Introduction: Bench Grinder Restoration
Restore a bench grinder.
Step 1: Find an Old Tool
Search craigslist and estate sales for a cheap grinder that needs restoring.
Step 2: Disassemble
Disassemble the grinder and take good photos of the process to help with reassembly.
Step 3: Pull the Bearing
Use a gear pull to remove the bearings.
Step 4: Remove the Fan
Measure the fan placement before removing.
Step 5: Remove the Paint
Use a paint removing method. I used aircraft remover.
Step 6: Clean
Wire brush the parts clean and wipe with a solvent.
Step 7: Prime
Prime the parts.
Step 8: Paint
Choose some unique colors and paint the parts.
Step 9: Dry
Allow all the paint to dry thoroughly.
Step 10: Reassemble
Reassemble and grease all the required parts.
Step 11: Complete