In today’s video, we’ll show you the renovation of an old tobacco grinder.
This grinder I chose for you from the things I want to renovate over time. I have a mill at home for some time, I bought it at auction.
I’ll add the mill to my collection. The mill is marked PATENT size 4. 19th century antiques 1859-1873, cast iron grinders were used to produce chewing tobacco. The original patent date is August 2, 1859, ext. August, 1873. It is provided with three foot feet, each leg having an eye opening for attachment to a countertop.
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00:06 what to choose? 🙂
01:14 yes, that would work! Tobacco grinder 🙂
01:38 bolt and nut releaser
02:41 disassembly of grinder blades
05:04 cleaning parts from rust steel brush
05:46 what did not handle the steel brush should be cleaned with an angle grinder with a braid brush.
06:56 inaccessible places should be cleaned with a soft brush.
08:09 Clean the inside of the grinder with a metal wool and a common detergent.
09:00 rinse with clean water
09:19 Clean the wooden parts with sandpaper P180 and grinding sponge P220
09:51 Apply a rust remover to cleaned metal parts
10:52 after drying clean with metal wool
11:27 before the actual coating glue wooden parts and places that we will not spray paper tape
12:13 synthetic primer
12:18 after drying apply the top synthetic coating, I chose the color red, which was originally on the grinder
12:23 after thorough drying I used black synthetic spray, which is sprayed only gently and wiped with a cloth to mimic the age of the grinder
13:01 remove the paper tape
14:10 We use beeswax on wooden parts and wipe them dry
14:54 prepared all parts before assembly
15:11 old holes in the pad to fill a match 🙂
15:25 and the mill itself is assembled
17:10 Done 🙂
17:32 comparison before and after renovation