Big Bertha

 

- Belt grinder

- Designed for grinding knives

- Accepts standard 2x72" abrasive belts

- 14" usable grinding height

- Platen angle is adjustable between +/-25 degrees

- Table features mounting points for jigs and guides

- Adjustable speed (via changing pulley ratios)

- 1.5 hp  motor

- "Fast and dirty" project - designed and fabricated in under 70 hours

- Total cost under $200

- Thanks to Austin Roche for design consulting, fabrication, and scavenging skills