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DMT and DiaSharp MonoCrystalline Diamond Plates
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King and Ice Bear Waterstones
300# - 10,000#
Small - "Brick" size
Sharpening - Honing Guides and Grinding Jigs (9)
Veritas MkII Honing Guides
  -camber roller
  -skew registration jig
Veritas Grinder Rest
Veritas Blade Holder
Economy Honing Guides
Arkansas Oil Stones (18)
These are the finest of the natural stones, known the world over for their unique crystalline structure. True novaculite, these stones remove less metal than manmade stones and polish while sharpening. The resulting edge is longer lasting and sharper, achieved with fewer stones and less effort.Arkansas stones must be used with a lubricant.It keeps the stone's surface from clogging, reduces the effort required to sharpen and keeps it clean.Oil or water may be used, but if you decide to go with oil as a lubricant, you must continue to use oil since water will no longer be absorbed by an oil soaked stone.Washita stones are the softest and most aggressive. Used for taking out large nicks, re-beveling and flattening. Soft Arkansas stones are slightly softer than Hard Arkansas. Best general duty stone for multi-purpose sharpening. Hard Black stones are the hardest and finest stones. Used for a honed, highly polished edge.
Stone colors may vary.


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  • Suehiro Stones from Japan (4)
    Susehiro Waterstones - man-made in Japan
    Harder than some other Waterstones
    Easy to maintain
    Various grits and sizes available
    Saw Files, 2xExtra Slim (8)
    The Taper Saw file is a triangular, single cut file designed for filing a variety of saws with 60 degree angled teeth. Tapered toward a point, this file has cut edges for filing gullets between saw teeth. Taper saw files are available in a number of widths: regular, slim, extra slim and double extra slim. Single cut on all three sides. These Files are Double-Extra Slim (2xExtra Slim)
    Availabale in:
    100mm (4") - suitable for 14-20 TPI
    125mm (5") - suitable for 12-16 TPI
    150mm (6") - suitable for 8-12 TPI
    175mm (7") - suitable for 6-8 TPI

    File Handles (made by JD) available in 4 sizes - the smaller two sizes suit these Saw Files.

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