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Slow Speed Grinding

Here is my rig. Homemade ? Yes. Machining is one of the shop tasks where low vision really gets in the way. Spinning abrasive machines are not friendly to face on the work style ergonomics. The PPE's I wear, plus magnifying glasses are just too bulky to get close. So the slow speed grinder is my go to post tempering edge creation tool. The slow RPM, caution and a dip tank enable me to get close to my work, edge create in a tactile way and have a very good chance not to overheat the piece.

Slow as it gets. Yes that is a dremel sanding drum for the concave. Left, spoon gouge. Right , the palm gouge I'm grinding on.

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