8"x2" Medium Diamond Bench Stone
-100% Uninterrupted Diamond Coated Surface (280 grit)
-High-Impact Plastic Housing
-Non-Slip Rubber Base
-Screw Holes in Base for Bench Mounting
Lansky’s Diamond Bench Stones are designed for expert knife sharpening and woodworking tool care. All Lansky Diamond Bench Stones feature a full edge-to-edge diamond grit surface for quicker, more efficient sharpening, at a high-value. They are available in two sizes and five grits.
-The Medium (280 grit) diamond surface is designed average touch-ups. This grit has the ability to re-condition a bevel grind, at the same time leaving your blade with a serviceable and sharp edge.
Grit Reference Guide:
Extra Coarse (70 grit), Coarse (120 grit), Medium (280 grit), Fine (600 grit), Extra Fine (1,000 grit)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Extra Fine, 6in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Fine, 6in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Medium, 6in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Coarse, 6in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Extra Coarse, 6in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Fine, 8in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Medium, 8in x 2in)
- Diamond Bench Stone - (Extra Coarse, 8in x 2in)
Feb 21st, 2014
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Diamond Bench Stone Instructions
Step 1 - Select the proper stone for your edge.
- Extra Course-Course- For a completely dull or damaged edge
- Medium- To maintain an already sharp edge
- Fine- Extra Fine- to hone/polish a finished edge
Step 2 - Set the stone on a stable, flat surface.
Note: Do not use lubrication of any kind on the Diamond Stone Surface.
Step 3 - Observe the bevel angle on the blade you intend to sharpen. Then, bring the edge to the stone matching your sharpening angle to the bevel angle.
Step 4 - Using light pressure, push the edge of the blade across the stone in one motion, much like trying to slice a thin layer off the top of the stone. Maintaining a consistent angle is essential for the best results.
Step 5 - Repeat process 3-4 times on one side of the blade, then switch to the other side and repeat.
Step 6 - Repeat this process until edge is sharp.
Step 7 - Make sure to clean your stones with a damp rag after each use. Store in a cool dry place.
1. Use a series of stones for the best results. Course -> Medium -> Fine -> Extra Fine.
2. Start with 3-4 strokes per side. Repeat this process 3-4 times.
3. Then 2 strokes per side. Repeat this process 2-3 times.
4. Then 1 stroke per side. Repeat this process 1-2 times.
5. Then move on to a finer stone.
*More advanced techniques will be featured on the Lansky Sharpening Blog
Be Smart, Be Safe and Stay an Edge Above the Rest!
CAUTION: Knife sharpening is an inherently dangerous activity. Used properly this sharpener cannot hurt you but a carelessly handled blade or pointed object can.