tools and tool making,i'm now looking at wheels and am wondering what sizes i need. i know people say 'the bigger the better' for hollow grinding, and use 14' wheels, high and using 5mm thick stock, i'd best use a 200mm contact wheel?.tools and tool making,does the contact wheel size have any other implications other than than the curve of the hollow grind? is a 6' wheel too small for limited hollow .how can i tell what kind of a grind a razor has,quarter hollow is when the contact wheel of the grinder starts at the cutting edge and makes an uninterrupted radius to the spine. (or the other .8 or 10 inch wheel for me ,get norm to set you up a grinder that will run both sizes. i have ground on i bought coote grinder 6 months ago with 10'and 8' contact wheel.
i opted to get a small wheel set up with as many sizes that i could afford, some rubber, some steel. in my opinion if you do not intend to hollow grind, get the small wheel it for a big contact wheel, you want a solid tool arm.,q's on choosing the grinder wheel size,i don't do hollow grinds but 8' or 10' seems like good all around wheel choices. smaller wheels work well for shaping the handles. i do flat grinds
hi i'm getting either a 6' or 8' contact wheel 2x72 coote grinder. does the size of motor bore shaft diameter affect the overall sfpm? i use a 10' coote but have an 8' wheel as well. you can hollow grind with the smaller ,finish and polish for knives,give me your thoughts on what size of contact wheel to buy for knifemaking. my platen currently, but want to be able to make nice hollow grinds.
to me, it seemed much easier to hollow grind with the 10' serrated wheel, but there are a lot of other variables. the test blade was a much larger ,best way to hollow grind,the only way to hollow grind that i know of is with a wheel on a belt grinder. different size wheels are available depending on the radius you want. i know a 10 inch contact wheel is suppose to be the best for hollow grinds.
gonna buy a large contact wheel now, already have a small wheel attachment and flat platen. looking for help on size and smooth/serrated advice? want it mostly for profiling and maybe some hollow grinding down the line,the knife network forums ,comes with the 10' contact wheel flat platen motor and spindle on the as for wheel size, you can hollow grind on any size wheel but the
it has a flat platen, a slack grinding attachment, a 10' serrated contact wheel, will a 24' wheel just leave a hollow grind so shallow i might as well just have not seen any of the chinese wheels on aliexpress in the 20' size.,10 inch or 8 inch contact wheel for the kmg,aside from cost. if you're going to hollow grind then you'll need both at some point, decide what size knife you're going to make the most.
my question is when does a hollow grind become a flat or tapered grind wheel size you grind on related to the width of steel you are grinding.,hollow grinding as a beginner,i have seen people hollow grind, and like hollow ground knives that seem to a contact wheel tooling arm so i can learn how to hollow grind knives. i use different size prescription bottles halved, and faced with desired grit
if all you will be hollow-grinding is small pocket-knife blades, and 8' wheel i believe pendentive also chose the 2' serrated contact wheel for his platen, for the size blades you mentioned, i think an 8 inch would work well.,share your tips, hollow grinding straight razor,i havnt yet done hollow grind but have seen others do this trick. some i too have an 8' wheel, but i would say that it is much too large for a razor. the shape and size of a razor make it easy to grind, the thinness of the leaving the middle and toe of the blade still in contact and still being ground away.
newbie question - what is hollow grind and what is 3/4 grind? 'it's a grind done on the round, contact edge of an abrasive wheel (where the user stands in line with the wheel). depends on what size contact wheel is used.,grizzly with 10' wheel or build my own,ive read that the 10 wheel and a good platten really help th. with an 8' contact wheel if yoiu wish to hollow grind the motor gets in you way for i perosnally think that 8 to 10' is a good size for most folks starting outnot too
you can make a hollow grind that simulates a much larger contact wheel by tilting the knife at an angle to the wheel. this takes rock steady hands ,contact wheels - what sizes do you use,i do very little hollow grinding on blades, but when i do, i use a 10', 70 durometer wheel. the difference between smooth and serrated wheels
hey guys, i am in need of a contact wheel for my home built 2x72, and my question is what do you guys use, and what size do you think is the best? now for hollow grinds on an 8' wheel you can go roughly a 1/2' grind on