Caring for Grindstones

Caring for the Tormek grindstones is key to their continuing excellent performance.

De-glazing the surface
Grading the surface
Truing the surface

SG Original Grindstone

Tormek SP-650 Stone Grader

Tormek TT-50 Truing Tool

SB Blackstone Grindstone

DMT D8X 8-Inch Dia-Sharp Continuous Diamond Extra-Coarse

SJ Japanese Waterstone

Nagura Stone
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Remember : The goal of sharpening is to produce sharp tools, and these tools can injure you if mishandled. Safety measures should be followed to protect yourself and those in your shop. Be sure to read and follow all instructions from the manufacturer, and and utilize proper safety equipment. Never consume alcohol or anything that could impair your judgement before sharpening tools, or using sharp tools. Comments can be sent via eMail to me at