Home Made Surface Grinder Plans

Discussion in 'Tools' started by rake60, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. Oct 25, 2007 #1

    rake60

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    I suppose a home made grinder of any type is only as safe as it's
    construction allows it to be. In other words, I should probably leave this
    one alone! LOL

    However it looks like a decent idea for building an inexpensive mini
    surface grinder. The plans are at: http://www.dm.net/~lughaid/vest.htm
    The pictures on the web page are too small to be of much use, but if you
    save them to your computer, they can be enlarged to show the detail.

    Rick
     
  2. Oct 25, 2007 #2

    tattoomike68

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  3. Oct 25, 2007 #3

    J. Tranter

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    I think it was Home Shop Machinist had plans to build a small surfice grinder.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2007 #4

    macona

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    I dont think I would waste my time. Surface grinders are all about accuracy and the chances of building a decent one are not so great.

    Then there is the spindle... You wont get a decent finish unless you use the right bearings and those can be several hundred bucks a piece.

    A well outfitted used surface grinder can be found for pretty cheap. $1000 or less. You will end up spending that much buying parts alone to build one.
     

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