In this video i'm restoring an old coffee grinder.
A few weeks ago I bought an old bench grinder to restore on eBay. The guy who sold it was actually selling more antiques, he had a room filled with old items. I took a look at his other stuff and this unique coffee grinder caught my attention right away. So I ended up buying it for $35. The one thing that really impressed me on this coffee grinder was the metal body, usually they're made of wood. I also liked the colour very much. The restoration itself turned out to be a lot more challenging than I first expected. I'm very happy with the final result of this coffee grinder. I really like how the handle turned out.
I hope you like my work and the video.
Huge thank you to all of my Patreon and PayPal supporters and specially to:
Chris & Darcey
02:45 showing all the parts
02:55 cleaning the parts with warm water
03:17 removing the old paint with paint stripper
04:34 restoring the main part
05:32 restoring the drawer
05:58 restoring the wooden plate
07:44 restoring the shaft holder
08:26 making 4 new bolts for the shaft holder on the lathe
09:12 making 4 new square nuts and washers for these bolts on the lathe
09:55 restoring the top cover
10:35 restoring the hopper
12:29 making 4 copper rivets for the hopper
13:05 removing rust with MC-51
13:21 restoring the grinder ring
13:47 restoring the grinder shaft
14:56 restoring the two brass nuts
15:20 making a special brass washer for the nuts on the lathe
15:45 restoring and modify the complete handle
20:27 apply filler to the painted parts
20:58 apply 2k primer
21:08 wet sanding the primer
21:25 apply 2k matt black coat the the drawer (RAL 9005)
21:31 apply 2k sand yellow coat (RAL 1002)
21:54 replacing the old screws
22:11 showing all the parts before reassembling
24:57 showing the finished product
25:33 final test
Time and costs of this restoration:
I was working on this project over 2,5 weeks
$35 coffee grinder
$20 two component primer
$28 two component coat (sand yellow RAL 1002)
$20 two component matt coat (jet black RAL 9005)
$2 wooden pins
$8 glue for wood
$10 solvent stain and brass screws
MC-51 rust remover:http://www.mc-51.com/
If you have any questions about the process, machines i'm using or other stuff, just ask me in the comments. I read them all and i try to reply as soon as possible.
Sorry for my bad english, it's not my language. I try my best to improve my technical english.
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