[Homeroast] Old grinder

John Grubbs jvgrubbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 09:45:30 CDT 2014


There's some good info at the Orphan Espresso web site:

http://www.orphanespresso.com/Vintage-Hand-Grinder-Restoration_ep_546-1.html

On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 7:43 AM, John Nordling <john.nordling at gmail.com>
wrote:

> i inherited an old hand crank box mill from my grandparents. It's nothing
> special, but it is something that I'd like to restore to working condition.
> (Sort of similar to a Zassenhaus box mill, but not as fancy looking)
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions on cleaning and lubricating something the
> metal parts?  The box is really dried out as well. I'm thinking something
> like butcher block treatment might be good for rehydrating that part of it.
>
> I can send pics to anyone interested, but don't want to clutter up all your
> inboxes.
>
> Any and all advice welcome.
>
> John
>
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