April 7, 2016

Video Tip

Flattening a Waterstone

Waterstones cut quickly to speed up the process of sharpening your edge tools. Over time, the surface of the stone becomes dished and that leads to curved, inconsistent edges. So it’s important to flatten your waterstones regularly. Phil shares a technique to get the job done quickly and accurately.

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