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Project by OregonWoodRat posted 03-07-2017 05:47 PM 651 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As part of cleaning and organizing my shop I built a stand for my bench grinder. I used the plans from the May 2011 issue of Wood magazine as a starting point. I altered the design a little by moving the center support back and added a couple shelves. The top is a little bigger than the plans. I still need to add a light but that will have to wait a little bit. On the back I put an outlet with a power cord. The cord for the grinder is wrapped around the electrical box and zip tied, then plugged in. This still allows for a light to get plugged in. I found that the 36 inches is about right for me. It is very stable and does not vibrate despite having some low quality wheels on the grinder.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.





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#1 posted 03-07-2017 06:27 PM

Extra shelves are always a plus. Looks like it will work for you.
You might consider putting doors on the shelves because grinder dust is going to fall on them.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 03-07-2017 08:18 PM

That is a very nice grinder stand and so nicely done and it’s going to look beautiful if you paint it. I think they look so good if they’re painted blue or grey. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 03-07-2017 11:52 PM

Great shop’s project.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-08-2017 07:06 AM

I like the simplicity and stability and agree it would look nice painted.

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#5 posted 03-08-2017 01:52 PM

Nice job on that! I built a stand for my disk sander out of 2×4’s and made it mobile, but this is just the inspiration I needed to build one for my slow speed grinder. Thanks for posting!

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