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Bench Grinders and Tool Sharpening

Bench grinders are excellent pieces of machinery that are extremely useful to have around your workplace or home workshop.

These clever tool sharpening machines use spinning abrasive wheels to grind and shape the material. As a result of having two wheels with different abrasive grades, they are great for sharpening blunt tools, such as blades, chisels, knives, scissors, and shears.

Here at Kendal Tools & Machinery, we are proud to provide some of the best bench grinders on the market – guaranteed to keep your tools razor-sharp and fit for use.

So, why not take a look at the collection below and identify the best one for your needs? We promise you won’t be disappointed.

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A comprehensive range of tool sharpening equipment

As a leading stockist of tool sharpening machines, we supply bench grinders from renowned manufacturers, including:

  • Scheppach
  • SIP
  • Draper
  • Charnwood

Boasting an angle guide, honing paste, and setting angle gauge, Scheppach’s Tiger 2000s and 2500 whetstone bench grinders are ideal for DIY beginners. The honing wheel can also be removed to aid the process of sharpening longer knives and irons.

Please note that whetstone bench grinders must be fastened down securely before use to prevent movement when sharpening tools.

Some of our other bench grinders and tool sharpening equipment come with their own distinctive features. For example, the SIP machines are all supplied with a free extra wire brush wheel, whilst the Draper GD650A bench grinder is sold complete with a sanding belt and light, not to mention a host of other adjustable and safety features.

No matter what type of bench grinder you’re searching for – with something to suit all requirements – we’re confident that you’ll find it here at Kendal Tools.

Order a bench grinder today

Be sure to browse our extensive range of tool sharpening machinery today and click through for more detailed information.

Once you’ve identified the best bench grinder for your workshop, click ‘add to basket’ and checkout. Our team will then process your order and parcel your products up, ready to be delivered to your door. It’s as simple as that.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding tool sharpening or would like to know more about any of the bench grinders we supply, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Our friendly team is always on hand and would be delighted to discuss your options further with you – helping you to determine the most suitable solution for your application and business.

Either call 01539 733 774, email info@kendaltools.co.uk or fill out the online enquiry form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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  • LED Light with Flexi-shaft

    LED Light with Flexi-shaft and Magnetic Base

    £37.35 Inc. VAT
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  • BG150 Scheppach 150mm Bench Grinder with Light

    £93.99 Inc. VAT
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  • Scheppach BG200AL 8″ x 8″ Dry Grinder Bench Grinder with White Grinding Wheel 230volt

    £137.90 Inc. VAT
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  • Scheppach SM200AL 8" Bench Grinder - Kendal Tools

    Scheppach SM200AL 8″ Bench Grinder with White Grinding Wheel 230volt

    £94.90 Inc. VAT
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  • BGS700 Bench Grinder and Belt Linisher

    £110.90 Inc. VAT
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  • Draper Bench Grinder with Light - Kendal Tools

    Draper GD625L Bench Grinder 150mm dia. with Work Light (05095)

    £103.40 Inc. VAT
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  • Draper GD650A Bench Grinder with Sanding Belt with light 05096

    £109.90 Inc. VAT
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  • Draper GHD150 370watt Heavy Duty Bench Grinder 240volt (29620)

    £86.99 Inc. VAT
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  • Draper GWD200A Whetstone and Dry Grinder (78456)

    £87.90 Inc. VAT
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  • Scheppach Tiger 2000 - Kendal Tools

    Scheppach Tiger 2000S Whetstone Grinder 40mm wide wheel.

    £131.98 Inc. VAT
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  • Tiger 2500 250mm electric whetstone sharpening honing machine 230v (metal body sturdy construction)

    £194.50 Inc. VAT
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  • Scheppach Tiger 2000S Whetstone Grinder 40mm wide wheel.

    Tiger 3000VS Vario-speed 10″ sharpener plus kit

    £183.90 Inc. VAT
  • 07625 6″ Bench grinder 240volt (Wire wheel included)

    £109.99
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  • SIP 8" Bench Grinder - Kendal Tools

    SIP 07628 Bench Grinder 200mm dia with FREE wire brush wheel

    £125.99 Inc. VAT
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  • SIP Pro Bench Grinder - Kendal Tools

    SIP 07650 10″ (250mm) Pro Bench Grinder 550watt motor

    £199.99 Inc. VAT
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  • BG6 6″ Charnwood Bench Grinder, 20mm Grey Stone, 40mm White Stone

    £104.90 Inc. VAT
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  • BG8 8″ Bench Grinder, 20mm Grey Stone, 40mm White Stone

    BG8 8″ Charnwood Bench Grinder, 20mm Grey Stone, 40mm White Stone

    £149.00 Inc. VAT
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Frequently Asked Questions

What can bench grinders be used for?

Put simply, a bench grinder is a special type of grinding machine that’s used to drive abrasive wheels to sharpen tools. It’s a must-have for DIY and trade workshops. The grinding wheels come in different sizes with varying grits, which makes them perfect for everything from grinding and sharpening blunt tools and metal objects to cutting hard items and wood, removing rust, and shaping and buffing objects. Feel free to contact the team at Kendal Tools for more information about bench grinders and their uses.

What size bench grinder do I need?

Bench grinders typically come in two sizes: 6-inch and 8-inch. Whilst both sizes are easy to set up and convenient to use, they differ in price – with the larger machines costing the most. A 6-inch bench grinder operates at regular speeds and has sufficient power to help you execute the most common home improvement tasks. It can be used for a wide range of DIY and professional projects and can be purchased for an affordable price. An 8-inch bench grinder, on the other hand, is perfect for professional use and heavy-duty work. It’s worth pointing out that it’s a lot slower in terms of operation, yet it requires fewer wheel changes and maintenance. So, although you’ll pay more for an 8-inch bench grinder, you’ll save money in the long run because you won’t have to change the wheels as frequently. To determine which bench grinder is best for sharpening your tools, call Kendal Tools on 01539 733 774 or email info@kendaltools.co.uk, and we’ll get back to you with detailed information.

Why is tool sharpening important?

A tradesperson must have the right tools for the job, but they also need to ensure that they are sharp and ready to use. Dull blades will cause wear and tear, which could ultimately put a strain on your core muscles and damage your power tools. However, allocating enough time to sharpen your tools before using them will allow you to make clean, smooth-edged cuts. After all, sharp tools are safer and more efficient to use than blunt ones. And tool sharpening can help prolong the life of blades, meaning you won’t need to replace them as often. If you’d like to know more about tool sharpening and how our bench grinders can help, get in touch today.

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