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3 Micron Diamond Stone 8 X 3

  • 8000 grit 3 micron diamond stone
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Product Description

The American made DMT Dia-sharp Sharpener works well for creating ridelines in all makes of honed beauty shears. It is 3 micron or 8000 grit equivalent. These are the specs from DMT:

  • Superior Diamond Sharpening Stones
  • Legendary quality
  • Made in the USA
  • Sharpening surface accommodates range of edges. From large knives to small pointed tools
  • Extra-Extra Fine diamond to polish to the finest edge, 3 micron/8000 mesh
  • Sharpens knives faster than conventional stones with DMT's monocrystalline diamond surface
  • No oil is needed-sharpen with soapy water
  • Durable construction will provide years of consistent performance and reliable service

Here is my take and use of this stone....

I have personally been using one of these stones since they were first introduced by DMT. At first I did not like them. Although the results were good, and they proformed as promised, I was unhappy with the tiny scratches left on the surface of the ride area. These did not affect smoothness or cutting, but I was not able to remove the lines with subsequent steps from my regular waterstones. As time went on, I began to use the stone more when I had a shear that required extra work. In use, the scratches seemed smaller as the stone wore and smoothed. I use this stone when I want to make absoluely sure I have a completely flat rideline. I found it totally essential when sharpening low-end shears or damaged shears. I use it with soapy water as I would a natural whetstone. I have been known to use a nagura stone and like the slurry. The stone can also be utilized as a flattening stone to leave a smooth flat finish on all your waterstones. It is long lasting and won't break like a ceramic stone. I use this stone along side not instead of my other waterstones. This stone would also be essential when sharpening the newer "super steel" shears.

Product Videos

Flattening a Waterstone with a DMT Dia-Sharp Stone (03:56)
For the best sharpening results, a waterstone HAS to be flat. The DMT Dia-Sharp stones are a great choice for maintaining your waterstones. This video shows one technique for getting a flat stone. The DMT DiaSharp stone used in this video is available here: http://www.southdalesupply.com/node/9 The Naniwa waterstones are available here: http://www.southdalesupply.com/catalog/49 Straight Edge available here: www.southdalesupply.com/catalog/102
  • Flattening a W...
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  • How To Use DMT...
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