Tuning Up a Bench Grinder
The calm surface of the wine in this glass, placed on the tool-rest of a running grinder, demonstrates how a properly tuned grinder should operate.
RIKON 82-100 8-in. Wet Sharpener
Ultra-slow speed and a water bath ensure that tools won’t lose their temper during sharpening and honing.
How do You Tighten the Nuts on Grinding Wheels?
Both machines have done the same thing: the nuts come loose while using the grinder. I am at a loss as to what I can do to correct this problem.
Grinders Bite Back
The other day, while grinding a fresh edge on my turning chisels, I was reminded of a rather searing injury from my past. It’s proof that sometimes the “safe” tools are the ones that bite you back. Here’s what happened…