Thread: ozito wet stone grinder
2nd Aug 2011, 04:48 PM #1
ozito wet stone grinder
has anyone had any experience with these wet grinders? they are only 80 bucks so i might give it a go.
i can see where the tool rest for the wet stone is it dosent have the same type as a tormek so im a bit confused, ive never used a electric wet stone grinder before.
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9th Dec 2011, 12:49 PM #2
I am going to buy one for myself for Christmas. It has a 3 year replacement warranty and further info is available at [URL="http://www.ozito.com.au/bench-grinder-wet-amp-dry"]
The wet stone does not have a precise tool rest so I intend to build one from steel that can be bolted to a piece of timber together with the grinder.
9th Dec 2011, 01:52 PM #3
Would probably have been less expensive and more efficient to have the wetstone on the end of the shaft than at right angles. Odd design.
9th Dec 2011, 06:26 PM #4
9th Dec 2011, 06:57 PM #5
I have had one for a couple of years.
Don't expect to do any accurate/ fine sharpening on it. It is not a Tormek or even a Sheppach.
I have replaced the small wheel with a buffing wheel and use the wet wheel for when i need to remove large amounts of metal from chipped/brokem/abused blades.
It is very good at doing that.
9th Dec 2011, 07:44 PM #6
11th Dec 2011, 08:33 PM #7
I saw one of these at Bunnings recently. I couldn't see if there was a provision for a honing guide for the wetstone. If it comes with out one, then it would be next to useless.
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