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Axminster Rider Double Sided Diamond Bench Stone
Axminster Rider Double Sided Diamond Bench Stone
£29.96 (£24.97 Ex. VAT)

Axminster Rider Double Sided Diamond Bench Stone

Code: 951777

  • Double-sided premium quality stone
  • Ideal for plane irons, chisels and ceramic knives
  • Complete with rubber non-slip surround
  • Fine 1,000grit (15 micron) and coarse 400grit (36 micron)
  • Recommended use with water to prevent clogging
  • 200mm x 65mm x 8mm thick
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£29.96 (£24.97 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Axminster Rider Double Sided Diamond Bench Stone
  • Axminster Rider Honing Guide
  • Veritas Honing Compound
  • Connell Double Sided Strop with Dialux Paste
Total: £58.58
Description

In Detail

These 200 x 65mm double sided premium quality diamond stones give two options, just by flipping them over. We tested these extensively, medium 400G (36 micron) on one side and fine 1,000G (15 micron) on the other. Nickel plating permanently fixes the diamond particles onto the 8mm thick steel base. A chequered pattern carries away metal particles so maintaining the stone's cutting efficiency. The resulting surface is more than capable of sharpening modern hard steels, ceramic knives as well as traditional tool steels. A protective non-slip rubber surround keeps the stone in place when in use. You can use it dry but it works far better with a splash of water.

Specification

Specification

Size 200mm(8") x 65mm(2-1/2") x 8mm(5/16")
Reviews (17)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.2 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

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Sam Shields

29 December 2015

Good Product

I bought this last month and use it with the Mk2 Veritas Honing Guide and then move onto an 8000 grit waterstone and finish off with a leather strop, you get scarily sharp plane irons and chisels. Initially I got great fast results, but now it's been used quite a few times the effectiveness is dulling. I still get a good/excellent results but it just takes a little longer. i have also used it on a Veritas PM11 blade which is super hard anyway and got excellent results. I demonstrated it to my stepson yesterday and he couldn't believe how sharp tools can get, even the poorer quality ones. Would I buy it again? absolutely without a doubt.
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Evan

8 November 2015

Good value

Excellent for the price. 400 side is slightly concave and 1000 side is slightly convex but nothing serious. Overall I'm getting really good results and I'm pretty happy with it.
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Derek

3 July 2015

Fantastic bit of kit

Tried one of these to replace my aged and worn out Trend diamond plate. Thought I'd take a punt on this as the price was just too good, even if it wasn't flat like some have said, I could afford to keep exchanging it until got a flat one. I have to say, I must have been born lucky!! 100% flat when tested with an exceptionally high quality engineers square I have (which isn't used for anything else other than checking the squareness of any squares which come into my workshop) Ordered at about 1/4 to 4, and arrived next day as promised by Axminster's exceptional customer service. I thought they'd perhaps sent me 2 when I picked up the box, but no; this thing is a real heavyweight, thick, fabulously finished, integral rubber holder which works, and a nice pop stud resealable plastic wallet to keep the workshop dust off when finished. The cutting action is superb, regrinding the bevel on an old hard Marple's blue on the 400 side took no time at all, and putting a reasonable edge on with the 1000 grit ready for the water stones was a breeze. I would heartily recommend one of these to anyone based on my experience, and am going to buy another just to use for flattening my 3 and 5k water stones. If this is your only sharpening medium, you can't go far wrong and it will give you a working edge. If however like me you need to be able to see your face in the bevel (sad I know) then you'll need something finer for that last polish.
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Stuart Adams

13 May 2015

good value site stone

Bought this when in store to regrind and hone my site chisels which had taken some serious stick.Did the lot in an afternoon and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this cheap stone.Surface just started to deteriorate but hey for 24 quid it its not going to last for ever is it.
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Jeremy

21 April 2015

What a pleasure

I am not one to ever write reviews but I purchased the 400/1000 diamond plate about a month ago and was amazed with the speed and ease of sharpening. The plate was perfectly flat and I am now looking to purchase more at different grades. My oil and Waterstones have been packed away as they are now to labour intensive and messy. Hale to the Diamond plate.

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