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Part 1: Tear apart, clean up, and sand prime and start paint on shell

01-25-2019 02:21 PM by Brandon | 1 comment »

I found this old Manning Bowman 4 1/2” bench grinder on Facebook marketplace. Guy was asking $30, we made a deal for $20. I really like the looks of it, and it works, and it’s small, so it wont take up much real estate in the shop. Right after I picked it up, I swung by old reliable HF for some parts and such. I picked up a new grinding wheel, a 6” (all they had) polishing wheel that I’m gonna have to cut down to 4 1/2” and a “sander base?” looking thing that I thought I could make a small disk sander, as the sides of the grinder are open. Give me your ideas on what configuration you guys would go with. What you would put on the left, and what you would put on the ...

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