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Are you grinding the chisels on a standard high speed dry grinder? There is a risk of taking the hardness out of the chisel using this method so be careful mate, don't allow the chisel to heat up too much whilst sharpening it
 

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Yeah thanks tony, I keep a glass of lemonade by the side of my grinder for dunking.

I have got a spare dimmer switch, is it practical to wire this to the grinder to slow down the wheels?
 
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devonwoody":29wekwy6 said:
Yeah thanks tony, I keep a glass of lemonade by the side of my grinder for dunking.

I have got a spare dimmer switch, is it practical to wire this to the grinder to slow down the wheels?
Afraid not. The grinder will have a nice quiet induction motor rather than a brushed motor. Induction motor speed is determined by frequency of mains which in UK is set at 50HZ. A dimmer will not change the frequency :cry:

If you did connect it and turned it down alot, the speed would drop BUT there would be no power and it would not grind very well at all
 

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