Applications: For use on angle grinders, these bonded abrasive discs provide an ideal solution when you need to cut close to an edge, for example to insert plumbing under flooring, cutting wood with nails or other applications where the use standard saws and TC blades would be difficult, such as tree roots, old decking etc. For the beginner, I would either recommend the grinder you already have or something inexpensive. With my angle grinder or carving burrs, the speed and ease with which I can remove wood allows me to be more creative and spontaneous while carving. While the first abrasive flap discs for high-speed angle grinders were developed towards the end of the 1970s and were somewhat crude, new versions offer much diversity. And Gregory won’t be going near an angle grinder, or anything like that for that matter, anytime soon.
The arbourtech and similar cutters are not far removed from the same type of cut you get with a chainsaw so should be used with mesh visor, chainsaw gloves and trousers. Highly durable and purposeful Power Tool this is. It can be used to cut woods, to cut iron pipe/rods, to grind steel and wood, to sand wood and steel, to cut wall for underground wiring etc. I used a Ryobi 4.5 inch angle grinder and this one to remove paint and adhesive from a garage floor using a Diamabrush 4.5 in. Concrete Abrasive Removal Hand Tool and both worked really well.
In lieu of a bunch of expensive tools and even scarfing jigs, my angle grinder is standard fare along side of my car keys and empty wallet. They felt much safer to use after that, noisy violent stuff, gawd only knows what the neighbours must have thought at the racket, but they cut through pretty much anything you throw at them. Don’t take any chances on wood moving while you’re working with power carving tools. A perpetual problem I have is cutting up large steel plates/sheets (usually donated by the local university’s scrap heap. Never use bench grinder discs, or any other disc not designed for an angle grinder. It’s also very difficult to buy dry or seasoned wood commercially over 3″ thick.
I need to cut my brick chimney and my concrete floor because I have a water leak from both the 1st and 2nd floor bathrooms and kitchen sink and I’m going to have to go it alone!! Then I’d use the angle grinder to cut and shape various bricks, stones and found pieces to upcycle into a mosaic surface for the walkway. Remember the natural process – wood will continue to dry until it finds a balance with its environment.
The new XR-2400 pallet grinder tears through pallets faster than ever while reducing noise, dust and energy consumption. Amazingly it didn’t cut through anything vital and after his wife Frida did some quick first aid and got him to the nearest hospital, Gregory lived to tell the tale. With a bathroom remodel under-way, cutting tile is looming on the horizon and rapidly approaching. Indeed the Arbortech carvers have won the tough German seal of safety with their unique limited cutting depth design that reduces the damage caused if ever tool and flesh were to make contact.
I could definitely use the WSG7 to cut the fence sections into manageable pieces for transport to the dump. So, if that beautiful cutting tool isnt needed here then I don’t know where it is! And when the blade eventually becomes sluggish, by simply loosening the screws and rotating the round cutting teeth you have a fresh sharp edge in minutes. For example, the 9-inch grinder that is still made by brands like Makita was once popular in industrial workplaces, but its gigantic size caused many accidents. Use at work for grinding first cordless grinder and it exceeded my expectations.
Their cousin, the metal cutoff saw, is great if box, angle or flat lengths of steel need to be cut. Diamond blades are designed for long life and fast cutting in multiple stone and masonry applications, from cutting concrete and stone to cutting ceramic tile. The anti-rotational protective guard of this angle grinder can easily be adjusted to provide you with total protection.