Best Angle Grinder: 5 Top Buys for Your Tool Shed

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If you're looking for the best angle grinder, you might already be a convert to these incredibly versatile tools, but for the uninitiated, let us explain just why you should consider adding one to your tool shed. 

An angle grinder is basically a disc that spins very quickly — and it can be used for a variety of purpose, all depending on what blade you equip it with. It can cut metal, even steel, with ease, as well as cutting brick and blockwork — all very useful for the more involved end of DIY

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Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.