Long length or extended length mills


  • OD Grinding
    • Up to 4" OD
    • Tolerance +/-0.0001"
  • Surface Grinding
    • Up to 12" Wide
    • Up to 30" Long
    • Tolerance +/- 0.0001"
  • Thread Grinding
    • Max Thread Size 1"
  • Tool Grinding
    • Carbide
    • High-Speed Steel
  • Small Parts Grinding
    • From 0.02" up to 4"


  • Endmill Sharpening
    • Carbide
    • High-Speed Steel
    • From 1/8" up to 2"