Building A Surface Grinder

by: Bruce Holmquist


Grinder

 

This is a surface grinder that I have made out of a micro milling machine that I was not using.
I simply made an aluminum adapter to fit a right angle grinder to the column and attached a roller bearing slide table to machine table. I mounted a 5" x 8" magnetic chuck to the slide table.
You can slide the table back and forth with one finger. The machine downfeed and crossfeed are used. I did not think that a cheap angle grinder would give a very good finish but to my surprise, it did. I have ground the chuck and get accurate flat grinding results.

Holmquist Design


Email: Bruce Holmquist

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Created: 03/21/2007
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