When it comes to sifting through your weed to remove the bad chunks and preserve the oh-so potent kief, a weed grinder is the ultimate solution. Having an herb grinder ensures that you will seamlessly cut through your herb and separate the flower into convenient smokable chunks that are easy to load into your bowl or bong. A grinder can do this because of the many sharp “teeth” the herb grinder has.
Grinders usually come in multiple pieces – the most common are 2 piece and 4 piece grinders.
2 Piece Grinders
Two-piece grinders are the simplest grinders – they have a single compartment with a lid and teeth on both pieces. The “teeth” are designed for grinding your herb into fine pieces perfect for smoking.
4 Piece Herb Grinders
A 4 piece herb grinder adds an additional compartment added to the grinding chamber. At the bottom of the grinding piece are holes that let your ground herb fall through into the next chamber.
This makes it easier to extract the ground herb – instead of laboriously removing it from between the teeth yourself, all you have to do is take the already-ground herb out of the second chamber.
Grinder with Pollen Catcher
In the 4 piece herb grinder, the second chamber has a fine mesh bottom with a third chamber below it that captures the finest powder from your herb, including pollen and other fine dust particles that can be particularly rich and can be used to cap off a bowl of herb, or many other uses.
How to Use a Weed Grinder
The first thing to understand about weed grinders is that they will never completely close immediately when you put your marijuana into them. This is because the teeth are pushing against the flower and... Read More