This very popular diamond stone features the signature polka-dot pattern innovated by DMT in which the interrupted surface of tiny wells traps the metal debris that ensures a clean & continuous edge all while the superior monocrystalline diamond does the efficient sharpening work. For the quickest, cleanest, & most efficient sharpening, there is truly no substitute. Excellent for use with all type of metals, & great for many woodworking tools (although, mini tools with small surfaces are best used with a non-interrupted sharpening surfaces) Comes with an attractive wooden box with non-skid rubber feet. Note: Do not use oil. Petroleum based oil can soften the hard plastic material the diamond is set in. May sharpen dry or with simply with water.
From the Manufacturer:
DMT Commitment. Proudly made in the USA for more than thirty years, DMT has been committed to one thing: to innovate & produce the world's finest diamond knife & tool sharpeners. All DMT products are made using the highest quality materials & workmanship & are guaranteed to be free of defects. Any product found to be defective will be replaced free of charge - it's that simple!
Product Diamond Grit Particle Size in Microns Overall Stone Size Model # 8" Diamond Sharpening Stone with Wooden Box ~ X-Coarse Extra Coarse 60 micron, 220 mesh 8" Long x 2-5/8" Wide x 1-5/8" Thick W8X8" Diamond Sharpening Stone with Wooden Box ~ Coarse Coarse45 micron, 325 mesh8" Long x 2-5/8" Wide x1-5/8" ThickW8C8" Diamond Sharpening Stone with Wooden Box ~ Fine Fine 25 micron, 600 mesh8" Long x 2-5/8" Wide x1-5/8" ThickW8F8" Diamond Sharpening Stone with Wooden Box ~ X-Fine Extra Fine 9 micron, 1200 mesh8" Long x 2-5/8" Wide x1-5/8" ThickW8E