Sharpen burrs on a grinder?

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  1. silosounds

    silosounds Well-Known Member

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    Just wondered if the burrs on my old grinder could be sharpened up they seem to be really rounded down and Im not sure what the plate is made of other than metal( cast) ? It seems pretty hard. If it can be done whats the best way to get them recut uniformed so it doesnt grind harder in spots or will it even itself off?
     
  2. james dilley

    james dilley Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You might try using a dremel tool. And go slow use the smallest bit. They make a good carbide that might be the best.Go slow and try to use a water bath will cutting it . So it won't warp. good luck.
     

  3. silosounds

    silosounds Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the response , will try.
     
  4. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    My grandfather sharpened his by rubbing it in a circular motion on sandpaper, this would work if the cutting surface is flat and accessable.