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The slow speed grinder is an important tool for my woodworking. Working with hand planes, bench chisels, carving tools, and turning tools, I’m on the grinder almost daily. It is set up with Wolverine grinding jigs for speed and accuracy. Before replacing my wheels with the CBN wheels (120 and 180 grits), my biggest problem was overheating, or “bluing” the corners of plane irons, chisels, and gouges. To avoid this, I needed to work slowly, constantly cooling my tools in a jar of cold water. The other process that slowed me down was dressing the wheels. The CBN wheels are amazing. They are true and cool. The steel rims draw heat away from the surface and dissipate it without over-heating my tools. Hi he wheels never need dressing, and hold their perfectly flat shape. The 120 grit wheel works amazingly fast, enabling me to hollow-grind chisels and plane irons in a matter of seconds. The other day I wines up my adze, axe, and steel wedges to rough hue timber and the wheel worked fast and true. The 120 grit, when used with a very light touch, quickly puts a nearly polished edge on the bevels of my turning tools, bringing my lathe work to a new level; and it’s so quick and easy that I don’t hesitate to sharpen the tools at are slightest hint of dullness. This principle I learned through embracing Rob Cosman’s sharpening system tor my chisels and plane irons - using the Trend 300/1000 and Sharon 16000 grit stones for wiockly maintaining razor sharp edges. If sharpening is nearly risk-free, and very quick, it becomes a welcome pleasure rather than a burden. That’s what I have experienced with the CBN grinding wheels. They are Definitely worth the money! I have one suggestion for the manufacturer. Make a 180 or higher grit wheel with convex, rounded edges for the inside bevels of carving gouges. Those of us who have experienced the benefits Chris Pye’s inside bevel approach will buy them in a New York minute.