Variable Speed: If you dabble in both woodworking and car or auto-body repair, consider a variable speed bench grinder. The BILT HARD 8-Inch bench grinder equipped 3/4HP 5A motor provides speed 2,000 - 3,400 RPM, it will allow you to operate the tool at its highest speed when you need to clean car nuts and bolts, while still enabling you to reduce the speed for sharpening chisels and other woodworking hand tools.
Grinding Wheels: Dual 8 in. aluminum-oxide grinding wheels and one wire wheel, #36(Coarse)/#60(Medium) for a variety of materials, ideal for grinding, sharpening, deburring, polishing and cleaning. Adjustable tool rest included helps to accurate grinding from different angles.
Safety Features: An adjustable gooseneck lamp(40W Maximum, Bulb NOT INCLUDED, Compatible Bulb Model: E27 ) allows you to focus on the work area. Our bench grinder equipped with clear acrylic eye guards and spark arrestors to prevent injury to your eyes. NOTE: grinding still will create sparks and sends shards of metal flying, so it's imperative to wear protective gloves and glasses when operating a bench grinder.
Heavy Duty Stand: The 32-inch all-steel construction stand with a tool tray reduces vibration and improves stability during use. Predrilled holes in the table allow for easy installation of most all mounted tools.
Warranty: We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship 90 days from the date of purchase and 1 year limited warranty. Our support team is on standby for YOU.
There are numerous bench grinders available in the market and while many of them seem very similar, there are differences that can greatly alter the quality of your project and budget. We understand the frustration of choosing the best bench grinder for your projects and here are some of the criteria that we used in picking the best bench grinders for this review:
Price isn’t the only factor that needs to be considered but sure is very essential when sampling out your best choice. A general rule of thumb is that the price needs to match the value of the product. To be sure, you can start by comparing your favorite picks online. However, you need to be careful since cheaper prices might sometimes mean a compromise on quality.
Quality of materials
Material quality is a fundamental factor that influences the versatility of a bench grinder. To evaluate a bench grinder’s durability and its capability to be used for a wide range of projects, we reviewed the quality of materials used to make it. This varied from plastic, metals, and sometimes both. For sturdy, durable, versatile, and lightweight tools, most manufacturers often prefer to use a combination of plastic and metal. We also kept an eye on the paint used to coat the surface as it prevents corrosion. Note that subpar paints rub off on your workpieces.
Top-quality bench grinders are heavily drowned with the sheer vastness of bench grinders in the market. Picking out the best one often means that you can easily use it to adapt to various functions or activities for different DIY projects such as renovations, carpentry, landscape work, and much more. The bench grinders we have reviewed in this article are able to handle the versatility of multiple projects while still offering premium quality.
Longevity and warranty
As noted earlier, the quality of material used to make a bench grinder influences its longevity. Here, we evaluated bench grinders largely made of plastics and metals. Plastic bench grinders easily break when used in heavy-duty projects while their metallic counterparts tend to be more durable. From this review, we recommend that you go for bench grinders backed by a warranty of at least 1 year to ensure the manufacturer stands behind their product.
Our goal is to help you narrow down your choices when it comes to buying woodworking tools like saw blades, drills, paint sprayers, etc. We provide a list of our top picks in each category so you don’t have to waste time searching through all the endless options.