Nice setup. I have two similar bench grinder conversions. They have larger wheels on them – 6 inch I believe and they are great to work with.
Just a quick post to show off my new buffing station 😀
Up til now, I’ve been mounting buffing wheels in my drill press. This has worked out fairly well, as I can adjust the drive belt on the press to manage the RPMs of the spindle. It’s a fairly quick adjustment process, but a dirty one, as the belt and pulleys seem to manufacture their own grease and grime. It has also meant that I can only have one buffing wheel in use at any given time, which can become tedious. I have been considering upgrade options for a while, and then – serendipity! A convergence of motivations and a good sale.
The motivational convergence occurred between me and my wife. I wanted a new work area for pipe restorations and she wanted a warm indoor parking spot. Thus the current (and ongoing, but I can just barely see…
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