Maintain a welldressed grinding wheel

The bench grinder is one of the most important tools in any shop for keeping other tools up and running at peak performance levels. But it too requires occasional maintenance. Over time, the grinding wTheel or wheels build up resins and other gunk that settle into the grit of the wheel, where they harden each time you use the grinder. Tf you notice that your wheel has a brown, burnished appearance, it's time to dress the wheel. This procedure can be accomplished with a dressing tool, like the one shown at right, or simply with a stick made of silicone carbide. Simply apply the dressing tool or carbide stick to the spinning grinding wheel and inspect the wheel visually until the surface Is clean and fully restored.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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